Coronavirus Updates

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

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Business Impact Survey

The Queensland Government is running a survey to help them understand how your business has been impacted and assess what support you need.

Latest Queensland Government Update – 25/09/2020

Essential information: Queensland border restrictions: New changes come into effect on 1 October 2020. Find information on current border restrictions and how to apply for a border pass. Restrictions on gatherings, aged care and health care eased in South East...

Operation Protocol for freight movements in Queensland

Effective from 3.00pm 23 September 2020. Queensland Health has issued a new directive for the operational protocol for freight movements entering Queensland, which has been developed in part to operationalise the Australian Government Protocol for Domestic Border...

Latest Queensland Government Update – 07/09/2020

Essential information: Further relief for businesses: Extended payroll tax relief and Backing Queensland Business Investment Fund announced as part of the COVID-19 Fiscal and Economic Review. New restrictions – gatherings, aged care and health facilities: New...

Latest Queensland Government update – 31/08/2020

Essential information:   New restrictions – gatherings, aged care and health facilities: New restrictions are in place for more areas of Queensland, effective 31 August 2020. Businesses can continue to operate in line with COVID Safe plans. Schoolies Week events...

Latest Queensland Government update – 22/08/2020

Essential information: New restrictions effective 8am 22 August 2020: New restrictions on gatherings, aged care and health facilities are in place. Businesses can continue to operate in line with COVID Safe plans. Queensland border restrictions: Read...

Freight Movement Code released for Domestic Border Controls

Freight Movement Code released for Domestic Border Controls

On 24 July 2020, the National Cabinet agreed to the Domestic Border Controls—Freight Movements Protocol. National Cabinet also agreed for Transport and Infrastructure Ministers to upgrade the Protocol into an Enforceable Code. On 7 August 2020, the National Cabinet...

Latest Queensland Government update – 12/08/2020

Recent announcements: Border restrictions direction (No. 11) — New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory and Victoria are declared hotspots. Residents in postcodes of the Queensland-New South Wales border zone can cross the border for any purpose with a Border...

New protocol for the movement of freight across borders

New protocol for the movement of freight across borders

The National Cabinet has agreed on a new Domestic Border Control Freight Movement Protocol, also endorsed by the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee. It has been developed to keep freight moving around Australia while minimising risks to workers and the...

Transport and Logistics Infection Control Training

Transport and Logistics Infection Control Training

As a result of COVID-19, a large number of workers require skills to decrease transmission of infection while undertaking their daily duties. A new Infection Control Skill Set has been developed and customised to suit those working in the Transport and Logistics...

Latest Queensland Government update – 14/07/2020

Essential information: Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant: Check your eligibility and apply now for up to $10,000 funding for micro and small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Note: Round 2 for South East Queensland has now closed. We are still accepting...