COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates
Keep up to date with the latest COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates and directives via:
For the latest information on relief packages and assistance available:
- Business Queensland – business assistance finder
- Business Queensland – information for businesses
- Australian Government – Economic response to the Coronavirus
- Australian Government – JobKeeper payment
The following organisations also have updates relevant to industry:
- Queensland Trucking Association (QTA)
- National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR)
- Australian Trucking Association
- Australasian Railway Association (ARA)
- Ports Australia
- Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
- Maritime Safety Queensland (MSQ)
- Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)
- Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA)
- Australian Logistics Council (ALA)
- Fair work Ombudsman
- Safe Work Australia
- Bus Industry Confederation (BIC)
COVID-19 Fact Sheets
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Information for employers (01/05/2020)
COVID-19 Safety Guideline Sheet for Truck Drivers (30/03/2020)
COVID-19 Safety Guideline for Truck Stops (30/03/2020)
COVID-19 Safety Guideline for Cabin Cleaning (30/03/2020)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for border staff (07/04/2020)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for marine pilots (06/08/2020)
WHS advice for small business (28/03/2020)
Workers: WHS advice for COVID-19 (28/03/2020)
Principles for COVID-19 Public Transport Operations (29/05/2020)
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.
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Essential information: Queensland border restrictions: New restrictions take effect 1am (AEST), Monday 21 December 2020. Current business restrictions: Find the latest information on eased business restrictions. Businesses collecting customer information must move to...
Essential information: Business restrictions easing: Restrictions are changing from 4pm, Tuesday 17 November 2020, affecting indoor venues and events, outdoor events, weddings and funerals. Find information on current business restrictions. Queensland border...
Essential information: Business restrictions easing: Read about current business restrictions – standing eating and drinking allowed from 4pm, 2 October 2020. Outdoor businesses (e.g. outdoor dining, beer gardens, theme parks and zoos) can have more customers from...
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...
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