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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...