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 Australian Government Update – 15/05/2020

Essential information: The Prime Minister has announced $48.1 million in funding for the National Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan. The plan will support services available in homes, workplaces, aged care, schools and other community sites with a...

Latest Queensland Government Update – 15/05/2020

Essential information: Eased business restrictions: Latest information for reopening businesses, effective 11.59pm, 15 May 2020. This includes advice on mandatory COVID SAFE checklists for beauty therapy and nail salons, and restaurants and cafes. Business...

Roadmap to easing Queensland’s restrictions

On Friday 8 May 2020 the Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk released Queensland’s Roadmap to Easing COVID-19 restrictions. The roadmap outlines a staged approach to giving Queenslanders more freedom to travel, participate in more activities and hold more gatherings.

Latest Queensland Government Update – 11/05/2020

Essential information: Easing business restrictions: Questions and answers for business and industry about easing restrictions. Changes come into effect at 11:59pm on 15 May 2020. Business closures: Latest information on non-essential business closures (effective 8...

Latest Australian Government Update – 09/05/2020

Essential information: A national three step plan to relax coronavirus restrictions has been announced, with states and territories to decide when each step will be implemented locally. The COVIDSafe app speeds up contacting people exposed to coronavirus (COVID-19)....

TAFE Queensland and CQUniversity offering free online courses

TAFE Queensland and CQUniversity offering free online courses

Free online skill sets and micro-credentialing courses are being offered by TAFE Queensland and CQUniversity in response to COVID-19. The isolearn courses are designed for individuals who are looking to gain a new skill and add to their resume, or for those who are...

Latest Australian Government Update – 04/05/2020

Essential information: The Australian Government is providing an additional $205 million in specific COVID-19 aged care funding and has released a draft Code of Conduct for visitations to residents in aged care. Read more.  National Cabinet will consider the first...

Latest Queensland Government update – 01/05/2020

Essential information: Business safety resources: Printable posters to display in your business or workplace to help stop the spread of COVID-19. These resources apply to updated restrictions in effect from 2 May 2020. Commercial tenancies: Summaries of support...

Queensland Government’s $54m transport relief package

Queensland Government’s $54m transport relief package

​Queensland transport operators have been given help to support their customers through the COVID-19 downturn. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the state government had approved a $54.5 million package that will allow regional air, bus and ferry services to keep...