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
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 (06/04/2020)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for marine pilots (27/03/2020)
WHS advice for small business (28/03/2020)
Workers: WHS advice for COVID-19 (28/03/2020)
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 closures: Latest information on non-essential business closures (effective 24 April 2020 - updates for massage therapy, funeral directors and religious services). Commercial tenancies: Relief measures for commercial tenants and...
Essential information: The COVIDSafe app speeds up contacting people exposed to coronavirus (COVID-19). This helps health officials support and protect you, your friends and family. The app is now available from the Apple App Store and Google Play. Testing for...
The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training has sent out updated information on the latest assistance from the Australian and Queensland Governments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent announcements: Jobs Finder Queensland launches — The...
Essential information: Restrictions on elective surgery will gradually ease from Tuesday 28 April. Read more. Everyone should stay home unless you are: shopping for what you need, receiving medical care, exercising or travelling to work or education. Read more. No...
COVID-19 Hygiene Awareness for Passenger Transport Drivers is a FREE online course for drivers of personalised transport vehicles, developed as a joint initiative by DRVR Training and Transport Alliance Australia. It is designed to give drivers information on hygiene...
COVID-19 Hygiene Awareness for Truck & Delivery Drivers Training is a FREE online course that has been developed by Queensland Trucking Association and DRVR Training. It provides information on best-practice hygiene for drivers in the midst of the COVID-19...
Jobs Finder Queensland is connecting job-seeking Queenslanders with opportunities from a statewide network of specialist recruitment agencies. While the coronavirus pandemic has impacted part of Queensland's workforce, some industries need workers now more than ever....
The National Apprentice Employment Network (NAEN) is coordinating the re‑engagement of recently displaced apprentices and trainees with potential employers. It is providing information and support for small business apprentices and trainees who have lost their jobs...
The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training has sent out updated information on the latest assistance from the Australian and Queensland Governments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent announcements: JobKeeper passes Federal parliament —...
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) have released a new online tool that maps service centres, truck stops and roadhouses that remain open for heavy vehicle drivers. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said that the tool provided information about services and trading...