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 A new Higher Education Relief Package will support workers who have been displaced as a result of the COVID-19 crisis and who are looking to upskill or retrain. It will also provide funding certainty to higher education providers. Read more. $3...
Essential information The Federal Government has released the modelling behind Australia’s Coronavirus response. It shows how the virus could spread through the Australian population under different scenarios but does not predict the future or factually represent...
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) have announced exemptions they may use during the COVID-19 period: Certificate Exemptions Temporary crewing permits – This allows you to operate temporarily below the minimum crewing requirements that apply to the...
NatRoad article - Point of delivery procedure guidelines during COVID-19: Members who have undertaken risk assessments for COVID-19 have told us that the point of delivery is of concern. These guidelines assist with procedures that could be followed to reduce risk at...
Essential information The Australian Government has launched a Jobs Hub website to help Australians find work during the Coronavirus pandemic. The Jobs Hub advertises the latest vacancies from businesses across Australia. Find work here. The Government has announced...
Essential information Making it for Queensland: Are you a Queensland manufacturing business that can lend a hand in the fight against COVID-19? Register your capability and capacity details. You can also learn more about COVID-19 supply chain matching for...
The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training has provided a summary to keep you informed of the latest assistance from the Australian and Queensland Governments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent announcements: The Australian Government's $130...
Essential information Public gatherings, excluding household members, have been reduced to a maximum of two people. Check State and Territory websites for further enforcement information. Everyone should stay home unless you are: shopping for essentials, receiving...
A Care Army of professionals and volunteers will rally around Queensland’s seniors, while a new telephone hotline is also being launched, to help ensure the wellbeing of older people during the Coronavirus pandemic. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the risk of...
Queensland Trucking Association update - 1/4/2020 Truck stop access -Standards and protocols