COVID-19

Tourism Industry News – Spring 2021 edition

Tourism Industry News – Spring 2021 edition

The COVID-19 lockdowns across the country continue to have an enormous impact on our tourism and events industry. We are working across the Queensland Government and with our industry partners to to support Queensland’s tourism industry, and share some good news along the way. Applications for the $10,000, $15,000 and $30,000 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants are now …

Refusal of Service and Mandatory Vaccinations

Of late businesses and Chambers across the state have been asking for clarity regarding two issues: What rights does a business have with regards to mandating vaccinations for staff? Can a business refuse service to a person who hasn’t been vaccinated? Both issues are complicated and emotive and until State or Federal governments bring in …

Wide Bay Burnett freight and logistics operators

Please find below important information on freight and logistics requirements and the Queensland Freight Protocol, impacting on movements across the border between NSW and Queensland. This information is provided by Queensland Health, and we are distributing it on their behalf. Please share with anyone in your industry who may be impacted. If you have any …

Tourism Industry Update

The Queensland Government has announced a $47.75 million Tourism and Hospitality Sector COVID-19 Lockdown Support Package to assist businesses impacted by COVID-19 lockdowns in Queensland and other states. The package is providing a range of rebates, fee and payroll tax relief measures to provide immediate support for tourism and hospitality businesses impacted by the recent COVID-19 lockdowns. …

COVID-19 Business Support grants to open on August 16

Queensland Government Media Release Queensland businesses can now start preparing their applications for the Palaszczuk Government’s $5,000 2021 COVID-19 Business Support grants, which will open at midday on Monday August 16. Minister for Employment and Small Business Di Farmer said guidelines and templates were now available for the grant program that will help small and …

2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants for lockdown-impacted businesses in Queensland

Your business may be eligible for financial support through the 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants. $5,000 grants will be made available to small and medium businesses across Queensland affected by the COVID-19 lockdown that commenced on Saturday 31 July 2021 and lockdowns in other states. The Queensland Government recognises the short interval between lockdowns in South East Queensland, …

Letter from Public Health – Check In Queensland App

See below a link to a letter from the Environmental Health Wide Bay Public Health Unit to help your business understand the new obligations and important information about the Check in Queensland requirements that were recently announced and actions needed if appropriate. The Queensland app will be mandatory for all businesses soon for visitors entering …

CCIQ message: COVID-19 Hotspot Recovery package

CCIQ message: COVID-19 Hotspot Recovery package

You are probably now aware of the announced three-day lockdown for SE Qld and nominated areas across Queensland. CCIQ and the Policy & Advocacy team have been and continue to work advocating for business in Queensland regarding the impact of COVID-19. CCIQ is advocating for Qld Government to support Queensland businesses and has developed a …

Check In QLD COVID app list of industry sectors expanded

Check In QLD COVID app list of industry sectors expanded

In addition to the hospitality sector, from 1am Friday 9 July, the Check In Qld app will be mandatory for a number of new sectors, including: venues that attract large crowds, such as stadiums, convention centres, theme parks, concert venues and cinemas shopping centres and supermarkets beauty and personal care service, such as hairdressing, beauty …