COVID-19

COVID restrictions to ease further

As of 1am, Thursday April 14, most venues which have been open only to vaccinated staff and patrons will be open to all! The venues include: Pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants Theme parks, casinos and cinemas Weddings Showgrounds Galleries, libraries, museums and stadiums The requirement for vaccinations will still apply to in vulnerable settings including: …

Now is the time for business vaccine mandates to be reviewed and removed

View CCIQ Media Release here. Emotionally and financially exhausted Queensland businesses have a right to know what the state’s 90% vaccine mandate review included and what it meant for rules impacting their day-to-day trade.   Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) data shows business confidence in the future of the state and national economies is …

Requirements for some businesses to use the Check In Qld app have changed

The Check In Qld app has been a key line of defence in Queensland, simplifying the check-in process for businesses and supporting the work of contact tracers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. On 8 February 2022, Queensland Health released an updated Public Health Direction outlining changes for business, activities and undertakings, including COVID-19 vaccination requirements. To confirm …

WHAT NOW: Businesses desperate to know what 90% vaccine milestone means

Queensland businesses deserve to know what the state’s impending 90% double vaccination milestone means for them and the rules they need to comply with to do business. Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) data shows one in five Queensland businesses reported a critical constraint on their ability to maintain normal operational hours or service delivery …

Information/Advice/Signage/Training for Business re COVID

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training has sent the following information through (changes as at 17/12/2021). Providing support for businesses with information and signage for the incoming restrictions etc. Please visit this site: https://www.business.qld.gov.au/running-business/covid-19-restrictions/vaccination-restrictions The signage from the site can be downloaded here.   Also on the site is a training course that TAFE …

UnitingCare COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Dear valued supplier UnitingCare Queensland is a mission-led organisation whose core purpose is improving the health and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities. UnitingCare encompasses Blue Care, The Wesley Hospital, St Andrews War Memorial Hospital, Buderim Private Hospital, St Stephens Hospital, UnitingCare’s community, family and disability programs and services, Lifeline services and Lifeline retail shops …

Lutheran Services COVID requirements

This letter is to advise you of the latest Queensland Government Direction regarding visitors to aged care services. The Premier announced last week that with state borders re-opening by 17th December 2021, unvaccinated people will be unable to visit hospitals, residential aged care, disability care accommodation and prisons. What this means for you From 17th …

Queensland Small Business Commissioner Update – November 2021

Queensland Small Business Commissioner Update – November 2021

From the Commissioner Conversations with small businesses this month were dominated with questions about 17 December when the Queensland Government’s requirement commences for the mandatory vaccination of staff / customers for certain business types. Last week I wrote a special update because I wanted to share the information and resources that we use to try …

Queensland Small Business Commissioner Update

Queensland Small Business Commissioner Update

From the Commissioner As many of you would know, the Queensland Government has announced some restrictions will start to apply for certain business types and for unvaccinated people on 17 December. In short, only vaccinated staff and customers will be permitted at businesses offering non-essential leisure activities. In return, these businesses will be able to …

CCIQ Update: November 2021

CCIQ Update: November 2021

COVID Small Business support Grants – click HERE Businesses need to be supported, protected & incentivised if they choose to Enforce Vaccines (Download PDF) Vaccinations in the Workplace – click HERE for more information Free ‘Micro Credentials’ ends this month! CQU small business micro-credentials if there is any opportunity to send out this month as I believe the …