Discussed: BAC temperature testing space, MSQ crew changes, NSW/QLD bubble area, QRC's campaign, part 1, 2 and 3, automated specialist worker system, DNRME streamlined system
Discussed: Queensland's overall COVID position, Central Qld Health turnaround (13.1 hours), Border Directive #14 will be effective from 3pm 28 September, border declaration forms, specialist worker exemptions remain unchanged, applications must come from the company, not the worker or contractor, upcoming changes to quarantine procedures.
Discussed: Restrictions eased in Gold Coast and Darling Downs, Health Directive #15 due in 2 weeks, specialist workers, APPEA/QRC/AMEC report, companies must be mindful of managing fatigue at all times, companies to continue to enforce social distancing, exemption processes, marine safety, an update re: QRC 'You can count on us' campaign.
Discussed: No new cases in CQ for 3 months, COVID test turnaround times, specialist worker exemptions and survey for members, ship crew protocols, QRC temperature testing facilities, QRC's pre-election media campaign, SSRC Act, DNRME working with Qld Health to streamline exemption application processes
Discussed: Speculation around further border closures, specialist exemptions, BAC airport testing facility, QRC meeting with the Premier, DNRME update on Directive #11
Discussed: Qld Border closure to ACT and NSW as of 1am Saturday 8 August, and a range of scenarios and questions around what these border closures will mean, update on BAC issue, Simon Zanatta from Minister Lynham's office acknowledged the importance of the sector, DNRME update around potential exemptions for specialist workers.
Discussed: Qld's CHO extending hotspots and border closures, airport temperature testing, Ibis Hotel testing location, repurposing and donation of laptop by member companies still needed by schools, exemptions from hotspots
Discussed: Border control between Victoria and Qld, shipping crews, border declaration forms and how to access, temperature testing area in Brisbane airport, DNRME Border Restriction Directive 8 update, COVID management plans
Discussed: upcoming QRC election strategy, avoiding hot spots in Victoria, Brisbane airport temperature testing, saliva testing in Victoria, Biosecurity areas, voluntary shipping codes still being used, border restrictions and requirements for health plans, DRNME updates on guidance
Discussed: Easing of COVID protocols and guidance document, staff return to work, incoming workers to site, seafarer crews arriving from overseas, lift capacity, remote biosecurity areas, charter flight requirements and other transport arrangements, COVID hot spot declarations, Qld Health site inspections, Qantas update on increased capacity on flights and the FlyWell program