Latest developments2020-04-11T11:47:23+00:00

Latest developments

This page will be regularly updated for the resources industry regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the sector, including Government responses to the pandemic.

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This is an update for the resources industry regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the sector, including Government responses to the pandemic.

Please keep up to date with the latest COVID-19 information. It’s best to source information from verified Government websites such as Federal Government website and Queensland Health website.

If you’re unsure if you or employees are experiencing symptoms there is a quiz you can take here.

7 October | Update from DNRME

Please find below the latest information on COVID-19 from Department Natural Resources, Mines and Energy (DNRME) and how it relates to the resources sector:  Applying for an exemption because of an emergency event Under the updated border direction, workers providing emergency energy, drinking water, sewerage, liquid fuel, telecommunications or resources services can enter Queensland.

October 7th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

24 September | QRC COVID-19 Working Group briefing

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.

September 24th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, QRC COVID-19 Working Group briefing|

17 September | QRC COVID-19 Working Group briefing

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.

September 17th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, QRC COVID-19 Working Group briefing|

9 September | QRC request to members – feedback required

In collaboration with the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA), the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) and the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA), QRC seeks your feedback through a survey on the Queensland Specialist Worker Exemption process. This will assist the Queensland Government make any necessary improvements to ensure movement of workers essential to the resources sector. Click here to complete the survey

September 10th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|
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