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.

8 January | Greater Brisbane lockdown

As you would be aware, the Premier has today declared Brisbane to be a hotspot and to be locked down for 72 hrs from 6pm tonight til 6pm Monday. People in the Greater Brisbane area (Brisbane, Logan, Ipswich, Redlands and Moreton Region Council Areas) will be required to stay in their houses for the period of the lockdown other than to exercise, shop for food or care for others and must wear masks outside their house. Essential workers (including resource industry workers) will be able to travel to work, though not use public transport, but should work from home wherever possible.

January 8th, 2021|Categories: Latest News|

7 January | New case of community transmission in Qld

As reported by Qld Government today, there has been one case of COVID community transmission in Queensland. This is a worker at a quarantine hotel. Queensland Health has indicted that the transmission has been ‘controlled and contained’, however have issued this Public Health Alert for Brisbane. This is an important reminder for all members to continue to strongly encourage employees and their families to get tested should they experience any symptoms. To find your nearest testing clinic, click here.  In additional information, Queensland Health has confirmed that Melbourne has not been declared a hotspot, however this is likely to be reviewed in the next 24 to 48 hours. It is critical that companies remain up-to-date with all of the latest details on Border directions and other health directions through this Queensland Health website link as there continues to be changes to declared hotspot areas, as well as requirements for entering hospital and aged care facilities.

January 7th, 2021|Categories: Latest News|

21 December | Update from Department of Resources

The Department of Resources has updated COVID-19 information relevant to the Queensland resources sector: The Border restrictions direction (Number 21) has been updated. From today, 35 New South Wales local government areas, including greater Sydney, are declared COVID-19 hotspots. Find out more about the current Queensland border restrictions.

December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

17 December | Update from Department of Resources

Please find below the latest information on COVID-19 from Department of Resources and how it relates to the resources sector: New South Wales Northern Beaches COVID-19 cluster The COVID-19 cluster in the Northern Beaches of New South Wales (NSW) has now increased to 17 positive cases. This means that any resources workers who have arrived in Queensland since 11 December from the Northern Beaches region are required to get tested and quarantine in their home or accommodation for 14 days from the date they left the Northern Beaches.

December 18th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|
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