Resources and advice for industry and consumers during COVID-19

Below are links to information and resources which may help you during the global crisis of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Business and employee support and recovery

Payment rights and obligations

  • Know your rights to payment and your obligations under Queensland building and construction laws – find out more here.

Keeping safe at work

If you’re able to continue working, it’s important that you follow safety advice to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Supply chain support

The Queensland Government is supporting Queensland manufacturers and businesses with resilience and recovery strategies so you can continue to operate and mitigate the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19):

  • Supply chain disruption – take reasonable precautions and exercise due diligence by making contingency plans, but be aware of your obligations to a consumer, including your obligations under the non-conforming building product laws.
  • Supply chain support –The Queensland Government’s COVID-19 business assistance finder is committed to assisting Queensland manufacturers and businesses with supply chains impacted by the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.
  • Supply chain disruption – take reasonable precautions and exercise due diligence by making contingency plans, but be aware of your obligations to a consumer, including your obligations under the non-conforming building product laws.

Border restrictions

There are border restrictions in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Beware of scams

It’s important to remain alert to potential scams during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • ScamWatch outlines the latest digital scams to avoid – text messages and emails with links that infect your device with malware and steal your personal data.
  • Fake charities– scammers also use emergencies to pose as charity collectors, pretending to raise funds for people in need.

Mental health support

COVID-19 and the uncertainties and impacts this brings to both your health and the economy is likely to have a big impact on the mental health of small business owners, workers and families. Crisis support can be found at:

Swimming pools – shared and non-shared

Owners of shared pools (e.g. hotels, motels and apartments) must suspend operations under the COVID-19 public health direction. The Queensland Health direction can be accessed here.

Non-shared pools (pools accessible by occupants of just one dwelling) may continue in use.

Even while not in use, all swimming pools must comply with the pool safety laws.