Supporting the Fitness, Sport and Recreation Industry in Queensland

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19: Official Advice

Approved Industry COVID Safe Plans

COVID Safe Plan: Outdoor Education Providers
COVID Safe Plan: Outdoor Recreation Activity Providers
COVID Safe Plan: Aquatic Sport Sector
COVID Safe Plan: Field Sports
COVID Safe Plan: Fitness Facilities
COVID Safe Plan: Indoor Sports
COVID Safe Plan: Outdoor Sports
COVID Safe Plan: QPWS Campgrounds
COVID Safe Plan: Swimming Pool and Aquatic Centre Industry

Official Links

QLD Government (COVID-19)

Latest updates and alerts regarding COVID-19, including:

– Roadmap to easing restrictions
– Health advice
– Essential information
– Government actions
– Help and advice for individuals, industry and business
– Care Army

Safe Work Australia

COVID-19 information for workplaces.


Information for the fitness sector including latest news and updates.

Community sport, recreation and fitness – COVID SAFE re-start plan (Queensland Government)

Information on COVID-19 Sport and Recreation COVID SAFE Restart Plan.

Health & Wellbeing Queensland

COVID-19 information about:

  • Physical activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Wellbeing


COVID-19 information for the sport sector, including:

  • Latest news and updates
  • QSport activities (including working with the Queensland Government on the development of a package of assistance to stabilise state sporting organisations and a plan for re-invigoration of sports participation

Australian Institute of Sport

COVID-19 and Sporting Activity

  • AIS Framework for rebooting sport
  • COVID-19 and sport FAQs
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Body image and eating behaviours during isolation
  • Funding assistance for athletes
  • Travelling to sporting events
  • Athletes arriving in, or returning to, Australia
  • Sport relevant updates

Outdoors Queensland

COVID-19 information for the Outdoor Recreation sector, including:

  • Latest news and updates
  • Information on COVID-19, protecting yourself and others, working from home and getting outdoors
  • Information and ideas for business operators

Sport Australia – Sporting Schools

COVID-19 information on the delivery of the Sporting Schools program, including FAQs and contact information.

Australian Government (General)

Latest COVID-19 news, updates and advice from multiple government agencies across Australia, including:

  • National three-step plan to relax restrictions
  • COVIDSafe App
  • Financial assistance

Mental Health Services

Lifeline: 1311 14

Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636

Australian Government Department of Health Coronavirus Health Alert

COVID-19 information including:

  • Current status (statistics)
  • Symptoms
  • Protecting others and stop the spread
  • What to do if you’re concerned
  • Advice for people most at risk
  • Health and aged care sector advice
  • Government response

Queensland Government Coronavirus (COVID-19) business support and recovery

Information and assistance from the Queensland and Australian Governments for business and industry affected by COVID-19 restrictions, including:

  • Eased business restrictions
  • Business closures
  • Jobs support loans
  • Electricity bill relief
  • JobKeeper payments
  • Business safety resources
  • Commercial tenancies
  • Queensland border closures
  • Small Business Hotline (24/7)

Queensland Government (General)

Current status of COVID-19 in Queensland, including:

  • Latest updates
  • Queensland statistics
  • Public health directions
  • Media releases
  • Tips for staying safe and protecting others
  • Keeping well at home, including mental wellness
  • Information for individuals and industry
  • Understanding and responding to symptoms
  • Other Queensland Health services

Printable business safety poster and advice for employees

Printable business safety resources to display on your premises for customers and employees (Queensland Government approved)

Queensland Government: Return to Play (post COVID-19)

Information and advice on Queensland’s plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions for sport, recreation and fitness activities, including:

  • Sporting clubs and organisations (advice for indoor, outdoor, aquatic, contact and non-contact sports)
  • Recreation and outdoor activities (advice about camping and outdoor activities)
  • Fitness (advice for gyms, studios and personal training)
  • Latest information on restrictions and what you can do at each stage
  • Participants, parents and spectators (advice for players and spectators)
  • Resources (guidance for sport, recreation and fitness organisations)
  • Return to Play Readiness Checklist (what sport, recreation and fitness organisations need to do to resume their activities)

Queensland Government: Sport, Recreation and COVID-19

Latest COVID-19 updates on:

  • Facilities
  • Funding programs
  • Staying active at home

Assistance and Support for Organisations and Clubs

We aim to make it easier to run local fitness, sport and recreation organisations and clubs. Active Queenslanders Industry Alliance provides free one-on-one advice on how to apply for and win grants, free access to club management templates and tools, fact sheets, videos, legal information, advice on staffing and volunteer matters and subsidised Strategic and Business Planning audits and workshops.

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