COVID-19: Official Advice – Active Queenslanders Industry Alliance

COVID-19: Official Advice

COVID-19: Official Advice


Approved Industry COVID Safe Plans:

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

Indoor Sports – COVID Safe Plan Matrix

Outdoor Sports – COVID Safe Plan

QPWS Campgrounds – COVID Safe Plan

Swimming Pool and Aquatic Centre Industry – COVID Safe Plan

Latest News

Premier of Queensland – Restrictions eased, border plan in place (30 June 2020)

Premier of Queensland – Major easing of restrictions will open Queensland for Queenslanders (31 May 2020)

Queensland Minister for Small Business – Palaszczuk Government boosts support for Queensland small and medium businesses (30 May 2020)

Prime Minister of Australia – Update following National Cabinet Meeting (29 May 2020)

Australian Minister for Sport – Toolkit launched to help guide return of community sport (24 May 2020)

Australian Sports Foundation – national campaign to help community clubs survive COVID-19 (20 May 2020)

Queensland Minister for the Environment – More walking tracks and day-use areas in national parks reopen (15 May 2020)

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources – More recreation options open up at dams, fossicking grounds (14 May 2020)

Australian Minister for Sport (Senator Richard Colbeck) – all media releases

Australian Minister for Sport: COVID-19: Resumption of elite and community sport (1 May 2020)

Australian Minister for Sport: COVID-19 guidelines for community sport (18 March 2020)

Queensland Government Media Statements – all media releases

Queensland Minister for Health / Queensland Minister for Sport: Stars align to keep Queenslanders healthy at home (2 May 2020)

ABC News: Community sport must be ready to meet post-coronavirus challenges (Richard Hinds, 5 May 2020)

Official Links


Grant: Active Clubs Kickstart ($2000) – Queensland Government

Open: 25 May – 17 June 2020

COVID SAFE Active Clubs Kickstart provides funding of $2,000 to sport or active recreation organisations so they can restart and continue delivery of physical activity opportunities to the Queensland community post-COVID-19

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

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

Fitness Australia

COVID-19 information for the fitness sector, including:

  • Online Virtual PT sessions: How to manage and reduce risks
  • Planning for post-COVID-19
  • Latest news and updates


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

Queensland Outdoor Recreation Federation

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

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

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 (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

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: Return to Play (post COVID-19)Sport & Recreation (Department of Housing and Public Works – Queensland Government)

Latest COVID-19 updates on:

  • Facilities
  • Funding programs
  • Staying active at home

Queensland 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.

Health & Wellbeing Queensland

COVID-19 information about:

  • Physical activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Wellbeing

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

Sport Australia – Sporting Schools

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

Mental Health Services

Lifeline: 1311 14

Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636

Business and Industry Support (Queensland and Australian Governments)

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)

Printable business safety poster and advice for employees

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

Tafe Queensland

Free TAFE courses to complete during COVID-19 restrictions