A range of support is available for small businesses and employees, including apprentices and trainees, to manage the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Support for business
A range of Queensland Government support is available for impacted small and medium businesses.
Phone our Small Business Hotline on 1300 654 687 for further information.
Support for employers of apprentices and trainees
Our frequently asked questions can help you navigate available support and other options to keep your apprentices and trainees employed and manage your training contract obligations, during this time.
The Australian Government is supporting employers to retain (or employ) apprentices and trainees, through wage subsidies:
Business impact survey
Complete our online survey to help us understand the impact of coronavirus on your business and assess what support you need.
Support for employees and jobseekers
Jobs Finder Queensland–Queenslanders impacted by coronavirus can connect with recruiters and be matched with job vacancies.
Employment and jobs–Access information about retraining, job-matching and other help and support.
Jobs Hub–Offers connections to jobs in workforces with increased demand for workers.
Treasury.gov.au–The Australian Government is providing various types of financial assistance to support individuals.
Fair Work Ombudsman–Find out about your workplace entitlements and obligations if you are affected by COVID-19, including stand downs from work, working arrangements impacted by school closures, and pay and sick leave entitlements (including unpaid pandemic leave).
Australian Government support for business
The Australian Government is supporting businesses to manage cash flow challenges and retain employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A range of assistance is available to support business investment, assist cash flow, keep employees in jobs, and assist severely affected regions.
Find out more about coronavirus business support available from the Australian Government.
Find health information on coronavirus from:
News and updates
Subscribe to the Support for Business and Workers e-newsletter for weekly updates on the latest COVID-19 assistance from the Queensland and Australian governments.