Taxi Council of Queensland (TCQ) has put together a range of resources to help keep our community informed as the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation develops.

Queensland Government Border Restrictions

Queensland Government Face Mask Direction

QR Code Mandate

Vaccine Information

Safe Work Australia

COVID-19 for Workplaces Packs and Factsheets

Mental Health Support

It is normal to feel overwhelmed and stressed during a time like this. It’s important to remind yourself that this is a normal reaction and it will pass. There are plenty of ways to support other people, or be supported if you are feeling anxious or uncertain.

  • Lifeline Australia 13 11 14 – A crisis support service offering short term support at any time for people who are having difficulty coping or staying safe.
  • Kids Helpline 1800 551 800 – A free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25 years.
  • Beyond Blue 1300 224 636 – Mental health information and support for all Victorians.
  • Headspace 1800 650 893 – Online and telephone support and counselling for 12-25 year olds, their families and friends.

Tips for Cleaning and Avoiding the Spread in Vehicles

Find articles about cleaning techniques and avoiding the spread of COVID-19:

University of Surrey

New research has confirmed that keeping car windows open to draw in fresh air is key to reducing the risk of contracting the virus in vehicle environments — but there are trade-offs.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC has compiled a fact sheet for Taxi and Rideshare drivers:

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

OSHA has released an advisory for drivers within the transport industry, especially Taxi and Rideshare drivers:

European Union Virus Exit Plan

The EU revealed a virus exit plan in the hopes to avoid more chaos:

Financial Support

Australian Taxi Industry Association (ATIA) compiled an update for sole traders:

Information on how the Australian Government’s economic response could support you can be found at the Fair Work Ombudsman.

Queensland’s Personalised Transport Reform (QPTR)