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.
  • Rehab4Addiction UK – A useful online guide for improving mental health throughout the pandemic.

Tips for Cleaning and Avoiding the Spread in Vehicles

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

For information about routine cleaning, click here for a resource from the Department of Health.

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 Treasury and Fair Work Ombudsman.

Queensland’s Personalised Transport Reform (QPTR)