A concise list of the most relevant resources and links to keep you up-to-date with the latest COVID-19 news and its impact on the venue sector. Also see here for details on the latest Queensland Health regulations.

Industry news:

Financial information: 

  • The Australian Government website is a great resource for the latest COVID-19 announcements, updates and information under easy-to-find categories;
  • Business Queensland summarises state and national developments;
  • The Treasury website has the latest information on the Federal Government’s economic response to COVID-19.

Looking after yourself: 

  • Entertainment Assist has developed a range mental health webinars to support members of the industry during the COVID-19 crisis.
  • The Arts Wellbeing Collective has provided a range of important supports including the Support Act Wellbeing Helpline – a 24/7 phone counselling service available to anyone in the Australian performing arts industry (phone 1800 959 500);
  • You can also phone Lifeline 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue 1300 224 636;
  • MEAA has a health database of Psychologists, GPs and other health workers who have self-identified as having a special interest in or affiliation with the arts and/or artists.

Also see: COVID Safe Industry Plan for Live Performance Venues/Theatres