COVID19 is changing the way we live and work.
Governments around Australia are putting in place a wide range of necessary but restrictive measures to slow the progress of the virus and to protect the safety of Australians. Together these are having a profound and powerful impact across our society and our economy.
We have compiled a list of useful online resources for AMEC members. This is not a comprehensive list and the information made available is constantly changing. We will endeavour to keep you up to date with any information that may impact or affect the industry, as it becomes available.
In the first instance, members should consult Government Websites for all essential official information
If there are any particular areas or information you require, please don’t hesitate to contact AMEC.
Interstate Quarantine State and territory border closures due to COVID-19. The most up-to-date information about entry conditions, forms and requirements is on the government website of the state and territory you are travelling to.
Australian Government For all essential and up to date announcements, resources and information from the Federal Government
Federal Department of Health Resources & Up to date information on COVID19
Current COVID-19 requirements, restrictions and easing of restrictions by jurisdiction
Healthdirect Covid-19 Restriction Checker
National Easing of COVID-19 restrictions
Due to differing restrictions and requirements in each jurisdiction as new information is released by the Federal Government, it is recommended you refer directly to each relevant jurisdiction’s individual requirements prior to making any plans. Please note this information is subject to rapid change.
Department of Health Western Australia
DMIRS COVID-19 Information Department of Mines, Industry Regulation & Safety information for impact of COVID-19 coronavirus
Quarantine and Travel Quarantine and travel restrictions for the state of WA
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Western Australia
G2G Pass Application
WA Recovery plan
Northern Territory Government Advice and information from the Northern Territory Government about COVID 19
Working from home NT Worksafe site
Northern Territory Border Controls Quarantine and travel restrictions for the Northern Territory
NT Border Entry Application form
New South Wales
New South Wales Department of Health
SafeWork New South Wales Remote and isolated work for people required to work remotely or in isolation.
New South Wales Businesses and Employees Employee rights and workplace responsibilities to help manage the impact of COVID-19
Queensland Department of Health
Queensland border restrictions
Business Queensland coronavirus information and assistance for businesses from the Queensland and Australian Governments
Coronavirus (COVID-19) workplace risk management Worksafe QLD information about managing the risk of COVID19
South Australia Department of Health
Department of Energy and Mining COVID 19 Information for stakeholders
Government of South Australia COVID-19 Response and restrictions
Business South Australia COVID-19 business information and support
South Australia Travel Direction Quarantine and travel restrictions for South Australia
Victoria Department of Health and Human Services
Business Victoria Advice, updates and support to help your workplace plan and respond to coronavirus COVID-19
Victorian Travel Permit link to apply for permission to enter Victoria.
Minimising the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19): Working from home Information about working from home in response to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Victoria.
Tasmania Department of Health
Tasmanian Government COVID-19
Business & assistance
AMEC SUBMISSION: Mineral Explorers need access to the Jobkeeper Initiative, JMEI Impact Assessment
AMEC Survey 2020: Impacts of COVID-19 on Australian Mineral Exploration
Australian Tax Office Dealing with COVID 19
COVID 19 Assistance Programs AMEC Members KPMG have put together a list of Assistance programs available at both National and State level for business
Services Australia information and services to help you if you’re affected by coronavirus, including Centrelink payments and support
Business Australia information about financial assistance, eligibility and timing for new government support for Australian businesses.
Australian Treasury information on the Federal Government’s economic response to coronavirus, including information on support for individuals, businesses and the economy.
Employment Advice and Law
COVID-19 Practical workforce strategies that put your people first AMEC Members Deloitte have provided some material around employment and COVID-19.
Safework Australia information and referrals about managing the risks of contracting coronavirus in the workplace
Fair Work Ombudsman Coronavirus and Australian workplace laws
Australian Institute of Company Directors Responsibilities of Company Directors
AMEC Member Legal Advice
Gilbert + Tobin
Herbert Smith Freehills
Johnson, Winter & Slattery
Mental Health & Wellbeing
Australian Government Department of Health Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert including information and support
Australian Psychological Society Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for Australians
Beyond Blue Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak
Emerging Minds Talking to children about natural disasters, traumatic events, or worries about the future
Lifeline Mental health and wellbeing during the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak
For other more specific COVID19 Mental health support, resources & links, visit Life In Mind