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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Queensland Health is taking the lead on public messaging and is the main source for accurate, up to date information on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Arts Queensland is committed to working with Queensland’s cultural institutions, arts companies, artists and arts workers to provide advice and guidance - for the latest on AQ arts funding relief.

If you are a member of Queensland arts sector and have a specific query please contact your client manager or email

Stage 4: Easing of restrictions and the impact for the arts and cultural sector

On 8 May 2020 the Queensland Government released Queensland’s Roadmap to Easing COVID-19 restrictions. On 2 October 2020, the Queensland Government released the details of the easing of restrictions for Stages 4, 5 and 6, through to December 2020.

Arts Queensland Funding and Support

To help mitigate the impact of COVID-19, Arts Queensland is implementing a number of measures to support the arts sector. This includes new programs, funding boosts, funding extensions, changes to application timeframes and guidelines, and rent relief for tenants based in Queensland Government Arts infrastructure.

Other Government Funding and Support

Queensland and Federal Government support for Queenslanders and businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Useful links

Websites for health and business support advice around COVID-19.