Support for Tourism Operators and Hospitality Providers QLD

Relief measures for tourism operators and hospitality providers whose business has been impacted by COVID-19.

What you get?

Various fees and charges relief.

Who is this for?

Tourism operators and hospitality providers in Queensland affected by COVID-19.


Payroll Tax Deferral

Eligible tourism and hospitality businesses that lodge payroll tax returns monthly can apply to defer paying their payroll tax liability due in August 2021 for 6 months. If they have already paid the liability due in August, they can apply to defer their next month's payroll tax liability.

12-month State Land Rent Deferral for Tourism Operators

Rent deferral is available for eligible tourism operators on state land for the period 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.

Fee Waiver and Refunds for Commercial Tourism Daily Passenger Fees

Tourism businesses that operate in a national park, conservation park, recreation area or state forest, including whale watching operations, may have fees waived or refunded between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022.

12-month Fee Waiver or Refund of Inbound Tour Operator Fees

This support is available to inbound tour operators for fee renewals up until 30 June 2022.

COVID-19 Marine Tourism Rebate

This support is available for offsetting the berthing fees for marine tourism vessel operators at privately owned or privately operated marinas in eligible local government areas between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022.

Liquor licensing fees waived for 2021–22

Tourism and hospitality businesses can have their licensing fees for 2021–22 waived or refunded if they were licensed under the Liquor Act or Wine Industry Acts as at 30 June 2021.

2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants expanded to include large tourism and hospitality businesses statewide

Large tourism and hospitality businesses statewide are now included in the 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants of up to $30,000.

Find out more about these measures at Tourism and Hospitality Sector COVID-19 Lockdown and Support Package.

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