Tourism and Hospitality Lockdown Support Package


If your Tourism or Hospitality business was impacted by the recent COVID-19 lockdowns in Queensland, you may be eligible for rebate, fee and payroll tax relief under a $47.75 million support package. 

Under certain conditions and eligibility, tourism and hospitality businesses may be able to:

  • Defer paying their payroll tax liability
  • Access a 12 month state land rent deferral for tourism operators
  • Fee waiver and refunds for commercial tourism daily passenger fees
  • 12-month fee waiver or refund of inbound tour operator fees
  • COVID-19 marine tourism rebate for berthing fees where eligible
  • Waive liquor licensing fees for 2021-22 where fees have been paid under the Liquor Act or Wine Industry Acts as at 30 June 2021

Read more about the specific conditions required for eligibility here

The 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grants have also been expanded to include large tourism and hospitality businesses statewide. Read more here.

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