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JobKeeper Updates

Job Keeper Updates from the Australian Government and business incentive packages are provided on the Your Government pages on this webite.


The BIC supports the Australian government’s CovidSafe App as an integral step to slow the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. The health, wellbeing and economic value of our industry is paramount and the sooner we work together to stop the spread of COVID-19, the sooner restrictions will be lifted, and we can return to normality. To download the CovidSafe App click here. Download CovidSafe FAQS.

Workplace Guides

The National Covid-19 Coordination Commission (NCCC) has announced an online planning tool to help business develop a plan to keep their workers, customers and the community safe as they reopen or increase their activities in the weeks and months ahead.  Visit the site here.

The Bus & Coach  Industry Workplace Guide (Edition 5) is an Executive's Guide on the practical management of the workplace during Covid-19 disruption whilst also meeting your obligations under current Australian law. 

This Executive Guide includes practical hands-on information and obligations relating to:

Download the Work health and safety incident notification fact sheet outlining the incident notification laws and processes that apply in each state and territory.

Download the comprehensive ACCI Job Keeper Payment guide (Edition 9).

Worksafe Australia have produced a general cleaning supplement that provides guidance on routine cleaning, and cleaning and disinfection following a case or suspected case of COVID-19 in a non-healthcare workplace. 

Casual employment

APTIA is obtaining written legal advices and also monitoring the outcome of potential legislation from the Attorney-General's Round table discussions and potential challenges to the Rossato decision.

Go to the dedicated IWG page for the ongoing industrial relations work undertaken by ATPIA. 

Workplace Heroes

Throughout this pandemic crisis, the BIC has become aware of some workplace heroes implementing good-thinking initiatives to help keep their workplace safe, to ensure best practice, to protect their customers and most importantly, keep the moving people task functional and efficient. The BIC will be showcasing these organisations in this section of the Hub - what a great way to motivate, to share and exchange ideas on what bus business is doing to continue with the supply of goods and services.

If you would like to share your hero moment, please send an email to

July 30, 2020

National Heavy Vehicle Pilot
Get involved today!

The National Heavy Vehicle Pilot – a partnership between the Heavy Vehicle Industry and Government. The National Heavy Vehicle Charging Pilot (National Pilot) is an innovative industry partnership testing potential direct user charging options for heavy vehicles. In this video, heavy vehicle operators discuss their experience as participants in the on-road trails of the National Pilot, including Nuline Charter and Bayside Coaches.
April 28, 2020

Keolis Downer
Thank you Keolis Downer staff

This video is to thank all the Keolis Downer teams across Australia who are keeping public transport operating during COVID-19, making a huge difference for essential travellers across Australia.
April 19, 2020

Transport Canberra
Hiring Workers to keep customers safe

Transport Canberra hired more than 30 local workers to the TC team, who were recently stood down from their usual roles in the wider transport industry due to Covid-19. These workers are playing important roles in stepping up the cleaning of their bus fleet to help keep TC customers and staff safe.
March 26, 2020

State Transit - Transport for NSW
keeping drivers and passengers safe in their essential service

State Transit, the bus business of Transport for NSW explains their approach to how they are keeping drivers and their passengers safe in the moving people task.
March 25, 2020

Transport for NSW 
Moving People in essential services

Moving People who are essential workers, and making sure they arrive where they need to be in a safe and clean environment..





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