UniSport COVID-19 related updates
This page last updated on 30 June 2022
This page will keep members, students, stakeholders and the wider UniSport community up to date with developments relating to the Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Important note: State and Territory governments and their public health authorities are responsible for decisions about the resumption of sporting activities in each jurisdiction, both at the professional and community sport level.
UniSport events and leagues
UniSport’s vaccination requirements for participation in UniSport activities, which includes Nationals events and Leagues will align with the current State Government requirements in which the event is being held. Participants and universities should ensure they are aware of these requirements prior to attending the event.
Refer to the UniSport Participation Agreement for more information.
UniSport continues to monitor government-issued health advice and will ensure that all competitions will adhere to COVID-Safe practices. Any updates to event status will be updated below:
All Nationals events are currently scheduled as planned.
All UBL fixtures are currently scheduled as planned.
Federal Government updates
Sport Australia’s Return to Sport Toolkit guides clubs and associations at every level to document their own COVID-19 Safety Plan and appoint a COVID Safety Coordinator to implement and oversee it.
As part of the Toolkit, a checklist works through practical and progressive steps such as:
relevant approvals from Government and NSOs;
management of illness and;
communicating these processes with members.
Information on how the Australian Government’s economic response could support you can be found on the Australian Government Treasury website.
Collated information re COVID-19 and its impact on the Education sector can be found on the Department of Education and Skills website
Resources & Education
In response to the ongoing changes and necessary requirements for organisations to return to work/sport/life, there are a number of COVID-19 resources that UniSport have collated below that may assist with this process.
COVID Safety Officer training: Active Queenslanders Industry Alliance have released a free e-learning course for Safety Officer training for the safe return to play.
Sports Trainers: Sports Medicine Australia, the AIS and Sport Australia have developed resources for sports trainers to perform their roles in a COVID-Safe environment.
Key links for international students studying in Queensland - these are some extremely useful links with information and advice on employment, finance, accommodation, healthcare and wellbeing.
Sentrient: there are a number of (free) online courses to assist in keeping workspaces COVID-Safe, and provide helpful content in adapting to new work environments.
TCP Training: this online training course provides an understanding of COVID-19 and prevention measures to reduce the risk of contraction. It costs $15 and participants receive a Certificate of Completion for the COVID-19 Prevention course.
Healthcare Workers: this is an online infection control training available for all healthcare workers.
Infection Prevention and Control: a number of eLearning modules to provide information regarding infection prevention and control in Australian Healthcare settings.
Touch Football: This a free online course via Touch Football Australia's learning management system, The Nest, providing useful information on what COVID-19 is and how to prevent its spread.