Last updated 6 April 2020
Links to latest information and resources from various government agencies are listed below. MTBA will update this page as quickly as possible with information relevant to grassroots sport and members. However, we encourage you to keep abreast of the issue yourself and subscribe to relevant updates from reputable sources.
MTBA’s Working Together to Stop COVID-19 Ride Etiquette (30 March 2020)
Guidelines in regards to what constitutes a social gathering can differ between each state/territory. Be sure to follow the advice issued in your state/territory.
Update from MTBA on COVID-19 Restrictions (26 March 2020)
In response to latest COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines, MTBA have released an updated statement.
Mountain Bike Australia’s Statement regarding CoronaVirus (COVID-19) & Mountain Bike Activities (18 March 2020)
MTBA’s top priority is the health and wellbeing of the mountain bike community, its riders, members, affiliates, stakeholders and staff. Board and Senior Management have been monitoring advice from various Government departments in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19) and considering the impact on the mountain bike community and activities.
Australian Government Information
COVID-19 resources (Department of Health) – https://www.health.gov.au/resources/collections/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-resources
Latest COVID-19 news (Australian Government) – https://www.australia.gov.au/
Sport Australia Information
COVID-19 Guidelines for Community Sport – https://www.sportaus.gov.au/media-centre/news/minister-for-sport-issues-covid-19-guidelines-for-community-sport
New South Wales Information
Office of Sport – https://sport.nsw.gov.au/novel-coronavirus-covid-19
NSW Government news and updates – https://www.nsw.gov.au/news-and-events/news/covid-19-update/
NT Gov’t COVID-19 specific page – https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/
COVID-19 Chief Health Officer Directions – https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/chief-health-officer-directions
Department of Health – https://health.nt.gov.au/health-alerts
Qld Health COVId-19 health alerts – https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19
Qld Gov’t COVI-19 website – https://www.health.qld.gov.au/
Qld Health – Non essential business, activity & undertaking closure direction (No.3) – Click here.
Outdoors Qld (formerly Qld Outdoor Recreation Federation) – https://qorf.org.au/industry/covid-19/
Stay at Home Directions (effective midnight 30 March to 13 April 2020 & supersede the Prohibited Gatherings Directions – https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/202003/Stay%20at%20Home%20Directions%20.pdf
Department of Health & Human Services general COVID-19 information – www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus
Social distancing guidelines & transmission reduction measures – https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus-covid-19-transmission-reduction-measures
Sport and Recreation Victoria – https://sport.vic.gov.au/news
Vic Emergency website & app – https://www.emergency.vic.gov.au/respond/
South Australian Information
Tasmanian Gov’tCOVID-19 specific page – https://www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au/
Western Australian Information
Department of Health – https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/Coronavirus
WA Government State of Emergency Declarations – https://www.wa.gov.au/government/document-collections/covid-19-coronavirus-state-of-emergency-declarations
World Health Organisation – https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019