Staff messages

Emergency response

In the event of a disaster or an emergency response, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries’ staff should refer to this page for the latest information.

Staff can contact the Customer Service Centre on 13 25 23 to find out about working arrangements and for staff safety check-in, or submit the staff check-in form to advise of your safety.


For the latest information on COVID-19 response visit the Queensland Health website. If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, or have been at venues that have contact tracing alerts, get tested and follow the advice of Queensland Health.

Staff will be kept updated on important information regarding COVID-19 through their management and DAF Direct emails.

Support services

Impacted staff can access Employee Assistance Service on 1800 604 640 for any free confidential support/counselling they or their immediate families may need.

If you are in immediate danger, please call 000.

Office opening hours

Operations of public facing offices may be impacted. See the latest advice on office opening hours across the department.