The Queensland government initiative is part of a $4 billion COVID-19 support package, says Treasurer Jackie Trad.

Queenslanders looking for work can post resumes online at, to be matched to available jobs and free online training courses.

The job finder portal follows a warning from Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young that more positive tests for coronavirus are expected despite just five new cases on Thursday.

Ms Young said more than 85 per cent of cases were in some way related to overseas travel and an increase was likely to arise from Australians being repatriated from around the world.

“The numbers will get worse because of those people returning from overseas,” she said on Thursday.

“That’s the group I’m concerned about.”

Meanwhile, a passenger on a packed Qantas flight from Sydney to Brisbane on Monday was infectious with COVID-19.


Queensland Health warned other passengers of the diagnosis by text and then a phone call before directing them to self-quarantine in an email on Thursday.

The flight, QF520, arrived at Brisbane domestic terminal early on Monday afternoon.

“A person on this flight was infectious with COVID-19,” the Queensland Health email stated.

“You may be at risk of becoming unwell from exposure until midnight 27th April 2020.”

It’s unknown if the passenger knew they were infectious when they boarded the flight, or when they were diagnosed with COVID-19.

Queensland’s COVID-19 tally stands at 1001 with 21 Queenslanders in hospital including 11 in intensive care.