COVID19 Update – Masks from 1am 29th June

Important! Restrictions Update

From 1am Tuesday 29 June the following restrictions are in place for the 11 local government areas of Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan City, Moreton Bay, Redlands, Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Somerset, Lockyer Valley, Scenic Rim, and Gold Coast:

  • Face masks: masks must be worn in indoor spaces where you can’t physically distance. You must carry a face mask with you at all times whenever you leave your home, unless you have a lawful reason not to.
  • Indoor premises and indoor events: 1 person per 4m2 inside and 1 person per 2m2 outdoors – seated and ticketed. Smaller venues up to 200m2 are allowed 1 person per 2m2 with a maximum of 50 people – seated and ticketed.
  • Wedding ceremonies held indoors: up to 100 people. Only 20 people can dance.
  • Funerals held indoors: up to 100 people.
  • Gatherings in private residences: limited to 30 people.

Use of the COVID Safe Checklist is mandatory for restricted businesses and indoor eventsIndustry plans are not mandatory but may be used for guidance.

Anyone who is a close contact, has been in declared hotspot or interstate exposure venue of concern must not visit any Queensland residential aged care facility or shared disability accommodation service centre.

Travel declarations:

In addition, from 1am Monday 28 June, New South Wales border zone residents are required to complete a travel declaration to enter Queensland. The pass is valid for 14 days.


Travelling to Queensland

If you have been in a declared COVID-19 hotspot in the last 14 days you will not be allowed to enter Queensland, except for a limited range of people who can enter for essential purposes.

From 1am AEST Saturday 19 June 2021 you must complete a declaration to enter Queensland from anywhere in Australia or New Zealand that is not a declared COVID-19 hotspot.

Queensland has two types of declarations, a Queensland Travel Declaration and a Queensland Border Declaration Pass.

You must complete the right declaration for your situation before you travel to enter Queensland. If conditions change or you need to update your travel details, you’ll need to complete a new declaration with updated details. Queensland residents must also complete a declaration if they are returning home from interstate or New Zealand.

Find out more about these declarations and travelling to Queensland.
Apply for a travel declaration or a border pass.

Exposure venues

A list of exposure venues has been issued for locations in Queensland. Please follow Queensland Health’s advice on what to do if you have been at the exposure venues at the relevant times.

There are also exposure venues listed for New South Wales and Victoria.

Check the list of exposure venues.