From 12pm (midday) AEST Thursday 1 April 2021 to Thursday 15 April 2021, restrictions will ease in greater Brisbane. All of Queensland will be subject to the same restrictions:
- you must carry a face mask at all times and wear indoors, unless you have a lawful reason not to
- gatherings in private residences (homes and accommodation) are limited to 30 persons in total
- you can leave your home for any purpose. You can travel anywhere in Australia. Please note other states and territories may have restrictions in place that prevent you from travelling to them
- visitors to aged care facilities, disability accommodation services, hospitals and correctional facilities are restricted across the state
- Retail food services, entertainment venues and high risk businesses must only open for seated eating and drinking (inside), standing to eat and drink as well as dancing (outside), takeaway and delivery. Remember to always check in when visiting a venue. Find out more about providing, collecting and storing contact information.
Masks for Queensland
- You must wear a mask in indoor spaces.
- It is strongly recommended you wear a mask when outdoors if you are unable to stay more than 1.5m distance from other people, such as busy walkways and thoroughfares.
- Masks do not need to be worn in some circumstances, including children under 12 years, if you have certain medical conditions, and in workplaces where it is not safe to do so.
- You can remove your mask to consume food or drink.
Contact tracing alerts
Contact tracing alerts have been issued for locations visited in greater Brisbane, Gladstone, Gold Coast and Byron Bay.
We will continue to closely monitor the situation. Please check back for any updates.
COVID Safe celebrations and holidays
We want everyone to have a safe and happy Easter. We’d like to remind all Queensland residents and visitors to stay up to date with the latest health directions that will be in place over the long weekend and school holidays.
Make sure you stay home when you’re sick and get tested (Opens in new window) if you have COVID-19 symptoms (Opens in new window), keep a distance of 1.5 metres from others– that’s two big steps – and wash your hands regularly.
If you are indulging this Easter, remember to drink water straight after eating any sweet treats to help wash away residual sugars. Your teeth and your dentist will thank you!
If you are travelling this Easter, remember:
- If you are flying, you must wear a face mask at all times at the airport and on the plane
- If the space you are in is or becomes overcrowded, move elsewhere or choose to return at an off-peak time.
- Make hygiene your number one priority when travelling. This is recommended regardless of whether you are staying in a hotel or in a camping ground. Always carry tissues and hand sanitiser.
- Check in to all venues to assist with contact tracing.
- If you are travelling interstate, check your destination’s state government travel restrictions for the latest information.