Update on restrictions for Queensland (Thursday April, 1 2021)
Organised sport, recreation and fitness are permitted to resume in the Greater Brisbane Area. All of Queensland should comply with their Industry COVID Safe Plan, and the following additional restrictions:
Restrictions for Queensland
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
- restaurants, cafes, bars and nightclubs can only open for seated eating and drinking, no standing allowed.
- Hospitality businesses must keep an electronic customer register.
- Customers must check into venues and provide their contact details in case we need to contact you.
Masks for Queensland
You must carry a face mask with you at all times when you leave home, unless you have a lawful reason not to.
- 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.
Information from Department of Sport and Recreation Queensland
Please note, face masks are not required to be worn on the ‘field of play’ however when indoors participants must wear a mask while they are ‘on the bench’ waiting to play or outdoors where they cannot physically distance. They may remove their mask if they are puffing or out of breath.
More information can be found at the following link: COVID-19 update | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government (www.qld.gov.au)