Easing of restrictions
Current restrictions (effective 4pm 17 November)
Indoor personal gathers (eg homes): increase from 40 to 50 people
Outdoor gatherings (eg barbecues, skate parks): increased to 100* people
Indoor premises: to one per person per 2m2 (e.g. restaurants, cafes, pubs, clubs, museums, art galleries, places of worship, convention centres and Parliament House). Indoor play areas within a premises can open too.
Wedding ceremonies: Up to 200 people can attend a wedding and all guests can dance (both indoors and outdoors).
Funerals: Up to 200 people can attend a funeral.
Indoor events: Seated, ticketed venues 100% of capacity, patrons to wear masks on entry and exit (e.g. theatre, live music, cinemas and indoor sports).
Outdoor events: 1500 people allowed with a COVID Safe Event Checklist. Larger events require a COVID Safe Plan.
Open air stadiums: 100% of capacity (with a COVID Safe Plan)
Outdoor dancing: allowed (e.g. outdoor music festivals, beer gardens).
Indoor dancing: allowed, venues need to adhere to the one person per 2m2 rule**
*Changed from 1am on 1 December. **Effective noon 13 December
Movement and Gatherings
Restrictions on Businesses, Activities and Undertakings
The Queensland border has reopened to all states and territories except declared hotspot. People visiting Queensland do not need to quarantine unless they have been in a hot spot in the past 14 days.
Current hot spots:
- Greater Sydney (from 1am AEST Tuesday 22 December)
Queensland residents returning to the State (and exempt people) who have been in a hot spot in the past 14 days will need to enter Queensland by air (not by road) and quarantine in a State-assigned hotel, at their own expense.
Self-isolation means you must stay at home or in your hotel room for 14 days. You must self-isolate if you:
- have coronavirus
- have been in close contact with someone who has coronavirus
- arrived from overseas
- arrived in Queensland from a declared hotspot
If you need assistance, such as delivery of food and essential items, while in self isolation you can call the Community Recovery Hotline 1800 173 349 operated by the Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors.