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Queensland – COVID Restrictions Update

Published March 29, 2021 Author: Employsure

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From 5pm AEST on Monday 29 March, Greater Brisbane will enter into a three day lockdown. The rest of Queensland will also be subject to new restrictions. The restrictions will be reviewed on Wednesday evening.

Greater Brisbane Lockdown

People will only be able to leave their house for four essential reasons:

  • exercise in their local area
  • shopping for essentials, like groceries and medication
  • and work and school if this can’t be done from home
  • to access healthcare of provide help, care or support

Restrictions for Businesses

  • Restaurants and cafes can only serve takeaway.
  • Schools will be closed

Face Mask Requirements

Masks must be worn outside the home.

What is the ‘Greater Brisbane Area’?

Greater Brisbane refers to local government areas of:

  • Brisbane City Council
  • Ipswich City Council
  • Logan City Council
  • Moreton Bay Regional Council
  • Redland City Council

See this map or see the map on this link for further information.

Rest of Queensland

Restrictions for Businesses

  • Aged care, correctional centres, hospitals and disability service provides will be closed to visitors

Face Mask Requirements

Masks must be worn while indoors except at home.

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Note from Employsure

The above is a general guide to the restrictions in Queensland. For official and detailed information, please visit the Queensland Government’s Covid website. If you need further information on how these restrictions impact your workplace as an employer, please get in touch with our advice line or, if you are not a client, we can assist you with free, initial advice on 1300 207 182.

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