THREE STEP QUEENSLAND ROADMAP TO EASING COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS
THREE STEP QUEENSLAND ROADMAP TO EASING RESTRICTIONS
The Australian Government has released a 3 Step Framework for a Covidsafe Australia. This includes maintaining a distance of 1.5m of other people and good hygiene; stay home if unwell; frequently clean and disinfect communal areas and a covidsafe plan for workplaces and premises.
For work the government advises to work from home if this suits employer and employee; avoid public transport in peak hour and workplaces are to develop a COVIDSafe plan.
Click here to access the full framework for Australia.
The Queensland Government has also released a statement on COVID restrictions.
Stage One – From 11.59pm, Friday May 15, the following will be allowed:
- Gatherings of a maximum of 10 people together in a public space
- Dining in at restaurants, pubs, clubs, RSLs and cafes for a maximum of 10 patrons at one time as part of a gradual re-opening (no bars or gaming)
- Recreational travel of a radius of up to 150km from your home for day trips
- Some beauty therapies and nail salons for up to 10 people at one time
- Reopening of libraries. playground equipment, skate parks and outdoor gyms (a maximum of 10 at one time)
- Wedding guests increased to 10 people and funeral attendance increased to 20 (30 outdoors)
- Open homes and auctions with a maximum of 10 people at one time;
- Re-opening public pools and lagoons (eg South Bank, Cairns, Airlie Beach) with a maximum of 10 people at a time or greater numbers with an approved plan.
For Outback Queensland, where there have been no COVID cases, two special concessions have been made:
- Dining in at pubs and cafes will be up to 20 for locals only, reflecting the important role these venues play in connecting small outback communities; and
- Recreational travel of a radius of up to 500 kilometres reflecting the long distances in the Outback.
Stage Two – Friday June 12:
- Gatherings at homes with a maximum of 20 visitors
- Dining-in at restaurants, pubs, clubs, cafes and RSLs for up to 20 patrons at a time and an option for more with an approved COVID-safe plan
- Holiday travel within your region.
Stage Three – Friday 10 July:
Stage Three would include reviews of intrastate and interstate border closures and limits of 100 customers for venues giving certainty to business, communities and families to be able to plan ahead.
Click here to view the full roadmap for Queensland.