COVID-19 UPDATE | Greater Brisbane Lockdown Lifts Midday Today

This morning Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced that the Greater Brisbane 3-day lockdown will lift at midday today following only one new locally acquired COVID-19 case linked to an existing cluster.

For the next two weeks however, all Queenslanders will be subject to the following restrictions:

  • You must continue to carry a mask with you whenever you leave home, and wear it in indoor venues
  • Hospitality venues can open for seated eating and drinking only, and no dancing is allowed indoors
  • Private gatherings are restricted to 30 people
  • Businesses can re-open with one person per 2m²
  • 500 people can gather in public spaces (outdoors)
  • Weddings are allowed 200 guests (bridal party is allowed to dance)
  • Outdoor events can go ahead with a COVID-safe plan, but masks must be worn if social distancing isn’t possible
  • Church services will be allowed 100% occupancy with ticketed or allocated seating or adhering to the one per 2m² rule
  • Restrictions on aged care, hospitals, disability care and correctional facilities will apply with no personal visitors allowed during this period.

The full list of Queensland's restrictions can be viewed HERE and will be reviewed in two weeks


HALF PRICE FLIGHT SUBSIDY LAUNCHES

It's welcomed news that Townsville has been included in the Federal Government's Half Price Flight Subsidy which launched at midnight last night, with flights from Sydney and Melbourne currently on sale with Jetstar. We acknowledge the strong advocacy of our local Federal Members Phil Thompson and Senator Susan McDonald for Townsville's inclusion in this initiative.

Click HERE for more information and to book

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