Restrictions remain as lockdown ends

Queensland’s snap three day lockdown will end for specific local government areas across the state after three locally acquired cases were recorded overnight.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says lockdown restrictions will end for Noosa, Sunshine Coast, Ipswich, Logan, Redlands, Gold Coast, Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley, Somerset and Townsville.

But certain restrictions will be in place for the next two weeks:


*Restrictions apply for 11 local government areas.

*Residents must carry a mask at all times outside home and wear them indoors or where social distancing isn’t possible.

*You must be seated to drink or eat in cafés and restaurants, and businesses and venues must return to the one person per 4m² inside and one person per 2m² outdoors,

*Smaller venues up to 200m² are allowed one person per 2m² with a maximum of 50 people.

*Private gatherings are restricted to 30 people, and up to 100 people can attend weddings and funerals. 

*Only 20 people can dance at weddings.

The premier says “this is our added protection until everyone gets their vaccine.”


* Residents can only leave home for essential shopping, exercising, essential work or study that cannot be done from home, caregiving or to access healthcare, including getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

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