COVID-19 update: Greater Brisbane lockdown lifted - 1 April 2021

1 April 2021

The lockdown for Greater Brisbane will end at 12 noon on 1 April 2021 Here's what you need to know for the next two weeks.

Restrictions for Queensland from 12 noon today

While the lockdown has been lifted, some restrictions will still apply. From 12 noon, Thursday 1 April 2021 to Thursday 15 April 2021, the state of Queensland will be subject to the following restrictions:

  • You must carry a face mask at all times and wear indoors (where safe to wear a mask and you can’t physically distance)
  • Gatherings in people's homes are limited to 30 people in total, including the people you live with
  • You can leave your home for any purpose. You can travel anywhere in Australia. Please note other states and territories may have restrictions in place that prevent you from travelling to them.
  • Visitors to aged care facilities, disability accommodation services, hospitals and correctional facilities are restricted across the state.

Masks for Queensland

  • If working in indoor workplaces, wear masks if it is safe to do so and you can't physically distance.
  • It's strongly recommended you wear a mask when outdoors if you are unable to stay more than 1.5m distance from other people, such as busy walkways and thoroughfares.
  • Masks do not need to be worn in some circumstances, including if you have certain medical conditions.
  • You can remove your mask to consume food or drink.

Advice for members

  • Follow the mask rules as outlined above
  • Wear a mask when you're outside your home
  • Ensure your COVID-19 plan is up-to-date
  • Keep on top of your hygiene measures – hand washing, hand sanitiser and cleaning protocols

Ensure social distancing measures are in place and enforced.

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