Queensland wide restrictions reinstated

June 29, 2021

From 1am, 29 June 2021, several restrictions will be reintroduced across the state. These include density caps, capacity limits and masks. Some restrictions are only applicable to South East Queensland including the following Local Government Areas:

  • Brisbane
  • Gold Coast
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Noosa
  • Ipswich
  • Logan
  • Redlands
  • Moreton Bay
  • Scenic Rim
  • Lockyer Valley
  • Somerset

Restrictions in place for South East Queensland

  • Masks are mandatory in all indoor settings outside of your home, except when eating or drinking or undertaking vigorous exercise. Masks are required outdoors when you cannot physically distance including on common property. You must carry a face mask with you at all times, unless you have a lawful reason not to.
  • Private gatherings: 30 people maximum including residents, visitors and children. The body corporate must encourage physical distancing to the extent reasonably practical. Gathering is not defined as transiting common property.
  • All indoor settings: 1 person per 4 square metres
  • You must be seated when eating or drinking and SCA (Qld) recommends to apply this to common property

Restrictions in place for all of Queensland

  • All indoor settings: 1 person per 2 square metres,
  • Private gatherings: limited to a maximum of 100 people

Template Signage

Strata Community Association (Qld) has created template signage for committees to place around their schemes to clarify the applicable restrictions for body corporate schemes.

Download the SEQ Restrictions Poster here.

Read the full list of restrictions here.

Check In Qld app mandatory from 9 July

In addition to the hospitality sector, from 1am Friday 9 July, the Check In Qld app will be mandatory for a number of new sectors, including body corporate property as follows:

  • leisure and recreation facilities, such as gyms, health clubs, indoor sports facilities but strata pools are explicitly excluded (see here)
  • short-term residential facilities such as short-term holiday rentals. Guests are required to check in when first entering the accommodation.
  • outdoor events, such as fun runs and fetes which may be held on body corporate property

SCA (Qld) notes that the Check In Qld app is not required for general outdoor common property areas.

Read the full list of industries and facilities with compulsory Check in Qld requirements here.

Information current as at 28 June 2021.

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