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Cafes, restaurants and pubs – Queensland

Updated on 8 October 2021, at 16:00 AET

  • All indoor settings can open with 1 person per 2 square metres, or 100 per cent capacity with ticketed and allocated seating.
  • There are no density restrictions for venues that operate only outdoors.
  • Self-service food is allowed.
  • Retail food services must collect contact information for takeaway customers.

If you live in one of the 11 local government areas in South-East Queensland — Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan City, Moreton Bay, Redlands, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Noosa, Somerset, Lockyer Valley and Scenic Rim — or have been there in the last 14 days, face mask rules remain in place — see ‘Face masks — Queensland' in the Restriction Checker for more details.

Brisbane, Gold Coast, Moreton Bay, Logan, Townsville and Palm Island

Brisbane, Gold Coast, Moreton Bay, Logan, Townsville and Palm Island are currently under stage 3 restrictions. This means that:

  • indoor venues can open with 1 person per 2 square metres, or 100 per cent capacity with ticketed and allocated seating
  • stadiums and large outdoor venues are permitted 100 per cent capacity with allocated seated and ticketed events. Patrons must wear a mask at all times when standing, moving around, and when entering and exiting the venue.
  • eating and drinking while standing is allowed

Face masks must be worn indoors at all times, and outdoors when you’re unable to stay 1.5 metres away from other people. Use the healthdirect Restriction Checker for further information.

Contact information

Some businesses must collect contact information from staff and patrons for the purpose of contact tracing using the Check In Qld app. For more information, visit covid19.qld.gov.au/check-in-qld.

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