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Gatherings and work - Queensland

Current as of 14 July 2020, at 12:00 AEST

Up to 100 people — including children and babies — can gather at a home.

Up to 100 people — including children and babies — can gather at public spaces.

The total number of people who can gather at a business cannot exceed 1 person per 4 square metres. Venues less than 200 square metres can accept 1 person per 2 square metres but no more than 50 people.

Queensland will introduce in the week starting 13 July 2020 a maximum $4,003 fine or up to 6 months in prison for anyone who breaches public health orders.

Businesses must comply with the COVID Safe framework.

You can return to your office if you’re not sick. If you have COVID-19 symptoms, even mild ones, get tested but call your testing clinic first.

Queensland's major sports facilities with a plan to keep spectators safe can have 25,000 spectators or half capacity — whichever is less.

Events with less than 500 people don’t need their ‘COVID Safe’ plans approved.

Local public health units must approve ‘COVID Safe plans’ of events with between 500 and 10,000 people.

The Queensland Chief Health Officer must approve ‘COVID Safe’ plans of events with over 10,000 people.

You should still follow physical distancing rules and practise good hygiene.

The NSW local government areas of Liverpool and Campbelltown are COVID-19 hotspots. If you’ve been to these areas in the past 14 days and come to Queensland, you must go into hotel quarantine.

If you’ve travelled through NSW, and you stopped at the Crossroads Hotel, Casula between 3 and 10 July, get tested for COVID-19 immediately. The hotel is situated in southwest Sydney on the Hume Highway in Liverpool and is very popular with freight drivers.

For more information on restrictions in Queensland, visit and click on ‘Roadmap to easing restrictions'.

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