29 March, 2021
COVID Update 15:00 Mon Mar 26. - Masks are required
Mask requirements across Queensland are coming into effect from 5pm today (Monday 29 March).
You must carry a face mask with you at all times when you leave home, unless you have a lawful reason not to.
You must wear a mask in indoor spaces, such as:
Shopping centres, supermarkets, retail outlets and indoor
Hospitals and aged care facilities
Hospitality venues such as restaurants and cafés (not required for patrons while seated; customer facing staff only)
Churches and places of worship
Indoor recreational facilities and gyms (except if doing strenuous exercise)
Indoor workplaces (where safe to wear a mask and you can’t physically distance)
Public transport, taxis and rideshare, including waiting areas and queues for this transport
Airports and travelling on planes.
It is strongly recommended you wear a mask 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 children under 12 years, where people have certain medical conditions, and in workplaces where it is not safe to do so.
You can remove your masks to consume food or drink.
For the most up to date information about mask requirements visit: https://www.qld.gov.au/.../curr.../urgent-covid-19-update...