The latest information about COVID-19 restrictions, contact tracing, alerts and testing on the Gold Coast.
From 6:15pm AEST, 23 November 2021, updates have been made to Border Restrictions Direction (No.55) to clarify the requirements for evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result prior to arrival in Queensland. The changes requirements are expected to simplify the process of for travellers.
Suitable evidence now includes:
More information about Queensland’s Public Health Directions can be found on the Queensland Health website.
Please check active contact tracing alerts locations regularly and follow public health advice.
For more information please visit the Queensland Health website.
Queensland has reached 70% double-dose vaccination. Eligible domestic travelers may now enter Queensland from a hotspot and quarantine at home.
Border Restrictions Direction (No.51) -Effective from 12:01am AEST 5 November 2021
Border Restriction Direction (No.51) has been updated so that:
The following regions have been declared as COVID-19 hotspot:
Anyone who has visited these areas and is travelling to Queensland, must follow the public health advice.
From 20 October 2021, the South Island of New Zealand is a Queensland safe travel zone country. Travel remains restricted from the North Island and any locations identified by the New Zealand Ministry of Health website as areas of interest.
You can access your vaccination certificates via your online myGov account, where you can:
If residents can’t get any of the approved COVID-19 vaccines for medical reasons, this will be recorded on their immunisation history statement and COVID-19 digital certificate.
If you are not enrolled for Medicare, you can enrol or access your certificate through your Individual Healthcare Identifier.
Step 1: Sign into myGov
Step 2: Access Medicare online account
Step 3: Select the Proof of COVID-19 vaccination quick link.
Step 4: Select View history.
Step 5: Select your name, and then either View immunisation history statement (PDF) or View COVID-19 digital certificate (PDF).
Step 6: Add your digital certificate to a digital wallet – select either Add to Apple Wallet or Save to phone for Google Play.
The Queensland Government has unveiled Queensland’s vaccination roadmap.
From December 17th:
Police will be enforcing the new roadmap, but venues are expected to display the vaccination rules once they come into effect.
To protect the most vulnerable, visitors to aged care, hospitals, prisons and disability services will be required to be fully vaccinated except in end of life, childbirth or emergencies. Anyone needing hospital care or health treatment will still have full access to health services.
Queenslanders will be able to load their vaccination status into the Check in Qld app by November 19.
View more details in the Queensland Vaccine Plan.
There’s a range of financial support and services available during COVID-19.
We can all play our part in reducing the risk of COVID-19 in our community, to protect ourselves, our loved ones and the community.
We should all: