The latest information about COVID-19 restrictions, contact tracing, alerts and testing on the Gold Coast.
From 6pm AEST Thursday 16 September 2021, the Local Government Area of Lismore City will move from the non-restricted border zone to the restricted border zone. This means that people who have been in Lismore City in last 14 days will only be allowed to enter Queensland for essential purposes.
See more information on the Queensland Government Website.
Queensland Health has issued COVID-19 exposure site alerts for venues in the Logan and Brisbane regions. Please check this link regularly about current or new COVID-19 exposure sites, as information is frequently updated.
Queensland has current contact tracing alerts and related public health advice for people who have been in the ACT, NSW, South Australia, Victoria and New Zealand. Find out more
Parts of regional NSW currently deemed low risk, which have seen zero COVID cases for at least 14 days, (which includes the Local Government Areas of Tweed, Ballina, Byron, Kyogle) will emerge from lockdown at 12:01am Saturday 11 September, but will continue to operate under restrictions to ensure the safety of regional communities. Read more
From 1am AEST Monday 13 September 2021, travel for essential work and essential purposes, between Queensland and most Local Government Areas (all LGAs east of Moree Plains, inclusive) in the New South Wales border zone, will be allowed. Essential work means any work or volunteering that cannot be reasonably done from home. People crossing the border for essential work will need to have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Essential purposes include going to school and receiving medical care. These changes do not allow for travel across the border for recreation or social visits. Residents in the LGAs of Walgett, Brewarrina, Bourke, and the Unincorporated Far West will remain subject to the current restrictions. Find out more
Anyone who has symptoms of COVID-19, no mater how mild, get tested. There are a number of local testing facilities available. Symptoms include: fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, fatigue, loss of smell and/or taste, diarrhoea, vomiting or nausea.
Border restrictions apply for anyone entering Queensland from a COVID-19 hotspot and border passes are required for anyone entering Queensland.
In addition, Queensland border passes issued during the pause on arrivals into Queensland (since midday 25 August 2021), to Queensland residents or people relocating to Queensland, have been voided and new Queensland Border Passes will need to be applied for.
From 4pm AEST Friday 27 August, most restrictions for South East Queensland have eased. Mask wearing requirements will continue to apply until 4.00pm AEST Friday 10 September 2021. Find out more
As information is regularly updated, please check the following directions, to see what restrictions apply for:
The following regions have all been declared COVID-19 hotspot areas:
Anyone who has visited these areas, must follow the public health advice.
With a recent COVID-19 outbreak, New Zealand is no longer considered a safe travel zone.
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 continue to:
There’s a range of financial support and services available during COVID-19.