COVID-19 - Queensland Border Restrictions - 26 October 2020
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From 26 October 2020 you will need to provide a valid Queensland Border Declaration Pass under Border restrictions Direction (No. 16). This Direction applies to all persons who arrive in Queensland from a place outside of Queensland.
Every person entering or proposing to enter Queensland from another State or Territory must provide a valid Queensland Border Declaration Pass prior to entering, including freight transport drivers who were previously exempt. Border passes are valid for 7 days only.
A separate border declaration pass is required for each individual, including children, and all travellers in your party must be eligible to enter Queensland. If an individual seeking to enter Queensland is a child or a person with impaired capacity, a parent or guardian may complete this form on behalf of the person.
A person who has not provided a Queensland Border Declaration Pass or undertaking as required by this Direction must not enter Queensland. The Queensland Government is implementing enhanced border control measures, including border passes and identification screening.
From 5 September 2020, Every person entering or proposing to enter Queensland from another State or Territory must:
- provide a valid Queensland Border Declaration Pass; and
- provide an undertaking that the person will present for a COVID-19 test if the person develops symptoms consistent with COVID-19 within 14 days of entering Queensland; and
- comply with the undertaking while present in Queensland.
A person who has not provided a Queensland Border Declaration Pass or undertaking as required by this Direction must not enter Queensland.
ny person that has been in a declared COVID-19 hotspot during the past 14 days, including Victoria, must not enter Queensland.
Entry exemption criteria is listed in;
- PART 2 - RESTRICTIONS ON PEOPLE ENTERING FROM COVID-19 HOTSPOT
- PART 2A - BORDER ZONE RESIDENTS
- The border zone is the geographical area comprising the border communities within New South Wales and Queensland within the postcodes represented visually on the Public Health Direction (COVID-19 Border Restrictions) Map.
It is strongly recommended Queenslanders do not travel to any known COVID-19 hotspots.