Restricting cruise ships from entering Queensland waters Direction
The operator of a cruise ship from another country must not allow the ship to enter Queensland waters unless permitted by Commonwealth Biosecurity laws.
What does this mean
- No cruise ships from other countries can enter Queensland waters, unless they have been given permission to enter under Australian law
- A cruise ship is a sea-going vessel that sleeps 100 or more paying passengers from the general public
For full details, read the Restricting cruise ships from entering Queensland waters Direction (No. 2).