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COVID-19 update

Queensland COVID-19 statistics

View more statisticsLast updated: Cases & tests 24 September 2021. Vaccination data 24 September 2021

0Local cases (last 24h)
0Other cases (last 24h)
11,145Tests (last 24h)
22,880Vaccine doses (last 24h)

Easing of restrictions in South East Queensland

From 4pm AEST Friday 27 August, most restrictions for South East Queensland have eased.

Updates for anyone travelling to or from Queensland

Entering Queensland from a hotspot

The Australian Capital Territory, the Jervis Bay Territory, New South Wales, and Victoria are declared hotspots.

Anyone who has been to a COVID-19 hotspot in the last 14 days or since their identified start date (whichever is shorter) will not be allowed to enter Queensland, unless they are a Queensland resident or have an exemption. Anyone allowed to enter will need to complete 14 days mandatory quarantine. Find out where you will have to quarantine.

New South Wales Border Zone

These local government areas are no longer part of the restricted border zone:

  • Glen Innes Severn Shire (since 1am AEST Friday 24 September 2021)
  • Lismore City (since 1am AEST Friday 24 September 2021)
  • Brewarrina Shire Council (since 1am AEST Friday 24 September 2021)

This means that only the non-restricted border zone rules apply to residents of these LGAs.

Since 1am AEST 22 September 2021, Byron Shire and Tweed Shire are part of the restricted border zone as well as declared interstate places of concern.

Interstate exposure venues

Anyone who has been to an interstate exposure venue is required to follow the quarantine requirements of the Interstate Exposure Venues Direction.

Entering from overseas

View the Quarantine for International Arrivals Direction for information about entering Queensland from overseas.

While in Queensland

Travelling from New Zealand to Queensland

As of 1am 19 August 2021 New Zealand has been removed as a safe travel zone country.

For more information see the Quarantine for International Arrivals Direction.

Travelling to New Zealand

Quarantine-free travel from all Australian states and territories is suspended. See the New Zealand Government's advice for traveling to New Zealand from Australia.

For further information:

Please note that other countries still have travel restrictions in place – visit Smart Traveller before making travel arrangements.

Protecting our most vulnerable

Anyone who has been in a hotspot or an interstate exposure venue in the last 14 days cannot enter aged care facilities, disability accommodation services hospitals, or correctional facilities.

COVID-19 Vaccine

Read more about the COVID-19 vaccine.



Health advice

To prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Stay home if you are sick
  • If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, get tested
  • Stay 1.5 metres away from other people—think two big steps
  • Wash your hands with soap and water, or hand sanitiser
  • Leave a location if it is crowded.

If you have any concerns about your health, contact your doctor or contact 134 COVID (134 268).