COVID-19 Industry Support

Updated 3 August 2021

Current updates:

CHANGES TO RESTRICTIONS

From 4pm Saturday 31 July 2021 to 4pm AEST Sunday 8 August 2021, areas in South East Queensland, will be subject to new restrictions. This includes:

  • City of Brisbane
  • City of Gold Coast
  • City of Ipswich
  • Lockyer Valley Regional Council
  • Logan City
  • Moreton Bay Region
  • Noosa Shire Council
  • Redland City
  • Scenic Rim Regional Council
  • Somerset Regional Council
  • Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Anyone who has been in these areas at or since 1am AEST 31 July and the members of their household must follow all restrictions listed on the Queensland Health website.

More details can be found at https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/urgent-covid-19-update

To help keep everyone safe and make contact tracing easier with eased restrictions, the Queensland Government has introduced a travel declaration for those travelling into Queensland and will be expanding the use of the Check In Qld app

For more, check Queensland’s COVID Safe Future roadmap and the table of changes.

HOTSPOTS UPDATE

NEW SOUTH WALES

As of 1am AEST 23 July 2021 the state of New South Wales is be declared a COVID-19 hotspot.

VICTORIA

From 1am AEST Saturday 17 July 2021 the state of Victoria are declared as COVID-19 Hotspots.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

From 1am AEST Thursday 22 July 2021 the state of South Australia is declared a COVID-19 Hotspot.

For full details, see https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/public-health-directions/travelling-to-queensland

 QUEENSLAND TRAVEL DECLARATION

From 1am AEST Saturday 19 June 2021 you must complete a declaration to enter Queensland from anywhere in Australia or New Zealand.

For full details, see https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/public-health-directions/travelling-to-queensland


With the current challenges facing our tourism industry and uncertainty on what the next year will look like for global travel, it’s now more than ever that we need to band together as Team Bundaberg, to work strategically, to market collectively and to unite as a single voice for the destination.

With the assistance of our partners at QTIC and TEQ, we are taking every opportunity to advocate for support for the industry, so please continue to feed information through to us about the effects on your business.

To save you time, we have collated a range of resources for you below and are updating with available information daily. If there is anything that we’ve missed, let us know!

To assist you with COVID Safe Planning within your business, we have created this webpage outlining the steps required for Industry COVID SAFE Plans and COVID Safe Checklists in line with Stage 3. 

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team if there is anything you need. We are in this together.

Below are the key CHO public health directions

 

For further information on COVID-19, the Queensland Tourism Industry Council and Tourism & Events Queensland are providing Queensland's tourism industry with updates and resources regularly. If you have any questions on the current Public Health Directions, require clarity or are seeking an exemption, you can submit this here