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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Queensland Government has released its Queensland’s Public Health and Social Measures linked to vaccination status – a plan for 80% and beyond (the Measures). These measures are supported by the Public Health and Social Measures linked to vaccination status Direction (No. 2).

Only fully vaccinated staff and patrons are permitted to enter government owned galleries, museums, national and state institutions and historic sites and state government libraries. The Measures also clearly state that all theatres, whether Government, Council or privately owned, can only be attended by individuals who are fully vaccinated.

Some other businesses must also restrict entry to unvaccinated staff and patrons. For the arts and cultural sector, these businesses include:

  • Entertainment venues (e.g. stadiums, concert venues, theatres, auditoriums, cinemas, convention centres, show grounds, theme parks, outdoor amusement parks, tourism experiences, arcades, indoor play centres)
  • Indoor events (e.g. cultural festival and expos)
  • Outdoor events with dancing (e.g. music or dance festivals)

Further information and resources have been developed to support this directive. These include:

Directives and checklists

Check In Qld App

  • Check In Qld App provides information on how to add your proof of vaccination, advice for business owners in using the app and more. This page is best for understanding how to use the Check In Qld app.

  • Check In Qld translated resources provides resources to support promotion of the Check In Qld app to communities in Queensland who speak a language other than English. 

Information and Education

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Close and Casual Contacts 

Need advice?

For health advice about COVID-19 call: 134 COVID (13 42 68).

More information about Public Health Directions can be found on the Queensland Health website

For advice about COVID-safe arts and cultural considerations, call Arts Queensland on 3034 4016 (reception) and you will be referred to an appropriate advisor, or email: consultation@arts.qld.gov.au