Qld establishes dates for reopening

The reopening of Queensland's border and easing of restrictions will depend on vaccination rates.
The reopening of Queensland's border and easing of restrictions will depend on vaccination rates.


70 per cent vaccinated before or on November 19 - anyone who has been in a declared domestic hotspot in the previous 14 days can travel into Queensland provided they:

* Arrive by air

* Are fully vaccinated

* Had a negative COVID-19 test 72 hours prior.

* Travellers must then undertake 14 days in home quarantine.

* Direct international travellers into Queensland will need to go into 14 days quarantine in a government-nominated facility, while international arrivals who arrive via other states or territories will need to do the same.

80 per cent before or on December 17 - arrivals will be allowed to enter the state from interstate hotspots provided that:

* They arrive via road or air

* They are fully vaccinated

* Show a negative COVID-19 test 72 hours before travelling.

* Quarantine will not be required for travellers once the 80 per cent target has been reached.

* The government has also stated it will open up to Australia regardless of whether the 80 per cent target is reached come December 17.

* Direct international arrivals can undertake 14 days (subject to review) home quarantine and;

* Adhere to conditions set by Queensland Health

* Those who don't meet these criteria will need to enter within Queensland's international arrivals cap and quarantine in a government-nominated facility.

* Travellers arriving via other states and territories won't need to quarantine if they are fully vaccinated and undertaken at least 14 days of quarantine under the direction of another state or territory.

* Once 80 per cent coverage is reached there will be no government financial assistance available for businesses in the event of increased restrictions or lockdowns.

90 per cent fully vaccinated:

* No entry restrictions or quarantine for vaccinated arrivals interstate or overseas imposed.

* Unvaccinated travellers will need to apply for a border pass, or enter within the international arrivals cap and undertake up to 14 days quarantine.

Queensland has 72.26 per cent of the population with one dose of vaccine and 56.58 per cent fully vaccinated.

Australian Associated Press