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COVID Rules in Queensland

COVID Rules in Queensland


Restrictions for unvaccinated people

Unvaccinated people are not able to:

  • Visit vulnerable settings, including aged care, hospitals, prisons, and disability services. There will be exceptions for certain, limited purposes including medical treatment, end-of-life visits, childbirth, or emergency situations.
  • Attend hospitality venues such as hotels, pubs, clubs, taverns, bars, restaurants, or cafes.
  • Attend indoor entertainment venues such as nightclubs, indoor live music venues, karaoke bars, concerts, theatres, or cinemas.
  • Attend outdoor entertainment activities such as tourism experiences (including reef excursions), major sports stadiums, or theme parks.
  • Attend festivals (entire venue—indoor and outdoor) such as folk festivals, arts festivals, or musical festivals.
  • Attend government owned galleries and museums, and Queensland Government owned libraries.

You are able to:

  • Access other settings, such as essential retail, other retail, public transport, places of worship, funerals, residential homes/ private gatherings, food courts, hairdressers, gyms, and universities. For other examples, visit Queensland Health.
  • Attend weddings (entire venue—indoor and outdoor) however if any persons are unvaccinated, including the wedding party and officials, a maximum of only 20 people can attend.

Public Health and Social Measures plan

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Australian of the year - Queensland

Australian of the year - Queensland


Dr Dinesh Palipana OAM is a senior resident doctor at Gold Coast University Hospital. Despite facing numerous barriers, he became the first quadriplegic medical graduate and medical intern in Queensland. He was recently admitted as a lawyer.

As co-founder of Doctors With Disabilities Australia, Dinesh has worked with the Australian Medical Association to create first-of-kind national policies for inclusivity in medical education and employment.

Dinesh is a doctor for the Gold Coast Titans physical disability rugby league team. He is also a member of multiple committees for disability advocacy and has spoken in world-renowned forums such as TEDx. Through COVID-19, he advocated for equitable treatment for people with disabilities, including as a witness to the Disability Royal Commission.

Dinesh has also contributed significantly to scientific advances in treating spinal cord injury and restoring function to people with paralysis. His national and global impact has been recognised with numerous awards, including Junior Doctor of the Year and the Order of Australia.

Dr Dinesh Palipana OAM, Advocate for doctors with disabilities

Listen to ABC Brisbane interview with Dr Dinesh Palipana

Medal in the Order of Australia

Medal in the Order of Australia


Anton Swan, Honorary Consul for Sri Lanka in Queensland and Sri Lanka Sports Association patron, was awarded an OAM (Medal in the Order of Australia) in the Australia Day Honours issued today (January 26).

Mr Swan received his award for his selfless service to the Sri Lankan community in Queensland.



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