Restrictions Easing for Greater Brisbane

01 April 2021

From 12 noon today, Thursday 1 April 2021, the Greater Brisbane lockdown will be lifted, however, restrictions will remain in place for all of Queensland until Thursday 15 April.

From 12 noon Thursday 1 April:

  • You must carry a face mask at all times. You must wear a face mask at all indoor public spaces and outdoors when you cannot socially distance
  • You can leave your home for any purpose. You can travel anywhere in Australia. Please note other states and territories may have restrictions in place that prevent you from travelling to them
  • Visitors to aged care facilities, disability accommodation services, hospitals and correctional facilities are restricted across the state
  • Cafés and restaurants can return to seated eating and drinking. No standing.
  • 30 people can gather at your home
  • 500 people can gather in public spaces (outdoors)
  • Weddings and funerals are allowed 200 guests

Importantly, please don't be complacent this Easter Long Weekend. We know this is a time for family, friends and rest but we want you to stay safe by continuing to:

  • stay home if you are sick
  • check-in to all venues you visit
  • keep 1.5m away from others
  • wash your hands often
  • get tested if you have symptoms, no matter how mild

For more information, please visit the Queensland Health website here.

If you have any questions about how this impacts your Club, please email us!



Previous Update: Greater Brisbane 3 Day Lockdown

All swimming club activities including but not limited to, training, club nights, development activities and competitions, in the Greater Brisbane Area (Moreton Bay, Brisbane, Ipswich, Redlands and Logan) is suspended while Brisbane’s three-day lockdown is in place. We strongly encourage all members to reconsider any activity prior to the 5pm lockdown.

From 5pm tonight, Monday 29 March 2021, people in Greater Brisbane will be required to stay at home except:

• to attend work if you can’t work from home;

• to buy essentials like groceries and medicine;

• look after the vulnerable; and

• exercise within their neighbourhood

If you do need to leave home as above, masks are to be worn at all times when outside of your place of residence, this includes in workplaces and on public transport.

Have you visited Greater Brisbane since March 20?

Queensland’s Chief Health Officer Jeanette Young said at the press conference earlier today “anyone who has been in that Greater Brisbane area since Saturday, March 20, is now required to follow those same requirements, that is to stay wherever they are except for those four reasons”.

This includes anyone who attended the recent 2021 Speedo National Preparation Meet and Jess Schipper Challenge, as well as the Queensland School Sport Swimming State Championships (10-12 years and 13-19 years).

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