Superseded - Queensland COVID-19 Restricted Areas (No. 20)
This direction has been superseded on 11 August 2021. See the current Queensland COVID-19 Restricted Areas (No. 30).
Superseded on: 11 August 2021
I, Dr Jeannette Young, Chief Health Officer, reasonably believe it is necessary to publish the following list of Queensland COVID-19 restricted areas pursuant to the powers under s362B of the Public Health Act 2005 to assist in containing, or to respond to, the spread of COVID-19 within the community.
The Direction applies from the time of publication until the end of the declared public health emergency, unless it is revoked or replaced. This Direction replaces the public health direction referred to as the Queensland COVID-19 Restricted Areas Direction (No. 19). The purpose of this Direction is to identify Queensland COVID-19 restricted areas for:
Public Health Direction – Residential Aged Care Direction (No. 3) or its successors
Public Health Direction – Disability Accommodation Services (No. 21) or its successors
Public Health Direction – Hospital Entry (No. 2) or its successors
From the time of publication, the 11 local government areas in South East Queensland are removed as restricted areas and the following Local Government Areas in Queensland are Queensland COVID-19 restricted areas for the above listed Directions:
Cairns Regional Council
Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council
Penalties: A person to whom the direction applies commits an offence if the person fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with the direction.