Face masks are currently mandatory for travel at all times in the following situations:
- You must wear a face mask and wear it in all indoor areas of a Queensland airport as well as outdoor passenger transport and passenger waiting areas, such as carparks and taxi ranks.
- Face masks do not need to be worn in outdoor areas of an airport unless you are in a passenger transport or passenger waiting area.
- Air crew and airport workers who are not interacting directly with passengers do not need to wear a face mask.
There are some exceptions to wearing a face mask, including:
- children under 12
- a person eating, drinking or taking medicine
- where visibility of the mouth is essential
- where a mask needs to be removed to clearly communicate
- a person with a particular medical condition or disability
- a person undergoing medical treatment
- if a person is asked to remove a face mask for identity purposes
- if wearing a mask creates a risk to a person’s health and safety
- in an emergency or when required by law
- in any circumstances when it’s not safe to wear a mask
- if you are an air crew member or airport worker who is not interacting directly with passengers.
You are considered an international arrival if you have been in a place outside of Australia in the last 14 days immediately before your arrival in Queensland. To enter Australia, you need to get the appropriate approvals from the Australian Government’s Department of Home Affairs
Requirements to enter Queensland will depend on whether you are fully vaccinated. See what you need to do when entering Queensland as:
These requirements also apply to seasonal workers and people arriving from a safe travel zone country.
There are unique requirements for unvaccinated minors entering Queensland from overseas unaccompanied or with a fully vaccinated adult.
Maritime crew and Air Crew need to comply with their own set of requirements.