COVID 19 Information - Visit Brisbane


COVID 19 Information

This page provides information and links that might assist individuals affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Visit Brisbane is aware that COVID-19 and associated restrictions are having a heavy impact on locals, businesses and visitors. We are monitoring the situation closely to provide information and support during this challenging time.

Restrictions to travel

As of 1am Saturday 8 August all travellers from NSW, ACT and Victoria will be forced into hotel quarantine at their own expense if they travel to Queensland unless exempted by authorities. Please click here for further details and information on exemptions.

Brisbane, while the Queensland Government is easing some restrictions on movement, it’s important that we all stay safe. As you get out and about re-exploring our city and region, make sure you keep up to date on the restrictions still in place. See more here.

Travel into Australia has been restricted to Australian citizens, residents and their immediate family members only. In addition, there is a ban on Australians travelling overseas to avoid people returning with the virus.


  • Unlimited recreational travel and overnight stays for Queenslanders across the majority of Queensland (no km limit). Access to Queensland’s remote and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities — plus the Burke and Cook shires — is still restricted and tourists are not currently able to enter. For further information visit 
  • Queensland's borders will reopen for interstate travellers to enter Queensland from midday, Friday 10 July, except to people who have been in Victoria in the past 14 days (including Queensland residents who have been in Victoria in the past 14 days)*. More information is available here
  • Australia's borders remain closed (see information above). 
  • Tourism experiences, accommodation, dining in restaurants, cafes, pubs, registered or licensed clubs, RSL Clubs, food courts and hotels, nightclubs, beauty therapies and casinos can all operate with required COVID Safe documentation in place. More information here
  • Concert venues, theatres and auditoriums can open, and events can be staged. 
  • Weddings and funerals up to 100 people.

Refer to Queensland Government's roadmap for more information. 

Travel into Australia remains restricted to Australian citizens, residents and their immediate family members only. Australians are not able to travel internationally at this time. 

Brisbane Economic Development Agency encourages you to follow social distancing guidelines. We recommend you contact individual event organisers or businesses for accurate information on their operations.

24/7 Hotlines

  • National Coronavirus Helpline – call 131 450 or 1800 020 080
  • If you need urgent medical assistance - call 000 
  • Ambulance hotline for non-emergencies – call 13 12 33 
  • Queensland health advice - call 13HEALTH (13 43 25 84) 
  • Queensland public mental health service - call 1300 MH CALL (1300 642255

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Health updates

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Updated Event and Activities Information

While we aim to update events listed on Visit Brisbane, we recommend that you contact individual organisers or operators to get accurate information on cancellations or changes.