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GOONDIWINDI REGION BORDER RESTRICTIONS WEBINAR - 17 Sept 2021

Webinar - https://youtu.be/9nHhlmcutyw

Questions on Notice - Responses provided by respective Queensland Government departments

 

QUEENSLAND BORDER PASS

It is the responsibility of each exempt person to review the Queensland Public Health Directives and hotspot declarations at the time of entry to Queensland to determine if they are subject to any amended requirements or obligatons. Information and applications forms can be found on this Queensland Government website: www.qld.gov.au/border-pass

There are two main passes our border communities are currently accessing:

  1. Persons in the Border Zone who wish to enter Queensland under the current Border Restrictions Direction (No. 35) as an essential worker or for permitted purposes should apply for a Queensland Border Declaration Pass - Border Zone Travel (X Pass): https://www.qld.gov.au/border-pass/border-zone-resident
  1. Those who wish to be exempted from the Health Directive (e.g. for Specialist Activities such as farm/agribusiness workers) must apply for a Queensland Border Declaration Pass - class exemption (Z Pass): https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/coronavirus-support/border-restrictions-agriculture

 

E-GATE BORDER CROSSING

The use of e-Gates is suspended.

 

COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) INFORMATION

At this point in time, Queensland Health is the official source of up-to-date and accurate information on COVID-19. Goondiwindi Regional Council encourages all residents to stay informed with the lastest advice directly from Queensland Health.

For Council information and services, residents are encouraged to contact Council’s customer service via phone (07 4671 7400) or email (mail@grc.qld.gov.au) in the first instance and are reminded that numerous services can be completed online through Council’s website: www.grc.qld.gov.au.

 

The Queensland Health Coronavirus (COVID-19) website has a wealth of information regarding the pandemic, including:

  • Latest updates
  • COVID-19 prevention
  • Vaccination
  • Travel advice
  • Testing and fever clinics
  • Quarantine
  • Contact tracing info
  • Guidelines, info and resources for industry and business
  • Info regarding Queensland Health’s response

Other key websites:

Queensland Health

https://www.health.qld.gov.au

Queensland Government

https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/

World Health Organisation

https://www.who.int

MyGov

https://my.gov.au

Smart Traveller

www.smartraveller.gov.au

Queensland Government Immediate Industry Recovery Package

www.qld.gov.au/about/industry-recovery

 

Key phone numbers:

Triple Zero, Emergency Help - Police, Fire and Ambulance

000

Lifeline Crisis Support and Suicide Prevention

13 11 14

Queensland Health - Non-urgent heath advice

13 43 25 84

Goondiwindi Regional Council

07 4671 7400

Vaccination

Having a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step to take to reduce the serious effects of COVID-19 in people who become infected with the virus. 

Eligible people can now book to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at a Queensland Health vaccination location.

Coronavirus and Business

It is now mandatory for some queensland businesses to have the check in app – link: Check In Qld app | Queensland Government (covid19.qld.gov.au)

Council’s Environmental Health Officers are available to assist with any queries in relation to the above matters. Please call 46717400 and ask to speak with John Duffield or Phillip Gall.