Great outdoors beckon as Queensland relaxes restrictions

Minister for Health and Ambulance Services The Honourable Yvette D'Ath

Queenslanders will be able to hold unlimited private gatherings outdoors as authorities ease a raft of restrictions tomorrow.

From 6am Thursday, 15 April, several restrictions will be relaxed, meaning masks will only be mandatory in certain settings and families can visit ill or elderly relatives in hospital or nursing homes as normal.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk thanked Queenslanders for their patience and cooperation throughout the pandemic.

From 6am, Thursday, 15 April 2021:

• Face masks will only be mandatory in airports and on planes. Masks will no longer be required in indoor spaces such as shopping centres, supermarkets, retail outlets or public transport or outdoors when you can’t physically distance, however masks will still be required in high risk settings such as hospitals and aged care facilities.

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