Greater Brisbane Ongoing Restrictions

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Journal,  COVID-19

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21st January, 2020:

Following the end of the 14 day incubation period, which is concluding at 1am on Friday 22nd January, businesses can return to having one customer for every two square metres, with 50 people allowed to gather in homes and public spaces. Masks are recommended to be worn in any place where social distancing can not be achieved. For further information, please review the updated Queensland Government roadmap.

In addition to the above, please ensure that you continue to comply with:
• Collecting contact information for contact tracing purposes
• Hygiene protocols
• Any other relevant COVID-19 related requirements outlined by the Queensland Government.

 

11th January, 2020:

Following the end of lockdown, which is concluding at 6pm on Monday 11th January, some restrictions will remain in the Greater Brisbane area until 1am on Friday 22nd January, 2021.

Greater Brisbane is made up of the five Local Government Areas (LGAs):
• Brisbane City Council
• Ipswich City Council
• Logan City Council
• Moreton Bay Regional Council
• Redland City Council

Please note that lockdown restrictions in the Greater Brisbane area still apply until 6pm on Monday 11th January, 2021. Please click here to read these restrictions.

Masks

Masks must be carried at all times and they are required to be worn indoors and on public transport.

Open homes and by inspection appointment

Open homes and inspections are permitted in the Greater Brisbane area, with restrictions of up to 20 persons. Social distancing rules apply, with 1 person per 4 square metres. Masks must be worn at all times.

Auctions

Auctions held in homes (private residences) are permitted within the Greater Brisbane area, with restrictions of up to 20 persons. Social distancing rules apply, with 1 person per 4 square metres. Masks must be worn at all times.

Auctions held in a small venue are permitted within the Greater Brisbane area, with restrictions of up to 50 persons. Social distancing rules apply, with 1 person per 2 square metres. Masks must be worn at all times.

In addition to the above, please ensure that you continue to comply with:
• Collecting contact information for contact tracing purposes
• Hygiene protocols
• Any other relevant COVID-19 related requirements outlined by the Queensland Government.

 

Workplace

Employers may resume activities as permitted pre-lockdown. Masks must be worn in workplaces where social distancing is not possible. If in doubt, wear a mask.

Holiday letting

Residents in Greater Brisbane can travel outside and within the Greater Brisbane area after the lockdown ends (6pm on Monday 11th January, 2020) but relevant guidelines and requirements that continue until 22 January 2020 will apply, even through you are outside the Greater Brisbane area.

 

We encourage all agencies to familiarise themselves with electronic alternatives, to ensure operations are not affected in a lockdown. E.g. executing contractual documentation via DocuSign and One Touch Execution. Please click here to access our Coronavirus Toolkit for further information on alternative Technology Solutions.

The above is only a summary of information that may be relevant to real estate professionals. For more detailed information please review the Roadmap to Easing Restrictions, Easing of Greater Brisbane restrictions, Current business restrictions for COVID-19 in Queensland, and Restrictions on Businesses, Activtities and Undertakings Direction. Alternatively, contact the REIQ Agency Advisory Service on 1300 MY REIQ (1300 697 347) or email ask@reiq.com.au.

 

 

 

 

 

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