Queensland's premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has released Queensland's COVID Vaccination Plan today, which includes greater freedoms for those who are fully vaccinated, including being able to cross the border from interstate hotspots in time for Christmas - but only if vaccination rates hit targets.
The premier said the relaxing of borders and restrictions will occur in stages when Queensland reaches 70 and 80 per cent vaccination rates.
"The more of us who are vaccinated, the sooner we are safely reunited with friends and family interstate and overseas," Ms Palaszczuk said.
At 70 per cent of Queensland's eligible population fully vaccinated: Expected on November 19.
Direct international arrivals into Queensland will have to complete 14 days quarantine in Government-nominated facility.
International arrivals who arrive via another state or territory will have to quarantine in a Government-nominated facility until 14 days have passed since they arrived into Australia.
At 80 per cent of Queensland's eligible population fully vaccinated: Expected on December 17
Direct international arrivals can undertake 14 days (subject to review by AHPPC) home quarantine and subject to conditions set by Queensland Health provided they are:
Those who don't meet these criteria will need to enter within Queensland's international arrivals cap and quarantine in a Government-nominated facility.
Those arriving via other states and territories won't need to quarantine if they are:
Those who don't meet the criteria to arrive via another state or territory will need to apply for a border pass and undertake up to 14 days (subject to review by AHPPC) quarantine in a government-nominated facility.
It is important for businesses to know, at 80 per cent vaccination coverage, there will not be government financial assistance available in the event of increased restrictions or lockdowns.
At 90 per cent of Queenslanders fully vaccinated:
As of today:
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