COVID-19 Updates

Queensland Announces 3-Day Hard Lockdown

Worker during COVID

Queensland has announced that southeast Queensland, Townsville, Palm Island and Magnetic Island go into a three-day snap lockdown from 6.00 p.m. tonight (Tuesday 29 June 2021).

People in the areas under lockdown will only be able to leave their homes for essential reasons like grocery shopping, exercise, work and medical care.

Masks will be mandatory in any location indoors (except if at home, or in the cab of your vehicle), and on public transport and in ride share vehicles.

Queensland the fourth jurisdiction to impose a lockdown in response to latest COVID-19 outbreak, following New South Wales, the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

Travel Between States and Territories

All states and territories have some level of border restrictions in place. Links to the border permits for each state and territory can be found on NatRoad’s website here.

The information in this member update is correct as at 12.01 p.m. on Tuesday 29 June 2021. Further updates will be provided as the situation changes.


NatRoad communications are intended to provide commentary and general information. They should not be relied upon as legal advice. Our advisors are available to clarify any questions you have and provide the right advice for your business and workforce. Contact David at david.johns@natroad.com.au or Richard at richard.calver@natroad.com.au, or on (02) 6295 3000.