Canberrans can start making Christmas holiday plans in the Sunshine state after Queensland announced a plan to reopen its borders on Monday.
From 17 December, fully vaccinated travellers from COVID-19 hotspots, such as the ACT, will be free to enter the state with two conditions
- You can show proof of vaccination
- Return a negative COVID-19 test 72 hours before your arrival
The date set is the day QLD is projected the reach its 80% double dose vaccination milestone.
However, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said that could be brought forward, if the milestone was reached sooner.
BREAKING: Today we’re releasing a plan for Queensland borders.
— Annastacia Palaszczuk (@AnnastaciaMP) October 18, 2021
From 19 November, fully vaccinated travellers will have the option of undertaking home quarantine for 14 days.
However, those entering from a COVID-19 hotspot will only be able to do so by flying into an airport, road crossing remain off limits until December.