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.

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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.

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