For everyone in the above 11x LGAs, you must carry a mask with you at all times when you leave home, unless you have a lawful reason not to.
You must wear a mask:
- Indoors: You must wear a mask in indoor spaces (including in indoor spaces of construction sites and in Hutchies' offices) unless it is unsafe to do so. You may remove your mask if you can stay 1.5 metres away from other people.
- Outdoors: You must wear a mask when you cannot stay 1.5 metres away from other people (including on Hutchies' sites) unless it is unsafe to do so.
- At schools: Masks must be worn by teachers and staff (all schools), plus students in high school.
- On public transport and in ride share: You must wear a mask including while waiting for the transport in a public space such as a bus stop, taxi rank or train station.
Cairns and Yarrabah
From 4pm today, Friday 20 August, restrictions will be lifted for the Cairns and Yarrabah local government areas to match the restrictions for the rest of Queensland.