Organised sport, recreation and fitness are permitted to resume in the Greater Brisbane Area ensuring continued compliance with your Industry COVID Safe Plan, and the following additional restrictions:
- You must carry a face mask with you at all times when you leave home, unless you have a lawful reason not to. You must wear a mask in indoor spaces, such as:
- indoor recreational facilities and gym (except if doing strenuous exercise)
- indoor workplaces (where safe to wear a mask and you can’t physically distance)
- public transport, taxis and rideshare, and waiting places or queues for this transport
- It is strongly recommended you wear a mask when outdoors if you are unable to stay more than 1.5m distance from other people, such as busy walkways and thoroughfares.
- Masks do not need to be worn in some circumstances, including children under 12 years, where people have certain medical conditions, and in workplaces where it is not safe to do so.
Please note, face mask are not required to be worn on the ‘field of play’ however when indoors participants must wear a mask while they are 'on the bench' waiting to play or outdoors where they cannot physically distance. They may remove their mask if they are puffing or out of breath.
Queensland Cricket managed events which have approved COVID-19 management plans in place will be able to proceed as planned.
This includes the U16 Male State Championship event start at Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast from 11 April. This will involve numerous players and officials invited from around the state for the event that runs until Wednesday 14 April.
The status of future scheduled community cricket in Greater Brisbane, including Winter Warehouse junior and senior competitions due to start in May, will be monitored and updates provided as they become available.
It is important that our cricketing community follows the health advice and directives of the State Government. Stay home, stay safe and get tested if you have any cold/flu-like symptoms.
If you live or have visited any of the areas which the person who has been diagnosed with the COVID strain detected and are showing any symptoms, please get tested immediately.
Continue to follow all government advice in relation to washing hands, covering your face with your arm when coughing, and to stay at home if you’re feeling unwell.
The State Government is regularly providing status updates at: https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/urgent-covid-19-update