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Updated 19 January 2022

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Queensland Touch Football (QTF) has been provided with the following COVID-19 information from the Queensland Department of Sport & Recreation and Queensland Health.

The purpose of this resource is to guide and assist Affiliates and Regions on the latest COVID Safe measures.

QTF will continue to follow the latest advice and direction from the Queensland Department of Sport and Recreation and Queensland Health.

NOTE: We require all Affiliates, Regions and Participants to follow Queensland Health’s key directives to ensure competitions and events can proceed safely.

  1. If you are unwell DO NOT ATTEND – STAYHOME and get tested
  2. Observe GOOD HYGIENE at all times and use hand sanitiser and hygiene products, where provided
  3. PHYSICAL DISTANCING should be observed at all other times, where possible, excludes playing
  4. Wear a FACE MASK while not playing, where physical distancing is not possible (Qld Health Recommendation)
  5. Ensure INDOOR SPACES Indoor spaces follow occupant density requirements of one person per two square metre

Restrictions for sport, recreation, and fitness organisations

Queensland’s plan for 80% vaccination and beyond outlines the restrictions for Queensland public health and social measures linked to vaccination status.

Complying with the restrictions in Stage 3

From 17 December 2021, the following restrictions apply:

Outdoor Sport

  • Vaccinated and unvaccinated persons are permitted to attend and participate.
  • Outdoor based organisations are not considered a restricted business, activity or undertaking. Therefore, organisations are not required to comply with the COVID Checklist.
  • It is not possible for contact sports to observe physical distancing while undertaking activity, however physical distancing should be observed at all other times, where possible.
  • Whilst not mandatory, it’s best practice to continue to clean frequently touched surfaces and shared equipment.
  • Collection of contact tracing information is not compulsory but recommended via the Check in Qld app.
  • Indoor spaces associated with outdoor venues such as clubhouses are required to follow occupant density requirements of one person per two square metre

Events

  • Both vaccinated and unvaccinated people are permitted to outdoor community events. No occupant density limits apply. Contact information must be collected via the Check In Qld app.
  • Indoor events are required to comply with the restrictions as listed under indoor sport.

Check In Qld app

The collection of contact information via the Check In Qld app will be mandatory for parts of our industry:

  • gyms, health clubs and fitness centres, including boot camps and personal training
  • indoor sports and swimming pools
  • community facilities and recreation centres
  • indoor events
  • outdoor events with dancing (such as festivals)
  • outdoor recreation, such as caravan parks and camping areas
  • short-term residential facilities such as outdoor education accommodation providers.

Face masks

Face masks are required to be worn indoors everywhere in Queensland, except in your own home or accommodation, and where it is unsafe, such as while doing strenuous exercise.

Find out more about the mandatory face mask requirements.

Further Information

Further information regarding the restrictions for sport, recreation, and fitness organisations can be found here.

For a full list of QTF COVID-19 updates please click here. 


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