Over the weekend the Queensland State Government announced further easing of restrictions. Stage 2 of the Queensland State Government Roadmap to Easing Queensland’s Restrictions has been moved forward and as of midday yesterday, Monday 1 June 2020, gatherings of up to 20 people are permitted, including organised, non-contact community sport.
Touch Football Australia (TFA) in collaboration with Queensland Touch Football (QTF) has developed ‘Return-to-Play Protocols and Guidelines’, in addition to supporting collateral for Affiliates, which is available on the ‘TFA Return-to-Play Resource Hub’. These protocols and guidelines are consistent with Federal and State Governments’ return to play guidelines and provides detailed information on how to meet the restrictions and return to training safely.
Stage 2 – Midday June 1
Affiliates may resume non-contact organised activity for up to 20 people per venue (including players, coaches and parents) upon the following conditions.
- Obtained written Council approval to return to activity.
- Created and implemented a COVID-19 Safety Plan* and can adhere to strict hygiene and social distancing protocols.
- Completed the ‘Return to Play Checklist’*.
- Complete an Attendance Register* for each training session for all participants attending training.
- Groups must have approval from the Association (Affiliate/Club) to use the facility.
- Remain at home if you feel unwell or are in a vulnerable health category.
- Comply will ALL directions from the Association (Affiliate/Club).
- Parents and supporters are discouraged where possible.
Please find further state-specific information and frequently asked questions here.
QTF is currently working closely with the State Government and QSport to support the Roadmap to Easing Queensland’s Restrictions for sport. Return to training should only occur if Affiliates are confident, they are adequately prepared and can meet government requirements.