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26 April, 2020

BREAKING: Some restrictions to be eased in Queensland

Following encouraging signs of flattening the curve, some restrictions will be eased in Queensland from next weekend.

By Phil Brandel

Following encouraging signs of flattening the curve, some restrictions will be eased in Queensland from next weekend.

Today Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Health Minister Steven Miles announced that due to encouraging signs of flattening the curve, some restrictions will be eased in Queensland from next weekend.

Social distancing still applies, but the State Government is giving the green light for some recreational activities and extending the distance you can travel from home.

‪From Saturday, May 2, you can:‬

- Go for a drive (within 50km of home)
- Ride a motorbike, jetski or boat for recreation
- Have a picnic
- Visit a national park
- Shop for non-essential items

Outings are limited to members of the same household or an individual and one friend.

All rules regarding social gatherings and limits on visitors remain in place.

The Premier said the State Government would closely watch the numbers of new infections and review the measures after two weeks.


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