- Advice effective immediately due to recent positive COVID-19 case in Brisbane
- Affected travellers who have visited exposure locations must get tested and isolate
- Situation being closely monitored to determine if further action is required
New Directions are being issued immediately following the recent reported positive COVID-19 case in Brisbane.
The Directions apply to any relevant arrivals who have entered Western Australia since March 20, 2021 and those who are arriving from today onwards.
All travellers from Queensland who have visited the following locations during the relevant times should be tested immediately for COVID-19 and self-quarantine for 14 days from the time they were at the high-risk location.
These travellers will also be required to undertake a day 11 test.
|Date||Place||Suburb||Arrival time||Departure time|
|Saturday March 20||Shops at Westfield Carindale Shopping Centre including Shinobi Ramen Noodle Shop, Fresh Sensations, Go Vita, Robins kitchen, Harris Scarfe and Kmart||Carindale||12pm||2.16pm|
|Saturday March 20||Market Organics, 190 Enoggera Road (store only)||Newmarket||2.45pm||3pm|
|Saturday March 20||Baskins Robbins, 2/489 South Pine Road||Everton Park||9.20pm||9.25pm|
|Sunday March 21||Genki Mart, 3/24 South Pine Road||Alderley||10.30am||10.46am|
|Sunday March 21||Mamma's Italian Restaurant, 69 Redcliffe Parade||Redcliffe||12.30pm||3.10pm|
|Monday March 22||Guzman y Gomez Stafford (drive through), 400 Stafford Road||Stafford||12.20pm||12.25pm|
|Monday March 22||Bunnings Stafford, 450 Stafford Road||Stafford||12.40pm||12.50pm|
|Thursday March 25||Aldi Stafford, Stafford City Shopping Centre, 400 Stafford Street||Stafford||8.30am||8.45am|
|Thursday March 25||Nundah Respiratory Clinic, 1270 Sandgate Road Nundah ||Nundah||11.15am||11.40am|
For more information on the high-risk locations, visit https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/contact-tracing
Western Australia's Chief Health Officer is in contact with Queensland Health and will monitor the situation closely to provide updated advice if further action is required.
Under WA's controlled border arrangements, the following conditions apply to all arrivals.
- Complete a mandatory G2G PASS registration and declaration
- On arrival at Perth Airport, complete a health screening
- Comply with any directions or quarantine requirements
- Scan your G2G PASS to exit the airport.
Comments attributed to Premier Mark McGowan:
"Based on health advice, anyone who has visited these specific locations must go and be tested immediately and self-quarantine for 14 days from the time they were at the high-risk location.
"Western Australia has been free from community transmission for more than 11 months and we want to keep it that way.
"We're closely watching the situation and will get up-to-date health advice to ensure we are doing everything we need to do to keep WA safe.
"People need to heed the health advice which has kept us safe. We need to stay the course.
"Thanks to our controlled border, we have the systems in place to help protect the community and adjust border controls if that is what is required."
Comments attributed to Health Minister Roger Cook:
"We always stand ready to act swiftly and cautiously to protect Western Australia.
"We thank everyone for their patience as we work through this current situation.
"But it is important that anyone who has been to these locations or develops symptoms is tested and self-quarantines to protect the wider community."
Premier's office - 6552 5000
Health Minister's office - 6552 6500