Summer just got a little bit sunnier.
Although regional NSW has been able to enter Queensland since the beginning of November, our northern neighbours had set the requirement of 28 straight days of no locally transmitted cases of Covid-19. (Featured image: @cityofgoldcoast)
However, with news that New South Wales has recorded 31 straight days of no new cases with no known source, the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has said that her state is ”good to go” and ready to welcome back residents from Greater Sydney to the Sunshine State.
Speaking to the media, Palaszczuk has said that travel restrictions between the two states will be relaxed for the start of summer, beginning on Tuesday 1 December.
”We know how tough this has been on families. This is a great day. It’s exciting news,” Palaszczuk said.
On the other hand, Victorians and South Australians are going to have to wait a little longer for news on whether they will be able to enter Queensland. It is likely, though, that Victorians will get the green light on Wednesday if they manage to keep their cases to zero for another day.
”There are still some concerns about South Australia so there may be a very limited border declaration pass still needed for South Australia, but we will get back to everyone about that by the end of the month,” she said.