QRC COVID-19 Working Group spoke about the following (actions in bold): A lockdown applies in the Greater Brisbane Area (Brisbane, Logan, Redlands, Moreton Bay region) from 5pm tonight, for 3 days (presently scheduled to lift Thursday night but subject to review). CHO is viewing this situation very seriously. QRC asks that travel be minimised to essential travel only over the 3 day lock down period. Companies to advise QRC via firstname.lastname@example.org of the number of workers who must travel over the next 3 days.
QRC COVID-19 Working Group spoke about the following: With the removal of Sydney restrictions, an increase in air traffic is anticipated. The only significant restriction still in place is WA (2-week quarantine period for anyone travelling there from Qld). In relation to work camps, the QRC has stated its opposition to their use as quarantine
Discussed: Greater Brisbane Area lockdown and easing restrictions, COVID protocols, appropriate mask usage, social distancing and other hygiene measures.
Discussed: Brisbane quarantine hotel worker who recently tested positive to a new highly contagious strain of COVID-19, the Greater Brisbane Area (GBA) 3-day hard lockdown from 6.00pm on Friday 8 January until 6.00pm Monday 11 January 2021, Qld Health contact tracing, resources industry is still an essential industry.
Discussed: Current restrictions in place, applications for specialist workers in hotspot areas, temperature testing at Brisbane airport.
Discussed: New COVID cases in NSW, temperature testing at Brisbane airport (BAC), testing space car park, essential workers continuing travel, coordination with Qld Health re: vaccine, Resource Industry Development Plan.
Discussed: Qld COVID cases, border restrictions, COVID testing, airport temperature testing (BAC), COVID vaccine, MSQ update, Budget estimates update
Discussed: Border Direction #17, Adelaide hotspot and travel, specialist worker exemptions, essential worker travel permits, temperature testing arrangements at Brisbane airport (BAC).
Discussed: BAC temperature testing space, MSQ crew changes, NSW/QLD bubble area, QRC's campaign, part 1, 2 and 3, automated specialist worker system, DNRME streamlined system
Discussed: Queensland's overall COVID position, Central Qld Health turnaround (13.1 hours), Border Directive #14 will be effective from 3pm 28 September, border declaration forms, specialist worker exemptions remain unchanged, applications must come from the company, not the worker or contractor, upcoming changes to quarantine procedures.