COVID Safe events and community gatherings

COVID Safe sport and recreation events

Indoor events

Events at indoor spaces must operate in accordance with a COVID Safe Event Checklist which includes the following requirements:

  • a maximum occupant density of one person per two square metres or 100% of seated venue capacity provided all patrons are in ticketed, and allocated seating.
  • collection of contact tracing information using the Check In Qld app.

Outdoor events

Outdoor events do not need to operate in accordance with a COVID Safe Event Checklist, however the following requirements still apply:

  • appropriate public health controls including cleaning, hygiene measures, regular washing of hands and availability of hand sanitiser
  • people at the event must observe physical distancing to the extent possible.

Events with patron dancing

Indoor or outdoor events with patron dancing must operate in accordance with a COVID Safe Event Checklist. The checklist includes the following additional requirements for events with patron dancing:

  • operate an area for dancing on the basis that no more than one person per two square metres in the dance area.
  • implement control measures to manage crowding in dance areas.
  • collection of contact tracing information using the Check In Qld app.

More information

For more information, please visit COVID Safe Events.

Alternatively, you can contact the Sport and Recreation team via email at sr.covid19@dtis.qld.gov.au.

Last updated:
26 July 2021