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Update for licensed participants who have been in Victoria

Update for licensed participants who have been in Victoria on or since December 21, 2020

In line with the statement by Queensland Health on Saturday, January 2, 2021, Racing Queensland provides the following further update for licensed participants:

  • While Queensland’s borders remain unchanged, anyone currently in Queensland who has been in Victoria on or since Monday, December 21, 2020, should get tested immediately and quarantine at home or their accommodation until receiving a negative COVID-19 test result; and
  • Also, anyone travelling to Queensland who has been in Victoria on or since Monday , December 21, 2020, should get tested in Queensland once they reach their final destination and quarantine at home or their accommodation until receiving a negative COVID-19 test result.

To locate a testing and fever clinic, refer to the following link:

Testing and fever clinics — coronavirus (COVID-19) | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government (www.qld.gov.au)

To assist further, RQ will provide a pop-up clinic service at the Gold Coast Turf Club on Thursday,  January 7 and Thursday, January 14, between 8am and 2pm, to enable test results to be confirmed prior to the respective Saturday race meetings.

RQ has updated Racing Code Protocols for each code of racing to reflect the recent Government advice regarding Victoria. The Protocols can be found on the RQ COVID-19 Response webpage.

Industry participants and visitors are reminded to check the following Queensland Government website for the latest information on Queensland border restrictions and entry requirements:

Border restrictions | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government (www.qld.gov.au) .