Good news for Queenslanders! As the number of COVID-19 cases declines, density limits and mask requirements will be ditched from 6pm on Friday. The mandatory requirements for masks indoors at workplaces will be gone. However, they will still be compulsory in airports, planes, healthcare settings, aged care, public transport, prisons and disability accommodations.
Density limits also see some changes, for gyms, weddings, funerals, private homes, food courts, hairdressers and universities.
But, it's best to still always carry your mask, as you never know when you might need it. If you cannot social distance, a mask will still be essential.
Deputy Chief Health Officer Peter Aitken told the ABC, "The big thing to people is from six o'clock tonight the mass mandate is lifted."
"That's a really important thing that people can get out and about and start to do more.
"But if you're outdoors, you don't need to wear a mask.
"Don't feel that if you're outdoors, suffering, and the cleaning up in the mud, some people have got some horrible conditions to contend with. If they're outdoors doing that, they don't need to wait till six o'clock tonight to take that mask off."