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Queensland to shut its border to anyone coming from the eastern suburbs of New South Wales

Queensland will shut its border to travellers from Sydney’s eastern suburbs from TOMORROW as New South Wales battles to contain new outbreak

Queensland will shut its border to anyone coming from the eastern suburbs of New South Wales from TOMORROW as state battles a Covid cluster.

Visitors from the Waverley area of Sydney – which includes the current Bondi Junction hotspots – will be blocked from entering the state from 1am on Saturday.

And Queensland health Minister Yvette D’Ath said anyone coming into Queensland will now need a border pass to get in.

‘We believe we need to act quickly to ensure we don’t have any of that transmission coming into Queensland,’ she said.

Mandatory hotel quarantine will be restarted for anyone from the affected area after the lockdown comes into effect.

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