Angus Australia is grateful to Mr Andrew Sinnamon, AgForce Qld for the following information regarding the new class exemption for farmers and agribusiness workers to move across the Queensland border by air or road for farming and agribusiness activities. Details of this exemption (Approval No. 29) are included in the letter from Dr Jeannette Young, Queensland Chief Health Officer to Mr Robert Gee, Director-General, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Qld, and summarized below.
Who is eligible ?
Queensland residents who are entering Queensland by air or road:
A – After entering a COVID hotspost in NSW to perform essential agribusiness services for the ag supply chain or farming activities that can only be performed in a covid hotspot. (New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia are all deemed hotspots as I type this email).
B – After entering a hotspot in nsw to access vet service or provide care for livestock which can only be accessed from the hotspot.
New South Wales Residents
NSW residents who are entering QLD by road or air- to perform the above. Have had absolutely no travel from the Greater Sydney area in the past 14 days.
Before entering you must complete the border pass. https://www.qld.gov.au/border-pass
Must carry the following and presented when asked by an Emergency offer
From 30 July 21 any farmers or agribusiness workers using this exemption must not enter QLD unless they have evidence of the following
ASDFQUARANTINE MANAGEMENT PLAN CLICK HERE
ASDFAUG 2021 CLASS EXEMPTION FARMERS AND AGRICULTURE WORKERS CLICK HERE
ASDFBOARDER PASS CLICK HERE