Check-In app now mandatory for more businesses around Queensland

Gold Coast businesses are being reminded that the state’s Check-In app is now mandatory.

From today, more businesses will be required to make customers register with QR codes.

It’s all in an effort to streamline contact tracing for Queensland Health, to better help with any future outbreaks of coronavirus.


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The state government is warning that compliance officers will be out and about conducting random checks at businesses from today.

Those who fail to comply could face fines of more than $13,000.

Health Minister Yvette D’Ath says those businesses who still haven’t signed up, need to do so as soon as possible.

“We are in an enviable position because of the sacrifices made by each Queenslander so let’s continue this good work and get everybody using this fantastic check in app,” Ms D’Ath said.

‘While we’ve seen a great response so far, can I please remind businesses that haven’t signed up to get on board now before the Friday 9 July deadline because it will be compulsory for all involved in this sector to be using the Check In Qld app.

“It’s not too much to ask for more freedom. We want life to go back to as normal as possible and I think this is a very small request.

“It’s an incredibly straight forward process. Once the business is set up, they don’t need to do anything else other than check that their customer has logged in,” she said.

For more information about which businesses should be using the Check In app, check the government website here.