QUEENSLAND will finally welcome Melbourne residents back into the state this weekend.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk confirmed on Thursday, restrictions on Greater Melbourne will come to an end at 1 am on Saturday, February 27.
“Queensland’s Chief Health Officer has advised we can now safely lift the Greater Melbourne hotspot declarations,” the Premier said.
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“Travellers from Victoria will no longer require a border pass from 1am Saturday.”
BREAKING: Queensland is set to reopen to Greater Melbourne from 1am on Saturday, 27 February.
— Annastacia Palaszczuk (@AnnastaciaMP) February 25, 2021
“It’s great news for families and Victorian friends who can once again experience all that our great state has to offer.”
Queensland closed its borders to Greater Melbourne on February 13 after an outbreak of COVID-19 linked to a quarantine hotel.
Victoria has now gone six days without a locally acquired case.