A reminder that in addition to the hospitality sector, from 9 July 2021 the Check-In Qld app will be mandatory for a number of new sectors, including shopping centres and supermarkets, beauty and personal care services and venues that attract large crowds. You can read the Direction from the Qld Chief Health Officer here including the full list of business sectors required to have a QR Code check in app.
The Check-In Qld app is available to download and use across a number of businesses. Customers will need to use it at:
- venues that attract large crowds, such as stadiums, convention centres, theme parks, concert venues and cinemas
- shopping centres and supermarkets
- beauty and personal care services, such as hairdressing, beauty therapy and nail services
- indoor events, such as cultural festivals and expos
- outdoor events, such as fun runs and fetes
- leisure and recreation facilities, such as gyms, health clubs, indoor sports facilities and indoor pools
- short-term residential facilities such as hotels, boarding houses and short-term holiday rentals
- outdoor recreation, such as caravan parks, camping areas, zoos and aquariums
- public-facing government services, such as customer service counters in government buildings, galleries, museums, libraries and community centres such as recreation halls
- weddings, funerals and places of worship (only required if indoor)
- higher education institutions, such as universities, TAFEs and registered training organisations
- adult entertainment venues
- hospitals, residential aged care, disability service accommodation (applies to visitors, volunteers and contractors, not staff or patients/residents).
- The Check-In Qld app is a contactless, free, secure and convenient way for customers to sign into a Queensland business.
There will be spot compliance checks undertaken. You can read more about QR code enforcement via the ABC here.
Brendan Tohill | Chief Executive Officer
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