Queensland Health Update

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Qld Health Notice 5th June:

COVID Safe Industry Plans

From Friday 5 June, golf clubs and facilities operating under an approved COVID Safe Industry Plan will be allowed up to 20 patrons in multiple defined areas.

There is no need for golf clubs and facilities to prepare and lodge with government an individual COVID Safe Plans. Golf Clubs and facilities must adopt two (2) COVID-19 Industry Safe Plans:

  1. The Industry COVID Safe Plan for Queensland Hotels and Clubs

  2. The Industry COVID Safe Plan for Outdoor Sports

Prior to operating under the new regulations, golf clubs must ‘opt in’ to the Plans by completing the Statement of Compliance included in each Plan.

Clubs must also ensure compliance with the Plan. Clubs are encouraged to complete the checklists within the Plans to ensure compliance.

Click here for the Statement of Compliance

Motorised Golf Buggies

Golf Australia has received confirmation from the Queensland Chief Health Officer, Dr. Jeannette Young, through the Department of Justice and Attorney-General that effective immediately motorised buggies can be used in the same manner they were prior to the COVID-19 restrictions coming into effect, this includes two people sharing a cart that are not from the same household. Golf Clubs and Facilities are required to ensure motorised buggies are adequately cleaned and disinfected before each use.

The Industry COVID Safe Plan for Outdoor Sports Recommendations

The Industry COVID Safe Plan for Outdoor Sports is a generic sports plan. Golf Australia in conjunction with Golf Queensland provides the following COVID-19 Safe Plan Guidance for all golf clubs and facilities in Queensland to utilise. Click here for further information.

Click here for the COVID-19 Stage 2 FAQ’s