Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Sydney

Location: Queensland, Australia 

Event:  The state of Queensland has extended lockdown restrictions for the City of Brisbane and the Moreton Bay Region until 6:00 pm AEST, Saturday, July 3, 2021. You must stay home unless you need to leave for essential reasons, and must wear a face mask when outside the home in certain indoor and outdoor settings. 

Lockdown restrictions will end at 6:00 pm AEST today, Friday, July 2, 2021, for the following Local Government Areas (LGAs): City of Gold Coast, City of Ipswich, Lockyer Valley Regional Council, Logan City, Noosa Shire Council, Redland City, Scenic Rim Regional Council, Somerset Regional Council, Sunshine Coast Regional Council, Townsville City Council and Palm Island Aboriginal Shire. Face mask wearing and gathering restrictions will continue to apply in these areas after lockdown restrictions end. Click here for more information.       

The U.S. Consulate General in Sydney remains closed for all routine services due to the stay-at-home order for Greater Sydney. U.S. citizens in need of critical emergency services should contact SydneyACS@state.gov.

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