Critically essential workers for the resources industry

From 6pm AEST Thursday 28 April 2022, there are no quarantine requirements for close contacts as long as they:

All asymptomatic close contacts are permitted to attend work.

Workers previously able to leave quarantine to work under the critically essential worker exemption are able to work without the need to use private transport by following the steps for close contacts. Requirements of employers of critical industries are removed, including the need to provide a critical worker list to Queensland Health.


More information


Small business hotline: 1300 654 687

General enquiries: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)