Changes to Grand Central in accordance with the Queensland Government-issued face mask mandate – 18 December 2021
The Queensland Government has announced that from 1:00am Saturday 18 December, masks will once again be mandatory in certain settings, including shopping centres, supermarkets and retail shops.
This means that anyone visiting Grand Central will be required to wear a face mask at all times in indoor retail settings, unless one of the following exemptions applies:
In line with Queensland Government directives, masks are not required to be worn in hospitality venues such as restaurants and cafes.
We ask that our community remains respectful to others as reasons for not wearing a mask are not always obvious.
To help keep our entire community safe, please be sure to bring an appropriate face mask with you the next time you visit Grand Central.
We have implemented a number of measures to assist us and our community in adhering to this directive, including:
For more information on the evolving situation and what this mask mandate means for you please visit: https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19.
Changes to restrictions in Queensland – Friday 17 December
From Friday 17 December, you’ll see a few changes at Grand Central as restrictions are eased across Queensland.
In line with Queensland Government advice, from Friday 17 December, the following businesses will only be accessible to vaccinated adults aged 16 or older, or those with a medical exemption:
Our food court will remain open to all customers, regardless of their vaccination status.
For further detail on these new restrictions, we encourage you to visit https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status.
In line with Queensland Government directives, while only fully vaccinated customers or those with a medical exemption can access the venues listed above, those partially vaccinated or unvaccinated members of our community can continue to shop in-store at essential retailers, including:
Thank you for your ongoing patience and understanding as we all adjust to these new measures and navigate these changes together with kindness and compassion.
Helping to keep our community safe
As has been the case throughout this COVID-19 period, the health and wellbeing of our entire community is our number one priority.
Alongside adherence to relevant COVID Safe Plans, we continue to implement and maintain stringent precautionary measures to keep our entire community safe. These include:
Working closely with our retail partners to help ensure that we are all playing our part to keep our shared environments safe.
We’re doing all we can to keep our community safe, but we can’t do it without you. We ask that you continue to play your part in keeping our community safe. This means:
We are closely monitoring public health updates and regularly review the range of measures we have implemented to help keep our community safe and are prepared to respond quickly should we need to.