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Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for the Bond community

Mask Wearing: Restrictions from 6am Friday 23 July 2021

South East Queensland: 

Mask wearing restrictions for South East Queensland will continue until 6.00am Friday 30 July.

If you have been in the following areas, you must carry a face mask with you at all times, unless 14 days have passed since you were last in the area:

  • South East Queensland since 1am 29 June 2021

You must wear a face mask at all times when you are outside your home, unless:

  • you are alone in your car or with the members of your household
  • you are eating or drinking
  • you are at your usual workplace and can physically distance from others (except if you work in a hospitality venue or are a passenger transport operator)
  • you are alone outdoors or with members of your household
  • it is unsafe.

There are some other exceptions to wearing face masks, including for children under 12 and people with particular medical conditions or disabilities. If in doubt, wear a face mask.


Contact tracing — coronavirus (COVID-19)

Active contact tracing alerts

Queensland has current contact tracing alerts and related public health advice for people who have been in:

Hotspots and interstate exposure venues

The following locations are currently declared COVID-19 hotspots:

  • South Australia – all of South Australia.
  • Victoria – all of Victoria.
  • New South Wales – all of New South Wales. A border zone is now in effect.

If you have been in a declared COVID-19 hotspot in the last 14 days you will not be allowed to enter Queensland, except for a limited range of people who can enter for essential purposes.

View the list of current COVID-19 hotspots.

An interstate exposure venue is identified by another state, territory or Queensland safe travel zone country. This is a place where a person who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 has been. The Interstate Exposure Venues Direction outlines the requirements for anyone who has been to an interstate exposure venue.

Border restriction information is available at:

Queensland - New South Wales Border Zone

New South Wales residents who live in the border zone will be allowed to cross the border for a permitted purposes, including work, education and essential activities.  Likewise, Queensland residents can visit the New South Wales border zone for any of the same permitted purposes.  For more information, including the location of the New South Wales border zone and details of permitted purposes, refer: .

Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, should get tested as soon as possible.


    Queensland's COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

    Queensland's vaccine strategy is guided by the COVID-19 vaccine National roll-out strategy. Information on vaccine rollout phases, the vaccination process and vaccination hub locations may be accessed at

    General Information for students

    Staying COVID-safe on campus

    Latest updates and announcements from the Queensland Government:

    Glossary and definitions: COVID-19 terminology


    Bond University response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

    This page provides up-to-date advice for Bond University students and community regarding our response to the current outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) . This website will be continually updated as new information becomes available.

    As part of Bond's commitment to our community's health and safety we have set up a Coronavirus (COVID-19)  Response Team, which is monitoring the situation and following all the relevant advice from Government agencies and global organisations. The University is taking advice from both Federal and State authorities in responding to potential risks and will provide the latest advice and information to our community on this website over the coming period.

    What's open on campus?

    Sports Facility opening hours for Students, Staff, Bond Elite Athletes and Bond Alumni:

    • Sports Centre
    • Monday to Friday          5.45am – 8.00pm
    • Saturday                          5.45am – 1.00pm
    • Sunday                            10.00am – 4.00pm
    • Sports Hall, Beach Volleyball Court & Tennis Courts close 30 minutes prior to the centre's closure
    • Pools close at 6pm Monday to Friday and 30 minutes prior to the centre's closure on Saturday and Sunday

    All enquiries to be directed through the Sports Centre +61 7 5595 4100

    • The Main Library, Law Library, MLC, Business Commons and HSM will be open, but a valid Student ID Card is required for access. Please monitor Opening Hours via the Library website and Library news
    • Alumni should visit the Security office on arrival to obtain access to the Library and MLC via a Alumni Access card.
    • University Club will be open - Bookings only with limited seating arrangements.
    • Lakeside will be open for dining (with limited seating arrangements) and takeaway. Opening hours will be displayed upon entry.
    • Papyrus and Pulse will be open for takeaway only. Opening hours will be displayed at each outlet.
    • Bond express will be open. Opening hours will be displayed at the entry.
    • Medical Centre will be open.
    • The Main Library, Law Library, MLC, Business Commons and HSM will be open, but a valid Student or Staff ID Card is required for access. Please monitor opening hours via the Library website and Library news.
    • Alumni should visit the Security office on arrival to obtain access to the Library and MLC via an Alumni Access card.
    • All visitors to campus should visit the Security office on arrival. Visitors and local High School students do not currently have general access to the Campus or buildings.

    Frequently asked questions