COVID UPDATE!

RedCity Roar has had a number of enquiries regarding fixtures and Covid protocols of late with the new variant of Covid affecting our community. We will follow the guidelines laid out to us by Basketball Queensland and Queensland Health. Our junior competitions start date is being reviewed in the wake of the push back of the start of the school year. We have a meeting tomorrow evening with the clubs to confirm a start date.


With regards to covid protocols below is straight from the BQ website and Queensland Health


Vaccination Status The Queensland Government has now outlined their Sport, Recreation and Fitness Activities Matrix, in their recent update to sporting organisations, that provides an overview of restrictions linked with vaccination status. The key points outlined in the Sport and Rec update include: - Both vaccinated and unvaccinated people can participate in sporting activities. - Both vaccinated and unvaccinated people will be permitted entry to indoor sport centres, indoor social sporting and recreation-based activities and community clubs, however occupant density limits of one person per two square metres will apply (one parent per player for our competition venues). - Unvaccinated persons will not be permitted to clubhouse or function rooms with food and beverage services, cafes, pubs clubs and bars (licensed areas). -Both vaccinated and unvaccinated people are able to visit a canteen for takeaway Check In Queensland App - All Queensland Anyone visiting a basketball stadium for any reason will need to check in using the Check In Qld app. Masks From 1am AEST Sunday 2 January masks must be worn indoors everywhere in Queensland, except in your own home or accommodation, and where it is unsafe, such as while doing strenuous exercise. This includes: -all indoor workplaces - public transport and rideshare - supermarkets and retail shops - hospitality venues including pubs, clubs and cafes - cinemas and theatres - indoor stadium, sports arena or sports centre - gyms and sport activities - vulnerable settings like hospitals and aged care - schools, childcare and other education facilities - airports and on planes You do not need to wear a mask outdoors if you can remain 1.5 metres away from others that are not members of your household. Children under 12 years and people affected by a medical condition or disability do not lawfully have to wear a face mask. See exceptions from wearing face masks. Indoor stadium, sports arena or sports centre Masks must be worn at all times, including standing as a spectator, unless seated to watch as a spectator.

View the Queensland Government's updated restrictions here.

Government Resources

Check in Queensland App Basketball Queensland encourages all members, including players and their families, coaches, staff, and volunteers to download the Check in Queensland App to assist with contact tracing. Queensland Government Restrictions in Queensland Queensland Mental Health Commission Please remember that you are not alone during the COVID-19 pandemic. There are some positive, proactive steps we can all take to support our mental health and wellbeing, and that of our family and friends. The Queensland Mental Health Commission has put together a number of helpful wellbeing resources for you to access here.


We will update information as we become aware of any changes. We look forward to having you all back on court soon!


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