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COVID SAFE INFORMATION

Welcome to the Gold Coast Film Festival! We’re excited to welcome you back to the cinema or to one of our exciting special events. But first, please read our COVID Safe information below. 

We’re committed to providing you with a COVID Safe Event and are taking steps to prioritise the health and safety of all. To keep GCFF COVID Safe, we need your help. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with GCFF’s COVID Safe Policy before booking and attending any GCFF event. Please follow the instructions of event staff and the COVID Safe Policy.
 

Contact Tracing

All attendees are required to provide contact information at booking or prior to entry. This may be through the ticketing information or QR codes on the day. This information is strictly confidential and will only be used for the purposes of contact tracing in line with Government requirements.

On the day

We ask attendees to not attend Festival screenings or events if:

  • You have experienced symptoms including cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath in the last 14 days
  • You or a member of your household has been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19
  • You or a member of your household has travelled overseas in the past 30 days
  • You or a member of your household has travelled to a COVID-19 hotspot in Australia in the past 30 days
  • If you are feeling unwell or experience any symptoms including cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath, and are unable to attend your ticketed event, please contact GCFF at mail@gcfilmfestival.com or HOTA Box Office on 5588 4000 as soon as possible.

At the event

  • Look for COVID Safe signage and follow directions of GCFF and venue staff.
  • If you become unwell during the event, please notify GCFF or venue staff as soon as possible.
  • It is everyone’s responsibility to provide a safe environment and we ask that you maintain 1.5m distancing wherever possible.
  • All venue partners are committed to providing a safe and comfortable experience, and have increased cleaning frequency and providing hand sanitiser available on site.

     

Please visit our cinema and venue partner websites to learn more about each venue’s COVID Safe plans.

Update: Thursday 1 April, 2021

Restrictions for Queensland

From 12pm (midday) AEST Thursday 1 April 2021 to Thursday 15 April 2021, all of Queensland will be subject to the same restrictions:

Masks for Queensland

You must carry a face mask with you at all times when you leave home, unless you have a lawful reason not to.

  • You must wear a mask in indoor spaces.
  • It is strongly recommended you wear a mask when outdoors if you are unable to stay more than 1.5m distance from other people, such as busy walkways and thoroughfares.
  • Masks do not need to be worn in some circumstances, including children under 12 years, if you have certain medical conditions, and in workplaces where it is not safe to do so.
  • You can remove your mask to consume food or drink.

Anyone attending films and events at the Gold Coast Film Festival will be required to wear a face mask.

Please visit our partner venues’ website for more specific COVID details for each event. 

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