Venue 114 COVID-19 Pandemic Protocols

Last modified at 01/05/2022

UPDATE: Please note as of the 17th of December 2021, only fully vaccinated people will be able to attend indoor entertainment venues such as Venue 114. 

To adhere to these required Queensland Health directives all staff, patrons, hirers, contractors and performing artists will be required to provide proof of double vaccination to enter the venue by checking into Venue 114 via the Qld Check In app. 

If this is likely to impact your attendance or if you have any questions please contact Venue 114 on 5413 1400. 

To stay up to date on the changing COVID restrictions please visit Queensland Health's website for more information or to view the Vaccine Status Plan

Face masks

As of Sunday 2nd January, Face Masks must be worn indoors everywhere in Queensland, except in your own home, accommodation and where it is unsafe. Masks do not need to be worn if outdoors and you can maintain 1.5m social distancing. Children under 12 are not required to wear a face mask. 

Density Restrictions

No density limits apply to weddings where all attendees are fully vaccinated. If any persons are unvaccinated, including the wedding party and officials, a maximum of only 20 can attend. 

Funeral services can have up to 200 people or one person per 2 square metres, or 100 per cent capacity with ticketed and allocated seating (whichever is greater) including the person conducting the service.

Businesses and events

Learn about restrictions on businesses and venues in impacted areas. These are the same as the rest of Queensland

More information

For more information about restrictions for Queensland see Movement and Gathering DirectionRestrictions on businesses, activities and undertakings Direction.

View the Roadmap

Find out more about the update to restrictions

Venue 114 has incorporated additional protocols and guidelines in order to operate Council owned facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. These protocols will be updated accordingly as directed by Queensland Government and are approved by Sunshine Coast Council.

Sunshine Coast Council and Venue 114’s number one priority is maintaining the safety of council employees, hirers and the community whilst preventing further spread of COVID-19.

Hirers of Venue 114 should recognise it is their responsibility to ensure that they adhere to the protocols set out in this document and that any additional requirements for their specific activity are met as detailed in the QLD Public Health Direction. For state-wide information and advice about COVID-19, including the latest roadmap to easing restrictions, visit the Queensland Government’s Unite & Recover website.

On arrival to Venue 114 event organisers and attendees will ensure the following protocols are met:

Access requirements
  • Ensure that you have checked in using the Qld Check In app and are fully vaccinated. 

  • You don’t have any symptoms associated with COVID-19 (e.g. fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, sneezing/runny nose or loss of sense of smell)

  • You don’t have COVID-19 or are waiting for result of COVID-19 test

  • You haven’t been in contact with any known or suspected cases of COVID-19 in the past 14 days

  • You have not returned or been in contact with anyone else who has returned, from overseas or a hot spot within Australia in the past 14 days

  • Wearing a mask is mandatory (masks will not be provided by Venue 114)

Physical distancing

Social and physical distancing is one way to slow the spread of COVID-19. Queensland Health advice is to keep a distance of 1.5 m from others where possible as an effective measure and is to be observed.

Contact tracing
  • All visitors MUST sign in via the Check In QLD QR Code and be double vaccinated as of the 17th of December 2021. 

  • All catering must be approved by Venue management.

Cleaning responsibilities

Sunshine Coast Council will:

  • Provide hand sanitiser

  • Display the correct COVID-19 and physical distancing signage

  • Engage professional cleaners to deep clean the venue on a daily basis

Event Organisers will:

  • Consider their environment and what is frequently used and touched by people during their event. To stop the spread, focus efforts on maintaining a clean and hygienic environment.

Breach of conditions

Any breach of the Pandemic Protocols may result in:

  • Closure of the event

  • Refusal to accept future bookings

  • Extra cleaning charges being incurred