Sumary of Queensland’s newest border pass process explained:
- From Tuesday, Queensland’s border entry system will utilise a revamped application process aimed at speeding things up in the wake of ongoing coronavirus restrictions..
- Queensland Police Deputy Commissioner Steve Gollschewski said the new arrangement should streamline entry at border checkpoints..
- However, he warned that people driving into the state could still face delays and urged patience with the virtual system as “teething problems”.
- It will then ask for any supporting documents to be uploaded online, instead of hard copies being shown to police at the border..
- Dave Hunt) These documents could be a copy of a driver’s licence for a returning Queenslander, proof of a new residence or employment for someone moving to the state..
- Deputy Commissioner Steve Gollschewski says the new system will make the process ‘more straightforward’.(ABC News:.
- Jason Dasey) A QR code on each pass will inform police about what they need to know regarding every entry into the state..
- “If police choose to stop them, there is a QR code on that which will be read by an app on the police officers’ devices..
- Motorists have been facing significant delays coming back into Queensland from NSW at the Tweed Heads-Coolangatta border..
- Read more While Deputy Commissioner Gollschewski was hopeful the new process would be quicker, he said the limitations of a two-lane highway remained…