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Victorian woman fails to comply with COVID-19 border direction

The Queensland Police Service consistently reviews Queensland Border Declarations to ensure accurate and reliable information has been provided.

Officers from Taskforce Sierra Linnet reviewed a Queensland Border Declaration of a 51-year-old woman who declared that she was travelling from Victoria for essential work purposes.

Police attended a Gympie address this morning at 11am and spoke with the woman and further investigations revealed that her purpose of travel was untrue.

The woman was issued a Notice to Appear at Gympie Magistrates Court on November 30, for Fail to Comply with COVID-19 Border Direction – CHO Untrue Info s. 362D).

The woman was transported into hotel quarantine where she remains.

Investigations into the matter are continuing.

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