COVID-19 Update | 29 April 2022

The latest close contact health direction classifies students at Mater facilities as health workers. Students who are close contacts are able to attend Mater facilities providing they: 

  • Have tested negative to COVID-19
  • Do not have COVID-19 symptoms
  • Wear a P2 N95 mask
  • Have notified your educator of their close contact status
  • Have breaks outside or on their own
  • Use private transport to travel to work
  • Return a negative COVID-19 test result before returning to Mater and on days 2, 4 and 6 during the 7-day period after becoming a close contact


If you have any questions about your course, please call the Mater Education team on 1300 070 350. You can also continue to monitor the Department of Education, Skills and Employment website for updates on COVID-19 and the effect on education.

You can also stay up-to-date by monitoring the following channels:

  • For the latest contact tracing updates, lockdown information and travel restrictions, visit the Queensland Health COVID-19 Updates
  • For all staff updates, COVID-19 clinical and PPE resources, and, staff support resources to help look after yourself during this time, visit our Mater COVID-19 Intranet Page
  • For all updates on patient information, visitor restrictions at Mater, and our testing clinics, visit our Mater COVID-19 Website or get notifications by following our Mater Queensland Facebook page