Premier Steven Marshall has hinted he could take a more lenient approach with NSW and the ACT, who have fared better in restricting community transmission.
It added in a surprise media release that travel to Brisbane is also possible “if you obtain permission from the Queensland government”.
Speaking to the National Press Club in Canberra on Tuesday, he also stated that Australia will not open its borders to international travellers "anytime soon.”
Queensland’s Premier has branded Melbourne Airport’s pitch to woo a revived Virgin Australia away from Brisbane as “Absolutely ridiculous”.
Virgin Australia is set to enter voluntary administration after a crunch meeting of its board of directors on Monday, according to reports.
The two governments have become embroiled in a war of words over where the headquarters of Virgin would be if the airline receives a combined bailout funded by a number of states.