It’s back! Fraser Coast Agriculture Show set to thrill

ALL roads lead to the Maryborough Showgrounds today for the first day of the Fraser Coast Agricultural Show.

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The two-day event, which wraps up tomorrow, returned to the region’s entertainment calendar after restraints around the pandemic scuppered last year’s festivities.

The 2021 edition of the show will be run according to a COVID-19 plan.

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Organisers are urging all revellers to comply with the plan to ensure a successful and safe event.

People showing any possible symptoms of COVID-19 are being urged not to attend the show.

Everyone heading through the gates will need to sign in before gaining access. QR codes to scan and manual registration points will be available.

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This will allow health authorities to perform contact tracing should the need arise.

Once inside, people are being urged to sanitize their hands regularly and comply with all physical distancing measures put in place.

Foot markers will be placed on the ground in areas where queues are expected to form.

These are marked out to ensure people remain at least 1.5m apart.

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Seating markers will also be placed to keep people a safe distance apart.

 Seating markers can be disregarded if your group is from the same household.

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Anyone who develops COVID-19 symptoms after attending the show must get tested.

For more information on the Fraser Coast Agriculture Show COVID-19 safe plan, click here.

The show will include a number of events, including farming, produce and agriculture displays, woodchopping, woodcraft, art, crafts and a giant pumpkin competition – among other things.

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