A popular pub in outback Queensland is being investigated after video emerged of people dancing on tables and chairs.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk wasn’t aware of the footage, but said she would be happy to refer it to police.
“This is not the time to be dancing on tables,” she said.
“I’m sorry, everyone has to be seated.
“The owners of that hotel have a duty of care and an obligation to make sure the COVID-safe plans are being followed.”
The video shows patrons singing and cheering to the song Hey Baby, with some dancing on chairs and tables.
But pub licensee Felicity Waldron told the Courier Mail the complaint was “a whole lot of crap” and was confident CCTV footage would clear the venue of any wrongdoing.
Venues across the state have already been hit with hefty fines for breaching COVID-19 social distancing rules.
More to come.
Originally published as ‘Not the time to be dancing on tables’