Unvaccinated people will lose freedoms from October 11, despite the regional rollout being slow.
Drivers using a Freight Pass will need to have had one dose of a vaccine by October 15 and be fully vaccinated by November 15.
Victoria's ombudsman is investigating the health department's handling of border exemptions after more than 80 stranded Victorians have complained to the watchdog.
A 1000 bed quarantine facility at Toowoomba's Wellcamp Airport will be opened by the end of this year.
Union representatives and members of the wool industry are divided on whether enough is being done in shearing sheds to prevent the spread of COVID-19.