COVID-19 Information

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Lockyer Valley Regional Council is continually reviewing its Business Continuity Plans and is ensuring essential services remain available to residents.

Council will continue to comply with decisions of the Australian Government and National and State Health Departments.

As you are no doubt aware, advice and directives in relation to our response to the virus are changing frequently; below are the latest community updates effective as at Monday 24 August.

Council will review and/or revise these measures in conjunction with the State and Federal Governments' roadmap to easing restrictions. ​

Open

*Please note: maximum limits apply to patronage, together with social distancing of 1.5m and appropriate personal hygiene at all times.  If you are unwell or have any symptoms, please avoid community facilities and contact your local GP or Queensland Health. ​​

  • Customer Contact Centres:
    • Gatton, Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.
    • Laidley, Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm.
  • Face-to-face meetings - will be limited, with Council officers also available by phone or email. These will be assessed case by case.
  • Ordinary meetings of Council – very limited entry numbers
  • Lockyer Valley Libraries – Monday to Friday - 9am – 4pm
  • Visitor Information Centre & Queensland Transport Museum – Monday to Sunday - 9am – 4pm
  • Lockyer Valley Sports and Aquatic Centre – visit Swimfit​ for opening hours
  • Sporting grounds and community halls/centres - Please call Council’s Customer Contact Team on 1300 005 872 with enquiries regarding bookings.
  • Lake Dyer Camping & Caravan Ground at Laidley and Centenary Park Camping Ground at Thornton
  • Public playgrounds, skateparks and outdoor gyms
  • Water fountains/bubblers
  • Public toilets 
  • Local parks - Cleaning of facilities and furniture within parks has been increased.
  • Waste services (collection and access to transfer stations) - delays are possible; please leave wheelie bins out until they are emptied.
  • Gatton Childcare Centre
  • Tip shops​
  • Laidley Pioneer Village

Currently Closed

  • Lockyer Valley Art Gallery
  • Dal Ryan Memorial Pool - winter closure
  • Staging Post Cafe
  • Depot - closed to the public
  • Das Neumann Haus, Laidley

Council events - Council-run events​ have been cancelled until 31 October, however some events will have an online option. Further information will be released as it becomes avaliable. 

Breach of Restrictions​

If you are concerned about alleged breaches of COVID-19 restrictions within the Lockyer Valley Regional Council area you are encouraged to call 13 QGOV (13 74 68) and they will transfer you to the appropriate Queensland Government agency.​​

State Government Information

​​The latest Queensland Government updates and alerts regarding COVID-19 can be found at: https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/​​​

Support Information

Health Advice

Lockyer Valley Regional Council reminds all residents and visitors to follow Queensland Health’s preventative advice.​

For all health information visit www.health.qld.gov.au or for non-urgent health advice call 13HEALTH (13 43 25 84).

Interstate Travel

Details on border access restrictions, exemptions and permits can be found at www.qld.gov.au  

Volunteering

People who want to register interest in volunteering to support the COVID 19 response please visit: https://emergencyvolunteering.com.au. You will be contacted by Volunteering Queensland if your assistance is required. ​

​​Council Med​ia Releases

Page reviewed: 26 Aug 2020 4:10pm