Logan City Council will close several facilities and restrict some services during the three-day greater Brisbane lockdown, which starts at 5pm today (Monday, March 29).

This lockdown is for the local government areas of Brisbane, Logan, Ipswich, Moreton Bay and Redlands.

Council’s top priority is the health and safety of our community, customers and staff.

We are committed to supporting Queensland Health as the lead agency responsible for responding to COVID-19.

From 5pm on Monday, March 29 until Thursday, April 1, residents of the City of Logan and the greater Brisbane area can only leave home for essential reasons.

These include:

  • attending essential work if you cannot work from home
  • buying essentials such as groceries, or medicine
  • looking after the vulnerable
  • exercising within your neighbourhood.

Masks will also be mandatory for all outdoor activity during this time. Please practise social distance and good hygiene habits.

For the latest advice on the greater Brisbane three-day lockdown, please visit the Queensland Health website. The restrictions will be reviewed on Wednesday evening.

In accordance with the above advice, the following Council facilities and services will be impacted:

Customer Service Centres

Logan City Council’s Customer Service Centre at 150 Wembley Road, Logan Central will remain open (8am – 5pm) on Tuesday, March 30; Wednesday, March 31 and Thursday, April 1.

The Jimboomba and Beenleigh Customer Service Centres will be closed for the period of the lockdown.

Council services, payments and information can be accessed online at logan.qld.gov.au. For further assistance call 3412 3412.

Waste facilities

Council’s waste transfer stations are open to essential customers only on Tuesday, March 30, and Wednesday, March 31. Residents should avoid visiting a waste facility unless it’s absolutely necessary.

As per Queensland Health requirements, masks will be mandatory at waste facilities during the lockdown period.

Security guards will greet customers upon entry to confirm masks are being worn by all in attendance. Those without a mask will not be permitted to enter.

Some waste facilities will be operating at a reduced capacity.

Contactless payments (eftpos) are preferred. Customers should expect delays.

As per the existing schedule, Beenleigh, Carbrook, Logan Village and Greenbank transfer stations will all be closed on Good Friday, April 2. Browns Plains will be open (7am – 5.30pm).

Logan Recycling Market will be closed over the full Easter long weekend.

Immunisation clinics

Council’s immunisation clinics will not operate during the lockdown period.

Affected clinic times include:

  • Wednesday, March 31 – Yarrabilba Family and Community Place (9am-10am)
  • Wednesday, March 31 – PCYC Crestmead (11am -11:30am)
  • Thursday, April 1 – Beenleigh Library (9am-10am)
  • Thursday, April 1 – Jimboomba Library (11am-noon)
  • Thursday, April 1 – Logan Central Library (3:30pm-7pm)

Immunisation clinics will be closed across the Easter long weekend, as planned.

Affected clinic times include:

  • Friday, April 2 – Springwood Child Health (9am-10am)
  • Friday, April 2 – Marsden Library (11am-noon)
  • Saturday, April 3 – Logan Hyperdome Library (9am-11am)
  • Monday, April 5 – Flagstone Community Centre (9am-10am)
  • Monday, April 5 – Greenbank State School (11am–11:45am)

COVID-19 vaccines

Logan City Council does not currently have a role in delivering the COVID-19 vaccine.

The Australian Government is in charge of selecting, buying and regulating COVID- 19 vaccines. The Queensland Government is responsible for delivering the vaccine across the state.

For more information, including your eligibility to receive the vaccine and clinic locations and operating times, please visit:

  • The Australian Government website
  • The National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080. The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Qld Health Question and Answers website

Libraries, Art Gallery and Mayes Cottage

Logan City Council Libraries and the Logan Art Gallery will be closed from closed from 5pm today (Monday, March 29) to 9am Tuesday, April 6.

Please visit loganlibraries.org to borrow ebooks, eaudiobooks, emagazines and to renew items.

Customers do not need to worry about returning overdue library items.

Any library items currently on loan can be returned when libraries reopen.

Additional information about Logan Libraries’ response to COVID-19 is also available on the Library website.

Mayes Cottage (normally open from Thursday to Saturday) will now be closed until 10am on Thursday, April 8.

Animal Management Services

The Animal Management Centre, at 213 Queens Road, Kingston, will remain open (8.30am until 4.30pm) during the lockdown for the provision of essential services only.

Owners can collect their pets if they become impounded. Call 3412 3412 or 3412 5397.

Council’s after-hours acceptance pens will remain open.

Non-essential services (such as supply of cat traps, animal sales and over-the-counter registrations) will not be available until Tuesday, April 4.

Parks

Council parks will not be closed during the lockdown, however water play areas and barbecues will be switched off.

Park users must adhere to Queensland Health guidelines including wearing a mask.

Overnight stay parks will remain open. All attendees must also follow Queensland Health advice in relation to social distancing and wearing of masks.

Free Trees Council’s Free Trees event scheduled for Wednesday, March 31 has been postponed until Wednesday, April 21.

Gyms and aquatic centres

Council’s gyms and aquatic centres will be closed during the lockdown. Some facilities will reopen on Saturday, April 3, pending no further changes to lockdown arrangements. Others will be closed under Easter timetables.

More information is available on the Logan Leisure Centres website.

Community venues

The following community venues will be closed during the lockdown:

  • Logan Entertainment Centre
  • Beenleigh Events Centre
  • Beenleigh Town Square
  • SW1 (Berrinba Wetlands hire space)
  • Underwood Park Hall
  • Logan West Community Centre
  • Logan Metro Sports & Events Centre
  • Mt Warren Sports Centre

Citizenship Ceremony

Due to the lockdown, the Citizenship Ceremony at Beenleigh Events Centre on Tuesday, March 30 has been cancelled. Attendees will be advised of the rescheduled date.

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