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City of Logan to re-open services as restrictions ease

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The Queensland Government has announced that the Greater Brisbane lockdown will end at 6pm tonight (January 11), but some precautions will remain in the City of Logan for 10 days until 1am on Friday, January 22, including: 

  • You must carry a mask at all times. 
  • Masks must be worn in indoor places including shopping centres and supermarkets, gyms, places of worship, libraries, public transport, and taxis and rideshare vehicles. 
  • Masks must be worn in workplaces if social distancing isn’t possible and it’s safe to do so. 
  • You don’t need to wear a mask in private vehicles, while outdoors at a safe distance from other people or if you’re doing strenuous exercise. 
  • Businesses and venues can have one person per four square metres indoors and one person per two square metres outdoors. 
  • Smaller venues up to 200 square metres can have one person per two square metres up to a maximum of 50. 
  • You must be seated to eat and drink, and no dancing is allowed except at weddings. 
  • Gatherings are restricted to 20 people in homes and public spaces. 
  • Weddings and funerals can have up to 100 people, and dancing is allowed at weddings without restrictions. 
  • Indoor concert venues and theatres can operate at 50 per cent capacity or one person per four square metres, whichever is greater. 
  • Outdoor stadiums can operate at 50 per cent capacity with COVID-safe plans. 
  • Restrictions on visits to hospitals, aged care, disability accommodation and prisons will remain. 

City of Logan Mayor Darren Power thanked the community for their efforts over the past three days. 

“Well done to everyone for playing their part to keep us safe,” he said. 

“We remain alert and will continue to follow advice from Queensland Health.”  

Council facilities and venues will re-open on Tuesday, January 12, but customers should note the following information: 

Customer service centres  

Council’s customer service centres at Logan Central, Beenleigh and Jimboomba will re-open, however customers are reminded that many Council services can be completed by telephone on 3412 3412 or online, including: 

  1. Report it – order wheelie bins, report a barking dog, parking issues or parks maintenance. 
  2. Apply for it – apply for a water meter, building approval or residential driveway. 
  3. Pay it – pay your rates, development applications, licences, fines. 

Customer numbers will be limited to ensure social distancing and masks will be required for entry. 

Animal care 

Normal operating hours will apply. 

We encourage residents to use Council’s online services to pay your pets’ registration or call 3412 3412. 

Animals impounded during this time will be displayed on Council’s website. You can call 3412 5397 to confirm your pet’s details. 

If your pet has gone missing, please check the website before emailing animalmanagementcentre@logan.qld.gov.au or calling 3412 5397 to advise us, as your pet may be in our care. If your pet has been impounded, we will contact you as soon as possible to arrange identification and reunification. 

All visitors are required to wear a mask while attending the Animal Management Centre in accordance with Queensland Health recommendations. Visitors will also be required to register contact details when entering or exiting the facility. 

Libraries, Logan Art Gallery and Mayes Cottage 

Normal operating hours will apply. 

It is a condition of entry that a face mask be worn at all times while inside these venues.  

Please visit the Library website to borrow e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines or to renew items.  

All Wriggle and Rhyme sessions are cancelled until January 22.  

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

Gyms and aquatic centres 

Normal operating hours will apply. 

All visitors will be required to wear a mask (unless you’re doing strenuous exercise), in accordance with Queensland Health’s guidelines. 

Social distancing guidelines must also be followed. 

More information is available on the Logan Leisure Centres website

Community venues  

Normal operating hours will apply for: 

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

Social distancing and masks will be required in line with Queensland Health’s guidelines. 

Waste facilities  

Normal operating hours will apply and cashless payment is preferred. 

Logan Recycling Market 

The Logan Recycling Market will re-open on Friday, January 15. 

Designated entry and exit points will be in place. 

Customers will be required to wear masks at all times, and adhere to social distancing requirements (including while queuing for entry and queuing at checkouts). 

Security guards will monitor compliance. 

Restriction on entry will be capped in certain areas of the market to meet social distancing requirements. 

Cashless payment is preferred. 

Immunisation Clinics 

Immunisation clinics will resume from Tuesday, January 12 as per the schedule. 

Staff and clients will be required to wear masks at all times. 

Parks  

Park users must adhere to Queensland Health guidelines relating to masks and social distancing. 

KRANK school holiday program and Live Well Logan 

These programs will resume but changes may be made to reduce capacity of some sessions. 

Masks will be required in line with Queensland Health guidelines.

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