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Lockdown Advisory for City of Logan (June 29-July 2)

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Logan City Council will close several facilities and restrict some services during the Queensland Government-imposed three-day lockdown, which starts at 6pm today (Tuesday, June 29).

This lockdown is for the local government areas of Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan, Moreton Bay, Redlands, Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Somerset, Lockyer Valley Scenic Rim, Gold Coast, Townsville and Palm Island.

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 the pandemic.

From 6pm on Tuesday, June 29 until 6pm on Friday, July 2, residents of the local government areas listed above can only leave home for essential reasons.

These include:

  • buying essentials such as groceries or medications
  • healthcare (including getting a vaccine), or to provide help, care or support.
  • attending work or study if you cannot do either from home
  • exercise in your local area

Carry a mask whenever you leave home. You must wear a face mask at all times when you are outside your home, unless:

  • you are alone in your car or with the members of your household
  • you are eating or drinking
  • you are at your usual workplace and can physically distance from others (except if you work in a hospitality venue or are a passenger transport operator)
  • you are alone outdoors or with members of your household
  • you are exercising
  • you have a medical reason
  • it is unsafe.

Children under 12 and people with particular media conditions or disabilities do not need wear a mask. If in doubt, wear a face mask.

Please practise social distancing and good hygiene habits.

For the latest advice on this three-day lockdown, visit the Queensland Health website.

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

Customer Service Centres

Council’s customer service centres at Beenleigh and Jimboomba will be closed throughout the lockdown.

The customer service centre at Logan Central will remain open for essential business only.

Anyone attending the centre will be required to wear a mask as per the Queensland Government directive.

Council’s telephone contact centre will remain open and can be reached on 3412 3412.

Many Council services are available on the Logan City Council website, including:

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

Animal Management Centre

The Animal Management Centre, at 213 Queens Road, Kingston will be open during the lockdown for the provision of essential services only.

Residents can attend the centre to drop-off an animal they have found or claim an impounded animal.

Opening hours for essential services only are:

  • Wednesday, June 30 to Friday, July 2: 8.30am to 4.30pm

Visitors to the Animal Management Centre are required to:

  • Wear a face mask
  • Check in using the QLD Health Check In app.

Non-essential services (such as supply of cat traps, animal sales and over-the counter registrations) will not be available until 9am on Saturday, July 3.

Council will respond to emergency situations such aggressive dogs and wandering livestock.

Animals will not be collected from residential properties unless an imminent risk is present (Vet clinics with COVID-Safe handling plans excluded).

Animals impounded will be displayed on Council’s website at Impounded animals –
Logan City Council.

If your pet has gone missing:

  • Check the website, and if they are identified, call 3412 5397 to confirm details
  • Council will make contact as soon as possible with the owners of any animals with registration tags or microchips to arrange identification and reunification

Libraries, Logan Art Gallery and Mayes Cottage

All Logan City Council Libraries and Logan Art Gallery will be closed from 5pm on Tuesday, June 29 until 9am on Saturday, July 3.

Visit the Library website (www.loganlibraries.org) to borrow e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines or to renew items.

Any overdue items can be returned when the libraries re-open.

Additional information about Logan Libraries’ response to the lockdown is also available on the Library website (www.loganlibraries.org).

Mayes Cottage is closed until 10am on Saturday, July 3.

Immunisation Clinics

Council’s immunisation clinics will be closed during the lockdown. Additionally, the following clinic will be closed next week:

  • Thursday, July 8
    • Browns Plains Early Years Centre, noon to 1pm

Gyms and Aquatic Centres

Logan City Council gyms and aquatic centres will be closed during the lockdown.

More information is available on the Logan Leisure Centres website.

KRANK School Holiday Program

In-person KRANK school holiday program activities will not be delivered during the lockdown.

Planned online activities will continue.

Live Well Logan

Live Well Logan’s programs will not be delivered during the lockdown.

Waste Facilities

Logan City Council’s waste facilities will remain open to essential customers only.

The Logan Recycling Market will be closed on Friday, July 2.

Residents should not visit a waste facility unless absolutely necessary.

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

Some waste facilities may operate at a reduced capacity to enable social distancing to occur. Customers should expect delays. Cashless payment is preferred (e.g. EFTPOS).

Domestic wheelie bin waste collection services will continue as normal.

Parks

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

Parks are open only for exercise in your local area. Users must adhere to Queensland Health guidelines including social distancing.

Overnight stay parks will remain open. All attendees must also follow Queensland Health advice on health precautions and social distancing.

Community Venues

The following community venues will be closed during the lockdown:

• Logan Entertainment Centre
• Beenleigh Events Centre
• Beenleigh Town Square
• Berrinba Wetlands hire-able space
• Underwood Park Hall
• Logan West Community Centre
• Logan Metro Sports and Events Centre
• Mt Warren Sports Centre

Planned Water Service Disruptions

Planned water service disruptions for Wednesday, June 30, Thursday, July 1 and Friday, July 2 have been cancelled to minimise disruptions to residents who are at home.

Logan Water will continue with essential maintenance and emergency works as required.

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