Travel Alert – Moreton Bay Region




Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information provided, Visit Moreton Bay Region can not be held responsible for incorrect or misleading information due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Many operators, businesses and listings on this website may be affected – we advise that you contact the relevant businesses or governing bodies to confirm the information is true and accurate before making plans

From 15 May 2020, you can leave your house for recreational activities within 150km radius of your home.

Important notes for travel to Moreton Bay Region:

  • Takeaway & Picnics – You can pick up something to eat or drink from food outlets or cafes and take your food to a local park or recreational space.
  • Dine-In - A limited number of hospitality providers are offering a dine-in option (caped at 10 patrons at any time), please refer to our blogs here or contact the provider directly
  • National Parks - If the distance is greater than 150km then you cannot travel for recreational purposes. There will be a gradual reopening of some areas in some national parks (ie. beach 4WDing). To find out if your local national park is open, visit www.parks.des.qld.gov.au
  • BBQ Facilities – Will remain CLOSED
  • Playgrounds & Skate Parks - Will be open
  • Dog Parks & Beaches - Open
  • Beaches – If a beach is within 150kms of your home, you can go there
  • Fishing – If your fishing spot is within 150km of your home, you can go there
  • Boating – You can go out on your boat or hire a boat (within 150km of your home) with one other people or the people you live with. Further details on social distancing when boating here
  • Camping – Camping is still CLOSED
  • Swimming Pools & Lagoons - Moreton Bay Regional Council is yet to confirm re-opening of local pools and Settlement Cove Lagoon.
  • Booking Accommodation - You can now book non-essential accommodation for arrival from the 13th June 2020 as outlined in the "Stage 2: Roadmap to easing Queensland's restrictions".

For further information on the Moreton Bay Regional Council public spaces - https://www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/Council/Coronavirus-COVID-19/Impacted-Services

Please do the right thing –

  • Travel within 150km radius of your home
  • Practice social distancing (1.5km apart at all times)
  • Practice good hygiene
  • Gatherings in public spaces must be limited to a maximum of 10 people within one group.

The official public health direction is available - https://www.qld.gov.au/covid-19/government-actions/roadmap-to-easing-queenslands-restrictions with FAQs answered here.

Please note due to the COVID-19 outbreak operating hours may be affected. See operator website for up to date information.

As at 28 April 2020

The Australian Government is monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) closely.

**For small business owners in Moreton Bay Region click here to access a number of resources and links.**

Travel restrictions are currently in place for Australia in line with recommendations from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee including the following:

International Travel
Australian borders are closed.

Moreton Bay Region specific
Read here about Moreton Bay Region impacted services and facilities.

Backpackers

Looking for harvest work? Please do not just show up to a farm. Instead, register your availability at Harvest Trail. You can also phone the National Harvest Labour Information Service on 1800 062 332.

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Important COVID-19 Update

Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information provided, Visit Moreton Bay Region can not be held responsible for incorrect or misleading information due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Please do the right thing and follow the directions of the Queensland Government.

From 15 May 2020 - you may travel a maximum of 150km from your home for non-contact activity such as exploring national parks, hiking, visiting dog parks, dining-in at restaurants (10 patrons at a time) and more.

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