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 1st June 2020, you can leave your house for unrestricted travel anywhere within Queensland.

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 20 patrons at any time), please refer to our blogs here or contact the provider directly
  • National Parks - Queensland national park and State forest sites that were closed due to COVID-19 are now open. To find out if your local national park is open, visit www.parks.des.qld.gov.au
  • BBQ Facilities – reopened Saturday 16 May 2020 in line with Government Restrictions
  • Playgrounds & Skate Parks - Open
  • Dog Parks & Beaches - Open
  • Beaches – Open
  • Fishing – Open
  • Boating – You can go out on your boat or hire a boat
  • Camping – Camping is back! Permit bookings are now available for online purchase only. Please note some restrictions are in place to support Queensland Health directives to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and keep our visitors safe. This includes:
    • limiting the number of campsites to assist with social distancing
    • limiting the number of people who are able to access amenities at any one time
    • keeping showers closed
    • enhancing cleaning regimes

To book or read more on Camping Guidelines here.

Please note Bribie Island Recreation Areas have been designated Restricted Access Areas under the Recreation Areas Management Act to assist with managing visitor numbers and community safety as part of the government’s COVID-19 response. Read more on Bribie Restricted Access here.

Swimming Pools & Lagoons - Moreton Bay Regional Council began reopening pools and lagoons on Saturday 23 May 2020, subject to terms, conditions and social distancing requirements. Check the conditions at your local pool here. Booking Accommodation - You can now book overnight stays for as many nights as you like, including staying in hotels, B&Bs, AirBnBs, camping, caravan parks, and hostels.

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 –

  • Practice social distancing (1.5km apart at all times)
  • Practice good hygiene
  • Gatherings in public spaces must be limited to a maximum of 20 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.

Samford Train John Scott Kids Playground Free Entertainment Moreton Bay Region

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.

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