Ipswich City Council community facilities will progressively reopen following the State Government’s decision to lift the Greater Brisbane COVID-19 lockdown from noon on Thursday.
The beginning of the Easter long weekend means some council facilities will remain closed and not reopen until Tuesday 6 April.
Here is when facilities are scheduled to reopen:
All Ipswich libraries: Closed for Easter long weekend, reopening Tuesday 6 April.
Ipswich Art Gallery: Closed Good Friday, open from Saturday 3 April.
Riverview Community Centre: Closed for Easter long weekend, open from Tuesday 6 April.
Ipswich Civic Centre: No public events scheduled for the Easter long weekend, returning to normal operating hours from Tuesday 6 April.
Ipswich Visitor Information Centre: Closed Good Friday, open from Saturday 3 April.
Fire Station 101: Reopening Tuesday 6 April.
Council’s customer service desk in South Street administration building: Closed for the Easter long weekend, returning to regular opening hours from Tuesday 6 April.
Customer call centre: Remains open, can be contacted on (07) 3810 6666.
Council pools and Orion Lagoon at Robelle Domain: Open from noon Thursday.
Queens Park Nursery and mobile nursery events: Closed for the Easter long weekend, returning to normal operating hours from Tuesday 6 April.
Ipswich Nature Centre: Remaining closed until further notice due to flying foxes.
Queens Park Environmental Education Centre: Closed for Easter long weekend, reopening Tuesday 6 April.
Riverview and Rosewood recycling and refuse centres: Closed Good Friday, returning to normal operating hours from Saturday 3 April.
Council’s Active and Healthy Ipswich activities: All Active and Healthy activities, including Active Breaks school holiday activities will resume regular programming. For up to date information for each activity, visit Ipswich.qld.gov.au/activehealthy
Ipswich Pound and Animal Management Centre: Closed Good Friday, open from Saturday 3 April.
The following areas were not impacted by the lockdown and remain open: Picnic areas across natural estates, council parks and dog off-leash areas.
In announcing the lifting of the lockdown, the State Government also confirmed that some restrictions in relation to face mask wearing would remain in place for two weeks, until Thursday 15 April.
Anyone visiting these council facilities is required to comply with State Government face mask restrictions. The latest advice on COVID-19 restrictions is available from Queensland Health here.