Latest information for the Noosa community
A number of free COVID-19 testing clinics are open across Noosa.
Local medical outreach service Sunny Street operates a testing clinic at Tait Duke Community Cottage located at 14 Earl Street Tewantin from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
No appointment is necessary and walk-ins are welcome, however you can also book a spot at www.hotdoc.com.au
Sullivan & Nicolaides offers covid testing at a number of clinics across Noosa.
To know other sites, here is a link to Queensland Health's clickable map of testing locations: https://bit.ly/3ndKFL0
Most of Noosa’s community facilities re-opened on Monday June 15, with public health plans in place.
The Noosa Aquatic Centre, Leisure Centre and Noosaville and Cooroy Libraries are open, with limits on the number of people attending the facilities.
Noosa Regional Gallery has resumed operations and will now operate Tuesday to Saturday.
All the facilities will abide by the Queensland Government’s public health directives and COVID Safe regulations and it’s critical everyone follows the requirements when visiting the facilities.
Council’s theatre and event centre, The J, is currently open for small meeting room hire following COVID safe protocols and staff are available to discuss hire options and take bookings for future events.
Council will continue to take a careful and measured approach to ensure patron and staff safety and financial responsibility for ratepayers. We thank you for your understanding.
As restrictions ease across Queensland, more of Council’s community facilities are reopening. Council encourages the community to adhere to the current gathering rules.
Council has reopened park shelters, playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor fitness equipment and electric BBQs across the shire.
We understand that the current COVID-19 situation is very difficult for travellers, however free camping is still not permitted in Noosa Shire.
Backpacker and hostel accommodation is readily available in Brisbane. Also websites such as Aircamp provide details of campgrounds which are open. Overseas visitors should also contact their relevant consulate if they require further assistance.
Council is maintaining all of its usual waste collection services for all customers – residential and commercial.
The Eumundi Road landfill and rural transfer stations are open. Waste and recyclable material should be delivered in full loads where possible to avoid unnecessary traffic and site congestion. Customers should comply with COVID requirements of maintaining social distancing and good hygiene practices while at the facility. Cashless (credit card only) transactions remain in place.
The Reviva shop has reopened. Strict social distancing measures are to be followed at all times.
COVID Safe Plans are in place, and new guidelines have been introduced to keep everyone safe. The parks are operating at a reduced capacity, to ensure they adhere to social distancing and Chief Health Officer directives.
SBS have developed a fantastic coronavirus multilingual portal with Australian information in 63 languages, including great videos. If you know of anyone who would benefit from this information, please let them know.
The Queensland Government have a range of useful information on what to do if you need to self-quarantine.
The information includes what it means for you, your family or others you live with, how to get things while in quarantine, what happens if you do not comply, and handy tips for keeping up spirits and reducing boredom.
Access the information on self-quarantine here.
Find out about the Federal Government's financial assistance to households and individuals.
- Income support for individuals
- Payments to support households
- Temporary early release of superannuation
- Temporarily reducing superannuation minimum drawdown rates
- Reducing social security deeming rates