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Coronavirus update: bulk water tag recharges on hold

Coronavirus update
Coronavirus update

Bundaberg Regional Council's bulk water tag recharges for Gin Gin, Cordalba and Childers have been placed on hold at this time.

All bulk water tag holders in Gin Gin, Cordalba and Childers will be able to access potable and non potable water at no charge until further notice.

You can contact Bundaberg Regional Council via phone 1300 883 699, online at https://www.bundaberg.qld.gov.au/ and via the Snap, Send Solve app.

Council measures:

  • Council holiday parks have closed their gates to any new visitors. Holiday park managers will be in touch with holiday makers to offer refunds
  • Council waste facilities will be moving to EFTPOS and pre-approved account payments only from Friday
  • Playgrounds, skate parks, picnic table areas and barbecues are closed to the public
  • Bundaberg Regional Libraries has moved services online with membership available
  • Click here to find out more about Council's Coronavirus Relief Package  
  • Find a list of Council closures here

Care Army underway

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has made an announcement to her Facebook page today regarding a new initiative called the Care Army.

“During times of crisis, Queensland’s community spirit always shines through, as it did when the Mud Army went into action after the 2011 flood,” she said.

“Now we want the Care Army to rally around our seniors and make sure they’re ok during the Coronavirus pandemic – because the best place for them right now is in their home.

“The Care Army will operate a little differently because of health and safety restrictions – the spirit and effect remain the same.”

To volunteer to be part of the Care Army, call the hotline: 1800 173 349.

The number will link seniors and other vulnerable Queenslanders to essential services and support.

Restrictions

Public gatherings, excluding household members, have been reduced to a maximum of two people, as reported by the Australian Government.

Closure directions have recently been put in place for swimming pools including public pools and pools in shared facilities such as hotels and apartments.

This does not include pools in private residential dwellings.

Stay at home unless for: Shopping for what you need – food and necessary supplies, medical or health care needs, including compassionate requirements, exercise in compliance with the public gathering requirements, work and study if you can’t work or learn remotely

Important

For updates or advice about Coronavirus visit the Department of Health website.

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