COVID-19 Information

Additional Murweh Information

Closures within Murweh Shire;

  • The Cosmos Centre and Visitor Information Centre are closed.  (There are information packs available at the front of the Visitor Information Centre).
  • The Library in Charleville, Augathella and Morven are closed.
  • The Swimming Pool in Charleville is closed.
  • All playgrounds, skate parks and outside gyms in public places are closed.
  • Council run immunisation clinic has been cancelled until further notice.

 Rates discount extended

To assist the community, the rates discount period has been extended from  16 April 2020 to Monday 18 May 2020.  We recognise that rates payments and discount period has coincided with this time of uncertainty and hope that this offers some relief. 

Council's priority is the health and safety of all residents and council employees. We are also focused on continuing to provide essential community services.

This page will keep you updated with the latest official information from Queensland Health, the Australian Government and other relevant agencies.

In Queensland, for up-to-date and trusted information please visit Queensland Health.

Council's Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) will continue to meet regularly to ensure the interests of all residents are continued to be met.

Keeping healthy

Please follow the prevention advice provided by Queensland Health.

If you are required to self-isolate carefully follow this advice.

The Australian Government has also developed a range of resources for aged care residents and families.

Feeling unwell? If you develop a fever, cough, sore throat or shortness of breath, call ahead to your GP or call 13HEALTH (13 43 25 84).

Local events and gatherings

Council is working with local businesses, community groups, event organisers and tourism operators to assist them following the Australian Government's directions that place limits and restriction on a range of gatherings.

Indoor gatherings (non-essential and essential)

Queensland Government - Non-essential gatherings
Australian Government - Non-essential gatherings
Australian Government - Essential indoor gatherings

Outdoor/mass gatherings

Queensland Health - Mass Gatherings Direction (no 2)
Australian Government - Limits on essential gatherings

Local business requirements

Council is continuing to assist local business comply with new trading requirements and restrictions.

Queensland Government - Non-essential Business Closure Direction

Frequently asked questions

Sadly, a lot of misinformation is circulating in relation to the pandemic, particularly on social media. Only trusted sources such as Queensland Health should be relied upon for information. FAQs and Myth Busters