COVID-19 update – 1 August 2021
The Queensland Government has announced that 11 LGAs in South-East Queensland (Impacted LGAs) will enter a 3-day lockdown from the 4pm on 31 July until 4pm Tuesday 3 August (Lockdown). Impacted LGAs are City of Brisbane, Moreton Bay Regional Council, City of Gold Coast, City of Ipswich, Lockyer Valley Regional Council, Logan City, Noosa Shire Council, Redland City, Scenic Rim Regional Council, Somerset Regional Council, Sunshine Coast Regional Council.
Restrictions in Place in Impacted LGAs
During the Lockdown, residents in the Impacted LGAs can only leave home to:
The lockdown restrictions also apply to anyone who has been in one of the Impacted LGAs from 1am last night and has or will shortly return to a non-impacted area. When published, the list of all restrictions will be available here.
BCE schools in a non-impacted area, can continue to operate as normal subject to any existing restrictions. Please ensure that adequate planning is in place should the lockdown be extended to your area.
Throughout COVID-19 our priority has always been the health and wellbeing of our students and staff. Schools have now returned to a regular routine, with the following preventative measures still in place:
We understand that some of our families have been impacted by the economic consequences of COVID-19. A number of financial measures are available to enable families to continue their child's education and pastoral care in their current school. Families facing financial hardship are encouraged to contact their school to discuss the financial arrangements which are available including fee concessions and payment plans.
Brisbane Catholic Education Office
2A Burke Street, Woolloongabba Qld 4102 Australia
Turrbal and Yuggera Country
GPO Box 1201 Brisbane 4001 Australia
Phone: (07) 3033 7000
Fax: (07) 3844 5101