COVID19 ALERT – NEW RESTRICTIONS take effect 8am Monday


  • Cherbourg now on same restrictions as Brisbane
  • Gatherings of no more than 10 people inside or outside
  • Restrictions start 8am Monday 31st August
  • DO NOT Travel to affected areas
  • Cherbourg is NOT in lockdown

More cases of COVID19 have been detected in nearby regions, Cherbourg residents are now urged not to take any chances with non-essential travel.

Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service region (which includes the South Burnett and Cherbourg) are moving to increased restrictions as of 8:00am this Monday 31st of August.

This means Cherbourg will be on the same restrictions as Brisbane, Gold Coast and surrounds


Gatherings inside homes and in non-organised gatherings without COVID Safe plans will be limited to 10 people.

Ny-Ku Byun and other Aged care homes and disability accommodation providers will be put into lockdown.

This means you will not be able to visit unless you have been approved.

IMPORTANT: Cherbourg is NOT going into lockdown

Queensland Health are contact tracing outbreaks connected to Toowoomba and continue to trace the outbreak from Brisbane Youth Detention Centre

The latest tracing has identified the following locations as areas of concern:

  • August 16 – The Southern Hotel, Toowoomba – 8:15am to 10:00am
  • August 16 – The Queens Park Markets, East Toowoomba – 10:00am-11:00am

If you have any flu like symptoms please get yourself tested as soon as possible and self-isolate until you have results

It is VERY IMPORTANT for the safety of our community that we DO NOT take ANY chances

Please no travelling to the hot-spot areas, stay home unless it is urgent or essential – do not encourage visitors from affected areas

Please stay safe:
? Wash hands often and thoroughly
? Maintain social distancing
? Cover coughs or sneezes
? Stay at home if unwell
? Get tested if you’re showing any signs of COVID-19.