Roma Street Parkland Health and Safety Update - Visit Brisbane


Roma Street Parkland Health and Safety Update

28 September 2020

In response to COVID-19, Queensland Health has advised of several directions in to ensure public safety. Full details and enforcement information can be found at Queensland Health’s website. Key impacts to Roma Street Parkland are below.

Important notice:

Gatherings in homes and in public  are restricted as per Queensland Health directions, for the most recent COVID-19 public health measures please - click here.


Events are now occurring again at Roma Street Parkland, in-line with Queensland Health’s COVIDSafe guidelines or where required an approved COVIDSafe plan. For further information and safety parameters including pre-registration to ensure safe crowd numbers, please visit the relevant event pages - The Sound Society Roma Street Parkland and Kids Collective Roma Street Parkland.

Playground and barbeques

Roma Street Parkland’s playground is currently open for use, as are its free barbeques. Please note that if you are using the playground and picnic areas, social distancing must be practiced, as well as good hygiene.

Liquor licensed areas

As per Section 173 (E) of the Liquor Act 1992, the following public areas are designated as places where liquor may be consumed between the hours of 10am and 8pm: Celebration Precinct and Lakeside Precinct. 

*Please note that to consume alcohol at Roma Street Parkland, you must be 18+ and you must have food to accompany your drinks.

Please refer to the Roma Street Parkland map for the area locations.


Please also note that the following remain closed or are not permitted at Roma Street Parkland:
- The Parkland Explorer will not operate until further notice
- Guided tours will not operate until further notice


The Garden Room is open for takeaway and sit-down dining. For opening times and details, please visit The Garden Room’s Facebook page.

Moving forward

Please note that additional changes with regards to public activity are being made regularly by the Australian Government and Queensland Health, so this page will continue to be updated over the coming weeks. 

All of these changes have been made in the interests of public safety and we apologise for any inconvenience caused. The health and well-being of visitors is a priority, and Roma Street Parkland will continue to support any initiatives that have been developed to protect members of the public. 
In addition to the above, Roma Street Parkland is proactively implementing daily touch-point cleaning of all toilet blocks and parent’s rooms (specially-cleaned touch-points include hand railings, door handles, taps, dispensers, switches, signage and cistern buttons) plus intensifying night-cleaning of all toilets.
When you visit Roma Street Parkland, please make sure that you observe the guidelines set out by Queensland Health. These are also listed on their website. Thank you for your cooperation. If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]