Roma Street Parkland Health and Safety Update - Visit Brisbane


Roma Street Parkland Health and Safety Update

12 June 2020

In response to COVID-19, Queensland Health advised of several directions in relation to home confinement, gatherings, business operations and more. Full details and enforcement information can be found at Queensland Health’s website

As restrictions begin to ease over the coming months, some changes will occur to what is closed at Roma Street Parkland. Please note as of Saturday 16 May, the Children’s Garden playground and all barbeques re-opened. 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 on and from Saturday 13 June 2020: 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.

The re-opening of these designated areas for liquor consumption was advertised in The Courier Mail on Friday 12 June 2020. 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:

- All events are on hold until further notice

- The volunteer program is currently on hold 

- The Parkland Explorer will not operate until further notice

- Guided tours will not operate until further notice

- The Information Booth is closed to visitors until further notice

- The Garden Room is open for takeaway and limited sit down dining from 7am – 2:30pm each day. No reservations are required, however a wait-list will operate when limited seating fills. For details, please visit The Garden Room Facebook page.

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]