Businesses open 1st June (Stage 2)

The following businesses have, or will, re-open as part of Stage 2 of the COVID recovery. Further information will be posted as it comes to hand.

Click here for businesses which re-opened from 15th May, including restaurants and cafes.

  • All mainland and island accommodation can re-open to leisure visitors
  • This page is being updated regularly. Latest update – Wednesday 19th June 2020

Capricorn Coast




Central Highlands


Dine-in pubs and cafes will be allowed up to 20 patrons at a time Read more.

• The Visitor Information Centre in Emerald has re-opened, 10:00am – 4:00pm and weekends 10:00am – 2:00pm. Read more.

• Fossicking areas at the Sapphire Gemfields Read more.

• Recreational facilities at Fairbairn Dam and Bedford Weir  Read more.

Central Highlands Regional Council’s public playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor gyms, libraries, transaction centres and outdoor sports facilities will re-open in line with eased restrictions.



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