Coronavirus (COVID-19) Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Latest information provided regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) & Travel Restrictions.

Queensland Health daily up-date and advice as of 9 April 2020.

There have been 23 confirmed positive cases in Townsville HHS area.  None of these cases or their contacts are on Palm Island and no persons on Palm Island are under quarantine


MONDAY:              10:00am-5:00pm

TUESDAY:             10:00am-4:30pm

WEDNESDAY:       10:00am-4:30pm

THURSDAY:          10:00am-4:30pm

FRIDAY:                 10:00am-3:30pm

** Pharmacy CLOSED for lunch** From 12:00pm to 1:00pm 

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: CLOSED______________________________________________________________________________________

Palm Island Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG), latest information.

Palm Island Aboriginal Shire Council (PIASC), on behalf of the Palm Island Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG), advise that from Wednesday, 25 March 2020, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, due to Coronavirus (also known as COVID-19), travel to Palm Island is restricted.

Once again, the Palm Island Local Disaster Management Group stresses to ALL community members that current travel restrictions and Chief Health Officer directions are intended for the safety of all of our community, particularly those that are vulnerable.  

Any person who decides not to comply with these requirements may be placing our people at risk”

For other information about how this issue is affecting our community please visit

For information about Coronavirus including symptoms and prevention, please visit

Information and assistance for Palm Island residents 'stuck' in Townsville.

If you are a Palm Island permanent resident and are thought to be ‘stuck’ on the mainland, please seek alternative temporary living arrangements with family and friends.

If you have no alternative temporary living arrangements and are in need of urgent assistance, please call the Department of Housing and Public Works.        

Townsville Housing Service Centre               47248 541

Palm Island Service Centre                             47701 301

Homeless Hotline                                             1800 474 753

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