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Commonwealth Games

Logan City Council has been advised by the Commonwealth Games organisers that traffic flows on major arterial roads can be expected to reach 110% for extended periods.

Council is determined to ensure the city is presented in the best light possible and will provide leadership for the community and businesses.

Council is co-operating with organisers and is providing this information to assist residents and businesses.

Changes to Council services

Waste & recycling collection

  • Anticipate that we are likely to get more waste placed on footpaths in the flood affected areas over the Easter long weekend, therefore JJ Richards will re-commence any ‘new’ kerbside clean up collections in the flood affected areas on Tuesday 18 April through until Friday 21 April


Waste disposal locations

  • Browns Plains Waste & Recycling Facility will be open on Good Friday. All other waste transfer stations are closed on Good Friday
  • All waste transfer stations will be open on Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday
  • Council continue to offer free disposal for flood related waste up until close of business on Easter Monday

Kerbside collection

Residents who live in the Rochedale South area, kerbside collection dates are as follows:

  • Northern Rochedale South (north of Underwood Road including both sides of Underwood Road)
  • Priestdale between 5 and 16 March. Southern Rochedale South (south of Underwood Road but not including the southern side of Underwood Road) between 16 and 27 April

Immunisation services

The following services will be suspended for the dates below:

  • Beenleigh Library Thursday 5 and Thursday 12 April 2018
  • St Francis College Crestmead Friday 6 and Friday 13 April 2018
  • All outreach services Tuesday 3, Wednesday 4, Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 April 2018
  • Capalaba Community Clinic (Redland City) Thursday 5 April 2018

Navigating your way during the games

Travelling between Gold Coast & Brisbane

A rail link and the Pacific Motorway (M1) connect the Gold Coast to Brisbane.

The major rail and road (M1) link Brisbane with the Gold Coast, and are going to experience increased demand and congestion leading up to and during the games as they are the major thoroughfares for spectators, commuters and visitors.

For more information on “Busiest Times on the M1” and M1 speed changes check out the Get Set for the Games website.

Beenleigh Park 'n' Ride facility

Park ‘n’ rides are free to use for GC2018 spectators and will need to be pre-booked on the GC2018 Journey Planner with the exception of Beenleigh High and Varsity Lakes Park ‘n’ Rides, which do not need to be pre-booked and are operated on a first come, first served basis.

Beenleigh Train Station will be acting as a Park 'n' Ride facility with 900 cars being parked at nearby Dauth Park. There will also be a Park 'n' Ride facility for 1,700 cars at Yatala.

Please note Beenleigh Park 'n' Ride cannot be pre-booked.

To help navigate your way during the games refer to Commonwealth Games Journey Planner website.

Embracing the games

Fire permit restrictions

Fire permit restrictions have been put in place by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services extending to all areas in the City of Logan for the duration of the Commonwealth Games from 26 March to 21 April.