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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

The Tasmanian and the Australian Governments are working together to give safe COVID-19 vaccinations to the community. Vaccines will be delivered in phases, with the first phase starting in Tasmania during the last week of February 2021. All Tasmanians aged 18 and over will be able to get vaccinated for free by the end of October 2021.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

IMPORTANT NOTICE: COVID-19 VACCINATIONS IN OUR AREA

State Government through the Department of Health have commenced using the Brighton Civic Centre located at 25 Green Point Road to administer COVID-19 vaccinations. Please note this vaccination clinic is operated solely by the Department of Health on specific dates and times only, Council has no involvement with the operation of this program.

As this program is run exclusively by the Department of Health, Brighton Council is unable to assist with any bookings or general enquiries regarding the COVID-19 immunisations, any enquiries regarding appointments, operating times or general enquiries should be directed to:

Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738.

Please note the operation of Councils monthly immunisation clinic will not be affected and continue to operate on the first Tuesday of every month with the only change being the April clinic will be held on 13th April as previously advertised. Vaccinations given at this clinic are restricted to those on the National Immunisation Program and do not include COVID-19.

 

Brighton Council’s COVID-19 Recovery Action Plan:

Brighton Council COVID-19 Recovery Action Plan

 

Current Restrictions in Tasmania

Current Restrictions

 

What is the COVIDSafe App?

The COVIDSafe app speeds up contacting people exposed to coronavirus (COVID-19). This helps the Australian government support and protect you, your friends and family. Please read the content on this page before downloading: COVIDSafe App

 

For information on Council operations and closures please click here:

Council Operations – COVID-19 Update – 3 June 2020

 

Re-opening of Brighton Council Offices to General Public

Brighton Council Offices will RE-OPEN TO THE PUBLIC from 8.30am Tuesday, 9 June 2020. Please remember Monday, 8 June is a public holiday.

The Council Offices at 1 Tivoli Road, Old Beach will be returning to normal hours of operation, Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm, BUT with some changes to how we serve you.

In order to maintain a safe environment for members of the public and staff, we ask that you please email or phone us (see contact details below) to make an appointment before coming to the office for any matters related to:

  • Building
  • Planning
  • Plumbing
  • Environmental Health

Please keep in mind you can continue to contact us via one of these alternative methods if a visit to the office is not essential.

  • Email – admin@brighton.tas.gov.au
  • Phone – 6268 7000
  • Facebook – search for Brighton Council Tasmania
  • Website – Check out our website for all Council information including forms and links to assist you to carry out your business

Should you need to visit the Council Offices, please make use of the hand sanitiser available at the entrance, remember to maintain a physical distance from others of at least 1.5 metres at all times and please do stay at home if you are sick.  Don’t forget to download the COVIDSafe app to your phone to help keep you and others safe when you are out and about.

We truly appreciate your continued support and patience during the COVID-19 situation.

 

Stay Informed

Please use the links below for the latest information, community fact sheets and the official government advice on how you can prepare and what to do if affected by the coronavirus.

Tasmanian Government Coronavirus Website

See Stay Healthy, Stay Connected on Facebook.

Tasmanian Department of Health on Facebook

 

The Australian Government Department of Health website has detailed information and is being updated as the situation develops.

Australian Government Department of Health on Facebook