This page is dedicated to information about novel Coronavirus COVID-19 to keep residents up to date with information as it arises.

Please remember to listen to the advice of authorities and:

  • Wash your hands often and properly with soap and water
  • Stay home except for essential outings or if you work in an essential service
  • Keep 1.5m away from others as much as possible
  • Avoid shaking hands, kissing or hugging others
  • Avoid gatherings that aren’t essential.

Please also keep up to date with general Council news by the News tab on this website.

It is totally normal to feel concerned when events like COVID-19 happen in the world. Remember to keep talking to your family and source information only from reliable sources.


Qld Government Roadmap to Easing Restrictions 10/9/21

Summary Restrictions on Businesses, Activities and Undertakings Direction (No. 26) - effective from: 1pm AEST 24 August 2021

Information for Business and Workers 25 June 2021

Qld Health COVID-19 Resources and Information 

Australian Government advice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

Qld Health COVID-19 website

Qld Health FaceBook page

Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service FaceBook page

Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service FaceBook page

Australian Government Department of Health FaceBook page

Australian Government Department of Health Website

World Health Organisation

Lifeline phone 13 11 14


Resources including fact sheets, posters, guidelines and other information

Hope Vale Township Coronavirus Fact Sheet March 22 2020

COVID-19 Protection and Containment - Information Resource

Public Notice - COVID - 19

COVID-19 - Information on social distancing

National Indigenous Australians Agency

Apunipima Information and Resources

Community Letter and information

Community information posters