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Published March 17th 2020
The Federal Government's ban on all 'non-essential gatherings of 500 people or more' due to the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) came into effect on Monday 16 March 2020.
Cancellations, postponements and closures have been inevitable.
Weekend Notes is updating individual event listings as we become aware of any changes but we've also compiled this list as an easy reference guide for our readers.
*** Events are listed alphabetically below under the headings Cancelled, Postponed and Temporary Closures. ***
Please leave a note if you know of any other events, services and places that have been impacted.
ANZAC Day services and events Scheduled for: 25 April More information: See the full notice on Facebook page here.
Australian Surf Life Saving Championships Scheduled for: 18 to 26 April on Gold Coast More information: see notice on website here
Gold Coast Film Festival Scheduled for: 15 to 26 April More information: see notice on website here
Lord Mayor's Seniors Concerts Scheduled for: Every Tuesday at City Hall These are cancelled until further notice. More information: see website here
Melanoma March Scheduled for: 29 March Physical march cancelled. A 'virtual march will be held instead. More information: see website here
Paniyiri Scheduled for: 23 to 24 May at Musgrave Park More information: see notice on Facebook page here
QAGOMA public programs, events and tours NB: You can still visit the gallery and attend cinema screenings. ONLY public programs, events and tours have been cancelled until further notice. More information: see website here
Redcliffe Festival of Sails Scheduled for: 10 April More information: See notice on website here
World Science Festival Scheduled for: 25 to 29 March More information: website here NB: Queensland Museum remains open.
World Surf League Corona Open (yes, I kid you not!) Scheduled for: 26 March to 5 April at Snapper Rocks More information: website here
Brisbane Cycling Festival Scheduled for: April 2020 All cycling and supporting events have been postponed. New dates will be advised when known. More information: see website here
Fish Lane Festival Scheduled for: 9 May Postponed until 5 September 2020 More information: See notice on Facebook page here
Qld Ballet 60th Anniversary Gala Scheduled for: 20 to 28 March
All events postponed. New dates will be announced next week. More information: see website here
Dracula's Cabaret, Gold Coast closed for two weeks from 17 March More information: website here
Eat Street North Shore
closed from 14 March until further notice More information: see notice on website here
HOTA Home of the Arts, Gold Coast
closed until the end of March More information: website here
Institute of Modern Art, Fortitude Valley
closed until further notice More information: see notice on website here
QPAC ALL THEATRES i.e. Lyric, Playhouse, Cremorne and the Concert Hall are closed until 30 April 2020. More information: A full list of all affected productions and events can be found on the website here
Please leave a note in the comments section if you know of any other cancellations, postponements or closures. Thank you.