COVID-19 Information

The Ports of Townsville and Lucinda are closely monitoring developments surrounding COVID-19. The Port of Townsville has a response team in place and we are taking active, precautionary measures to increase our response as needed

Our highest priority is the safety of our staff, customers and our community.

The Port is an essential service provider for the community and for the economy, ensuring that the goods people require for their lives every day are available. 

The Port will continue to remain open unless a requirement to close becomes unavoidable.

 All information provided by the Port follow the advice and directive of Australian Federal Government and Queensland State Government.


Important Numbers

If you need urgent medical advice call 000

Australian Government Department of Health 1800 020 103
(8:30am to 5:30pm (AEST) Monday to Friday, except public holidays)

For non-urgent health advice over the phone call 13 HEALTH  (Queensland only)

World Health Organisation

Stay abreast of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through the national and state public health authorities.

Advice for the Public 

Commercial Ship Information

Townsville Port is following all Australian Federal Government, Queensland Health, Maritime Safety Queensland and Border Force recommendations regarding the management and operations of all commercial shipping.

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Cruise Ship Information

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced international cruise ships are banned from docking in Australia for 30 days. 

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Located 1,360 kilometres north of Brisbane, The Port of Townsville is a world-class gateway for trade and investment.