Many Council facilities and services will be closed on Friday, August 14. The Ekka's People's Day public holiday will be held on Friday, August 14, instead of Wednesday in 2020. "This long weekend presents a great opportunity to visit and support local attractions, cafes, restaurants and businesses," Cr Power said. The amendments include allowing councillors greater flexibility in calling for information. Logan City Council respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands across the City of Logan. Don't have an account? You can find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out It was one of the more significant issues raised at the meeting which was broadcast on YouTube, despite many initial technical glitches. The change in date is intended to support the state's tourism industry, which is struggling in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. To join the conversation, please log in. The Think Local, Buy Logan Facebook group has lots of information, recommendations and ideas about supporting locals. (Supplied: RNA) Most community centres in Council-owned premises are expected to be closed on Friday, August 14, but it is advised to contact the centre before planning a visit on that day. This applies to the follow areas: This applies to the follow areas: Brisbane Judith Kerr, Quest Newspapers. In the past two years, the service has rescued 6605 animals with 94 per cent native. This annual event lasts 10 days, and brings in large crowds of around 400,000 people. WHAT IS OPEN EKKA PUBLIC HOLIDAY 2020. in Brisbane. LOGAN parents working in Brisbane are likely to be able to spend the EKKA public holiday with their children after all. Mayor Darren Power said the City of Logan's public holiday would now align with other parts of South-East Queensland, including Brisbane and Gold Coast, but encouraged people to support the newly-launched Think Local, Buy Logan campaign. Share this on Facebook. Waste transfer stations are open on normal hours. Ekka Show Holiday 2020 This year with the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a one-off move to change the Ekka Public Holiday from Wednesday 12 August to Friday 14 August for 2020. Logan set to mark Ekka holiday on Friday and review animal ambulance. Logan set to mark Ekka holiday on Friday and review animal ambulance. The previous show holiday was repealed as at 12 June 2020. The moves come after the Palaszczuk Government shifted the Brisbane Ekka Show Holiday from People’s Day on Wednesday August 12, to create the People’s Long Weekend on Friday August 14. The council also voted to amend the Acceptable Request Guidelines which dictate how councillors can order information from officers. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites.