COVID-19 PCR testing by QML Pathology near the Respiratory Clinic:

QML Purga COVID-19 PCR Testing drive-through is open to all members of the public.
It is NOT an appointment based clinic but rather tests people in their cars on a first-in, first-served basis. 
During periods of high demand traffic officers will direct cars as to where to queue and will turn away people once the testing clinic reaches capacity.

Located in a white, demountable building outside the main surgery building for drive-through testing only.
Usually open for COVID-19 PCR testing Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 3.00 pm.
Closed weekends and public holidays.
A referral from a GP is required for COVID-19 PCR testing at this site unless the area is declared a COVID-19 Hot Spot and the Government temporarily waivers the need for a referral.
GP referrals can be emailed to

Please queue in your car at the designated QML testing sign if you are the first to arrive or follow the instructions given by the traffic officer.

The Flinders Peak Medical Centre and Purga Respiratory Clinic do not have any information about the people who have PCR tests taken at the QML outside collection centre unless the people have had an appointment immediately before their test at our Respiratory Clinic or are existing patients and have had their results sent to one of our doctors. This is why you may be asked for information if you book an appointment at the Respiratory Clinic even though you have previously been tested at the outside QML drive-through. QML works alongside us but is independently owned and operated.


Pathology inside the main surgery building:

QML Flinders Peak (inside the surgery building) is for NON-COVID-19 related tests.
It is open to all members of the public with a referral.

You cannot enter the QML testing area inside the main surgery building if you have any COVID-19 symptoms and/or should be in isolation.

You cannot enter immediately following an appointment in the Respiratory Clinic or COVID-19 PCR test at the drive-through QML building. 

Open Monday to Friday 7.30 am to 1.00 pm, 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm.
(Closed for lunch 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm).
CLOSED SATURDAYS and Public Holidays
Open Sundays 8.00 am to 12.00 midday.
Phone: (07) 5464 6966


Information accuracy
QML inside the Flinders Peak Medical Centre and outside near the Purga Respiratory Clinic is independently owned and operated and its opening hours may be subject to change. Please make direct contact with QML if you are concerned about missing its opening hours : Queensland Medical Laboratories


The Flinders Peak Medical Centre doctors refer to all pathology laboratories that service South-East Queensland, including Infinity Pathology, Mater Pathology, Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, Queensland Medical Laboratories and any other laboratory that a patient may request.