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Victoria is in a circuit breaker lockdown to prevent further spread of the COVID outbreak. The restrictions will remain in place until 11:59pm on Thursday 3 June.

This means you must stay at home unless:

  • shopping for necessary goods and services (one person per household, once per day, a support person can accompany if required)
  • caregiving or compassionate reasons
  • authorised work or permitted education, or work interstate
  • exercise (up to two hours, with one other person or members of your household)
  • receive a vaccination
  • other specified reasons (specific exemptions apply).

Read the full statement from the Acting Premier at https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/statement-acting-premier-1

Impact on Council services

The circuit breaker restrictions will have the following impacts on Council services from Friday 28 May until midnight on Thursday 3 June.

OPEN

– Transfer Stations will remain open for essential waste disposal during usual hours of operation. Hygiene measures will continue to be in place.

CLOSED

– Customer Services will shut for face-to-face transactions. You can still speak to a Customer Service staff member over the phone on 5348 2306.

– Libraries will close. However, from Monday 31 May you can call or click-and-collect between 10am and 4pm on the usual days of operation.

– Visitor Information Centres will close. Visitors are welcome to make enquiries via freecall 1800 454 891 or email visitorinfo@hepburn.vic.gov.au.

– Tip shops will close.

Impact on events

Events impacted on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 May are:

  • Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens Open Day
  • Rod May Memorial Tree Planting Ceremony (thank you to those that have registered).

New dates for these events will be rescheduled at a later time. For updates on restrictions visit https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus.