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