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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

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

– 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