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Published Tuesday 25 May 2021
Tags:General, COVID-19

COVID-19 government information and council services

Changes to council services due to restrictions

Last updated: 3.40pm, 4 June 2021

Mitchell Shire is classified as Regional Victoria and has stepped out of the circuit breaker restrictions from 11.59pm on Thursday 3 June. A number of Council services that were affected are being restored slowly. We have made the necessary changes in the summary below.

Animals

ServiceStatus
Animal pound and dangerous and wandering animalsStray animals will still be collected. Procedures in place for payments and to ensure social distance between residents and staff.
Animal registrationsNew registrations can be completed over the phone 03 5734 6200 or email mitchell@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au. Please phone 03 5734 6200 if you are experiencing financial hardship.
Dog parkOpen

Building and planning services

ServiceStatus
Building and planningWallan service desk closed. Inspections and phone service still occurring. Online services available.

Business support

ServiceStatus
Business supportPlease visit the business section of our website for details about what assistance and support is available for businesses in Mitchell Shire including our free business specialist advice service.

Children and families

ServiceStatus
ImmunisationAll immunisation sessions will operate as normal. Please check our timetable for current details.
KindergartensOpen
Maternal and child healthOpen
School crossingsOperating
Youth servicesOpen

Community centres and halls

ServiceStatus
Greater Beveridge Community CentreOpen
Hall and venue hireOpen with density quotient of 1 person per 4 sq metre.

Customer and library services

ServiceStatus
Customer service centresOpen
LibrariesOpen. Face to face programs still closed and will be reviewed next week.
Public computersOpen
Printing and scanningOpen
Sharps containersOpen as normal
VicRoads and agency servicesOpen

Events

ServiceStatus
Council meetingsNext meeting 21 June. Open.
Citizenship ceremonyThe Citizenship ceremony schedule for 7 June was postponed. For questions regarding citizenship please contact the Department of Home Affairs 131 881. Council will contact recipients directly.

Leisure services

ServiceStatus
Indoor poolsOpen
Learn to SwimOperating
Indoor gymsOpen with 1 person per 4 square meters
Group fitnessOpen

Outdoor spaces

ServiceStatus
BBQsOpen
Open outdoor spacesOpen
Outdoor fitness equipmentOpen
PlaygroundsOpen
Skate parksOpen
Outdoor basketball courtsOpen

Other sport

ServiceStatus
Outdoor sport facilitiesOpen
Outdoor basketball ringsOpen
Personal trainingOpen
Fitness and dance classesOpen
Indoor community sportAble to restart in a limited capacity as new return to play plans are developed and reviewed.

Public and environmental health

ServiceStatus
Public healthInspections and permits continuing with some extra social distancing measures in place

Roads, parks and construction

ServiceStatus
Roads maintenanceContinuing with extra precautions in place
Parks and open space maintenanceContinuing with extra precautions in place
ConstructionContinuing with extra precautions in place
Cleaning public placesExtra cleaning in place

Visitor Information Centre, Seymour

ServiceStatus
Visitor Information CentreClosed. Will review next week after the long weekend.

Youth services

ServiceStatus
Youth servicesOpen

Waste services

ServiceStatus
Kerbside collectionsNo change. Continue to put your kerbside bin out as usual.
Resource recovery centresOpen

Council COVID information and support

Please visit the COVID-19 section of our website for other information about COVID-19, support available and links to government information about testing, vaccines and support.

This page was last updated on 7 June 2021.