What is the Northern Grampians Shire Council doing in response to COVID-19?
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is an unprecedented event in recent history.
The Victorian State Government has released a "Roadmap to COVID-Normal" that sets out the conditions the state needs to meet to ease restrictions on social gatherings, businesses, and services.
Regional and Metropolitan Victoria have moved now to the last step of the roadmap to COVID-Normal as of 11.59pm on Sunday 22 November 2020. The last step allows for masks to be mandatory in only specific situations and more people can gather in your home and out and about,
See the detail of what the last step of the roadmap means here
Download a Roadmap Last Step Cheat Sheet here(PDF, 74KB)
See a list of local mask maskers and suppliers here
The Northern Grampians Shire Council plays a key role in supporting our community during emergencies affecting the municipality, and we are constantly monitoring and responding to this situation.
Our primary focus is to ensure that we have the best chance of avoiding the severe impacts of COVID-19 through working closely with regional healthcare providers, supporting businesses through the restrictions set by the State Government, and keeping the community informed about the latest Coronavirus updates and safety measures.
Evidence from around the world has shown that pre-emptive measures are extremely effective in containing the spread of the disease. It is important to act now to reduce the risk of infection, reduce the spike of infections and protect our community as a whole, especially those who are more vulnerable.
It's important to remember that this situation is changing daily.
The Northern Grampians Shire Council will provide regular updates to keep our community informed.
Scroll down to the links below to see up to date information on service changes from council and community services as well as health information and business updates and support.
The Northern Grampians Shire Council will provide regular updates to keep our community informed in the sections below. Ensure you are receiving your COVID-19 information from reputable sources.