Mid-Western Regional Council have closed further services in accordance with government policies.
Council has closed:
The following services will remain open:
Mid-Western Regional Council says it is committed to ensuring the health and safety of its staff and our community, and in an effort to do so and further limit the spread of COVID-19 will be making some changes to services.
Council said the decision to do so have not been made lightly, but are essential to protect our community and comply with state and federal government social distancing orders.
All other services will continue as normal, including waste collection, water and sewer services, and cemetery services.
Council's General Manager, Brad Cam said Council will continue to review services in line with direction from the state and federal governments.
"Whilst we're working to minimise our physical interactions with the public, Council staff will be working remotely where possible and will be delivering services online and via telephone," Mr Cam said.
"I thank our community for their patience and understanding as Council, like many other organisations responds to this quickly evolving situation as best we can.
"I am pleased to see our community supporting one and other during this very difficult time and I urge everyone to continue to do so. Please support local businesses, particularly those impacted by closures, and follow the social distancing and personal hygiene directions from health authorities put in place to protect us all."
Council's regularly planned March meeting was restricted to registered speakers only, in light of Coronavirus concerns and safety of the public.
Mid-Western Regional Council announced today, March 18, that it is implementing additional measures in the prevention of Coronavirus/COVID-19 to ensure the safety of staff and the wider community.
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