Goulburn Mulwaree Council will continue to prioritise essential services for the community throughout the evolving coronavirus COVID-19 situation.
The council has now closed all playgrounds following last night's announcement by the prime minister Scott Morrison. Open spaces will continue to be accessible, but play equipment must no longer be used and gathering areas (e.g. adventure playground, skate park, rage cage and outdoor gyms) can no longer be used.
The council will also close a number of public toilet facilities. The below toilets will remain open:
- Belmore Park
- Marsden Weir
- O'Brien Park
- Eastgrove South
- Tony Onions Park (Marulan)
- Tarago Park
- Tallong Park
As announced on Monday, March 23, a number of council facilities are now closed to the public, effective immediately:
- Goulburn Mulwaree Library (including the Mobile Library)
- Goulburn Aquatic and Leisure Centre
- Goulburn Regional Art Gallery
- Rocky Hill War Memorial Museum
- Goulburn Community Centre
- Goulburn Historic Waterworks
- Visitor Information Centre
The Goulburn Mulwaree Animal Shelter will not be undertaking normal opening hours, but will be responding to requests as usual. Pick up of animals can be done by appointment only.
Goulburn Mulwaree Council's main priority is the continuation of essential services. A list of these have been identified, and this will include water, wastewater, waste collection, cemeteries and environmental health along with on-call services.
Customer Service remains open for the time being, but the council has asked community members to please pay rates and undertake council business online, or over the phone wherever possible. They have also encouraged the use of credit card for payments, and will no longer be hosting meetings with customers in the foyer.
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