Following the easing of public health restrictions across Victoria, a number of Council facilities will be reopening next week.
In response to State Government requirements, a number of COVID Safe measures are in place to ensure that we can provide a safe and welcoming environment.
At each facility, all visitors must check in using the QR Code at the entry, and follow mask and physical distancing requirements. In addition, some facilities have vaccination status requirements in order to comply with State Government Directions.
The Bunjil Place precinct is scheduled to reopen on Wednesday 3 November - this includes the Customer Service Centre, Library, Box Office, Gallery and Café. The Customer Service hours will be Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 4.00 pm. In line with the State Government requirements, evidence of full vaccination status is a condition of entry, unless you have a valid medical exemption.
The Cranbourne Customer Service Centre will also reopen on Wednesday 3 November, with operating hours of Monday to Friday 10.00 am to 2.00 pm. In line with the State Government requirements for retail settings, vaccination status will not need to be demonstrated.
Rooms and outdoor spaces at the Old Cheese Factory will be available for hire from Saturday 30 October. Bookings can be made by calling the office on 9709 9300 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org For more information or to view the available spaces, visit the Old Cheese Factory page.
Council’s community centres, including Selandra, Lynbrook and Cranbourne West Community Hub will be reopening for regular and casual hirers only at this point in time. All visitors will need to provide evidence of full vaccination status before entering these facilities in line with State Government requirements for community facilities. For information about hiring rooms or outdoor spaces at our other facilities please contact:
• Wilson Botanic Park Berwick – email email@example.com or call 0705 5599
• Selandra Community Hub – email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9709 9615
• Cranbourne West Community Hub – email email@example.com or call 9705 5889
• Lynbrook Community Hub – email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9797 7370
• Family and Community Centres – more information on individual centres at www.casey.vic.gov.au/family-community-centres
Our youth information centres remain closed to drop-in visitors at this time however, youth counselling and support services are continuing to be provided through telehealth and limited face-to-face appointments.
Playgrounds and parks are open, as is Wilson Botanic Park and the Old Cheese Factory. A reminder that under the Victorian Government COVID Safe Settings - masks are no longer required in outdoor settings except where distance cannot be maintained.
Myuna Farm will be reopening on Thursday 4 November. Visitors can attend in groups of up to 30 people and all visitors over the age of 16 must demonstrate full vaccination status as a condition of entry in line with the State Government requirements for animal facilities Face masks must be worn indoors, including at the farm entry and nursery.
The Factory Rehearsal Centre for the Arts is reopening to regular hirers from Saturday 30 October with COVID Safe plans in place. Email email@example.com for information or enquiries.
The Shed Skatepark is reopening on Saturday 30 October and all visitors over the age of 16 must demonstrate full vaccination status as a condition of entry. For more information or to make a booking visit The Shed’s website.
Casey Cardinia Library branches will reopen from 10.00 am on Wednesday 3 November. For operating hours at individual branches visit the CCL website or call 1800 577 548. Outdoor ‘Click & Collect’ and ‘Print & Collect’ will remain available at all libraries and free home delivery is also available. Please note that capacity limits apply and therefore wait times may apply to enter libraries during busy periods. All visitors over the age of 16 must demonstrate full vaccination status as a condition of entry in line with the State Government requirements for community facilities.
Essential Council services that have continued operating throughout COVID-19 restrictions remain unchanged. This includes kindergartens, Maternal and Child Health services, Council’s immunisation program and syringe exchange.