COVID restrictions - Local Government Guidance

Refer to the coronavirus website for the latest restrictions. To view the latest Pandemic Orders, visit the Department of Health (DH) website.

Health information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information can be found on the DH website or by calling the dedicated coronavirus hotline on: 1800 675 398.

Council Services

Each council is responsible for making decisions about its services in accordance with the restrictions and pandemic orders published on the DH website.

2021

Bulletin 7/2021 - Latest Advice for Councils

Bulletin 9/2021 - Lunar New Year

Bulletin 10/2021 - Circuit Breaker Action

Bulletin 11/2021 - Latest COVID-19 Advice

Bulletin 12/2021 - Conduct of Council Meetings

2020

Bulletin 48/2020 - Updated Directions for COVID-19 Restrictions from 8 July 2020

Bulletin 51/2020 - State of Emergency Extended and Face Coverings Made Mandatory

Bulletin 52/2020 - Safe Campaigning Guidelines Published

Bulletin 41/2020 - Information from the Chief Health Officer for Local Governments

Bulletin 45/2020 - Further Changes to Restrictions

Bulletin 46/2020 - Helping Get Local Businesses Safely Back on Their Feet

Bulletin 35/2020 - Landfill Levy Rate Rises Deferred

Bulletin 36/2020 - Coronavirus COVID-19 Easing of Restrictions

Bulletin 37/2020 - Extension of Waste Collection Hours During Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Bulletin 39/2020 - Further Easing of Restrictions

Bulletin 23/2020 - COVID-19 Directions and Workplaces

Bulletin 24/2020 - Fortnightly Meetings with Sector Representatives

Bulletin 25/2020 - Update - COVID-19 Beach Closures

Bulletin 27/2020 - Bill to Enable Virtual Council Meetings Introduced into Parliament Next Week

Bulletin 28/2020 - Council Waste Services, Recycling and Transfer Stations

Bulletin 29/2020 - Coronavirus COVID-19 – Emergency Food Relief

Bulletin 31/2020 - Firewood Collection

Bulletin 32/2020 - Supporting Local Construction Activity

Bulletin 33/2020 - Planning Matters and Conduct of Council Meetings

Bulletin 34/2020 - Ministerial Good Practice Guideline MGPG-1: Virtual Meetings

Bulletin 5/2020 - Pandemic (Including COVID-19) Preparedness

Bulletin 6/2020 - COVID-19

Bulletin 7/2020 - Assisting Supermarkets Respond to Demand

Bulletin 8/2020 - Direction from the Chief Health Officer

Bulletin 9/2020 - Council Meetings

Bulletin 10/2020 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Transmission Reduction Measures

Bulletin 11/2020 - Mass Gathering Directions from the Deputy Chief Health Officer

Bulletin 12/2020 - Mass Gathering Direction 2 and Non-Essential Business Closure Direction from the Deputy Chief Health Officer

Bulletin 14/2020 - Information for Caravan Park and Camping Ground Owners and Operators on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Bulletin 15/2020 - Mass Gathering Direction 3 and Non-Essential Business Closure Direction 2 from the Deputy Chief Health Officer

Bulletin 16/2020 - Support of Vulnerable People in Emergencies

Bulletin 17/2020 - Appropriate Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Non-Health Services

Bulletin 18/2020 - Assisting Healthcare Workers and Patients to Travel

Bulletin 19/2020 - Request for Action - Victorian Beaches

Bulletin 20/2020 - Victorian Beaches

Bulletin 21/2020 - Stage 3 Restrictions

Bulletin 22/2020 - Economic Survival Package to Support Businesses and Jobs