COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

Monday 8th June 2020

Disclaimer – this information is considered valid as at the date of publication (shown above). Updates will be provided as, and when, relevant information becomes available.

Shire Administration Office

The Shire Administration Office has reopened to the public, with visitors asked to apply social distancing restrictions when visiting the office.

Department of Transport

All Department of Transport transactions can be made at the Shire Administration Office. PDA (Practical Driving Assessments) will recommence on 19th June for Wheatbelt residents only.

Public Buildings

Sports Complex – closed (key holders are requested to return keys as soon as possible).
Swimming Pool – closed for the season.
The Buff (Mukinbudin Gym) – closed
Memorial Hall – open for indoor gatherings of up to 100 people.
Mukinbudin Library – open

Mukinbudin Library

The Library is once again open for business with a restriction of 4 people in the Library at once.

Some options for audible book borrowings are as follows:

• Borrow Box – free (need a Library card)
• Overdrive (Libby) – free (need a Library card)
• Audible stories – currently free for children/youth books

Please contact the Shire Office if you require assistance with accessing any of these options.

Caravan Park

The Mukinbudin Caravan Park is open for travellers. We look forward to welcoming visitors into our town.

Public Toilets

Public toilets remain open. The Shire has increased cleaning services at public toilets to enhance sanitisation and the potential spread of the virus.

Playgrounds

Playgrounds have reopened and hand sanitiser is provided onsite for users of these facilities. The Shire would like to reiterate social distancing advice from relevant health departments, where people are advised to stay 1 metre away from each other and avoid physical contact such as handshakes.

Major Projects

At this stage, the Shire of Mukinbudin major projects are progressing. The Early Learning Centre (Boodie Rats) construction is scheduled for completion late-June and the two GROH houses are continuing. The Roads program will continue as planned for in the 2019/2020 Annual Budget.

Rates

The Shire of Mukinbudin is committed to providing services to the community that are delivered through ratepayer money, therefore rates are still required to be paid in full and on time.

Waste Management

Avon Waste will continue to collect household and recycling waste and the Tip is open.

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Dirk Sellenger
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER