Getting vaccinated is more important than ever
For everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Victoria, head to https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/
Following the Victorian Government announcement on 18 June 2022 and changes to the Pandemic Orders the restrictions on how we work and live have been updated in Victoria in response to COVID-19. The updated restrictions came into effect at 11.59pm on Friday 24 June 2022.
Staying COVID-safe remains important.
We must all follow these steps:
- Follow the Victorian Government's measures on how to stay safe
- Wear face masks where required or when you cannot safely socially distance
- Practise COVID-safe hygiene protocols
- If you’re feeling unwell and have COVID-19 symptoms (no matter how mild), follow the required options for getting tested
- If you test positive on a rapid antigen test, you need to report your results online
- Get vaccinated when you are eligible and remain up-to-date with your vaccines
- Albury Wodonga Public Health Unit will also continue to provide its outreach clinics in Alpine Shire.
Free Rapid Antigen Test kits for eligible community members are available from:
- All Pharmacies located in the Alpine Shire
- Alpine Health Testing Clinics
Changes to Council Services
Visitors to our libraries, transfer stations, Bright Council office and other community facilities will no longer be required to check in.
All patrons are welcome at Council facilities, regardless of their vaccination status.
A full list of participating GPs and pharmacies is available by clicking here (link to PDF).
Albury Wodonga Public Health Unit will also continue to provide its outreach clinics in Alpine Shire.
Information for rate payers
- Residential ratepayers can enter into a payment arrangement or apply for financial hardship consideration regarding rates. Each case will be assessed on individual circumstances with outcomes customised according to the need of each case.
- Council will continue to maintain a vulnerable person’s register as described by the Department of Health and Human Services, Council’s Emergency Management Team will also work with partner agencies to assist the most vulnerable in our community. Information on support for business is available on our Coronavirus Business Support page.
Alpine Shire COVID-19 Support Directory
Alpine Shire Council has put together a list of key service providers, community organisations and online resources that are available to support people during the pandemic and to provide relief and recovery services to our community.
While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this information, details may change. We recommend you contact the organisations directly to confirm their current services, make appointments and understand their processes.
- From the State Government - Written information about coronavirus in over 40 community languages, including: Burmese, Chinese, Dari, Hazaragi, Khmer, Pasto, Persian, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.
- Interpreting Service: If you need an interpreter, call TIS National on 131 450.
- Public transport information: Visit Public Transport Victoria translated resources
- Coronavirus Self Assessment
- Information for parents with infants and young children
- Managing household waste
- How Victorians can work together to respond to coronavirus