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Covid-19 Council Services

Changes to Council Services from 11.59pm on Wednesday 16 September:

  • Playgrounds - re-opening with social distancing in place
  • Skate Parks - re-opening
  • Community spaces, including Mitchell Avenue Pump Track - re-opening
  • Intermezzo Cafe at Wangaratta Performing Arts and Convention Centre - re-opening for inside and outdoor dining
  • Visitor Information Centre - re-opening from 24 September for limited hours - Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 10-3. All other times, phone 1800 801 065
  • Wangaratta Library - Reopened with changes to hours find out more at Click and collect to remain available.

Services remaining closed, with re-opening dates to be confirmed pending timing of the Victorian Government's Coronavirus Roadmap to Re-opening:

  • Wangaratta Art Gallery - Closed. Virtual tours are still available from their website. Please follow via the Gallery's Facebook page for news from Gallery staff.
  • Wangaratta Performing Arts and Convention Centre - closed. 
  • Wangaratta Sports and Aquatic Centre (WISAC) closed.
  • Community Halls and sporting grounds are closed. Information for hall committees click here

Council services still operating with Covid-safe protocals in place:

  • Wangaratta Government Centre remains open but we are actively discouraging members of the public from attending in person. If you have an enquiry or need to make a payment please go online or call us.  
  • Council Meetings are continuing, but we are actively discouraging in person attendance. Watch online instead. 
  • Your bins will continue to be collected, transfer stations and Landfill remain open. 
  • Wangaratta Children’s Services Centre’s Long Day Care, Kindergarten and Family Day Care remain open. 
  • Wangaratta Aged and Disability Care continue to provide home care and packaged care, with some changes to client interactions. 
  • Capital works and all field services are continuing. 
  • The Planning Department is Still Open However the Planning Counter is Closed. Contacting the Planning Department is to be via phone and email only. If phoning the Planning Department, please do so between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday. Please note that an Officer may not be able to assist straight away. All applications need to lodged via email (can use Dropbox). Payments are to be made online.

Council is acting on the advice currently provided by the State Government.

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