Greater Bendigo service updates and Coronavirus (COVID-19) information
Restrictions from 11:59pm July 15
The State Government has announced Victoria will go into lockdown from midnight tonight until 11.59pm Tuesday July 20.
The City’s Customer Service Centres and Visitor Information Centres in Bendigo and Heathcote will close, along with Bendigo Art Gallery, The Capital and Ulumbarra theatres, Peter Krenz Centre, Gurri Wanyarra Wellbeing Centre and Bendigo East Swimming Pool. Despite lockdown starting at midnight, the Awaken experience in Rosalind Park has also been cancelled for tonight and will close early (it was due to finish on Saturday).
For more information on the latest restrictions, please visit the Department of Health and Human Services.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) information
For information on Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website.
If you suspect you may have the coronavirus disease you can call the dedicated hotline, 1800 675 398, which is open 24 hours, 7 days. Please keep Triple Zero (000) for emergencies only.
If you are travelling from overseas and do not have health insurance or are not eligible for Medicare, Victorian hospitals are waiving the cost of health care related to COVID-19 so as people seek treatment. This includes waiving payment and debt recovery procedures for ambulance transfers for people suspected to have COVID-19.
If you or anyone you know needs help:
- Lifeline on 13 11 14
- beyondblue on 1300 224 636
- MensLine Australia on 1300 789 978
- Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800
- Headspace on 1800 650 890
- QLife on 1800 184 527
The Beyond Blue website also features a range of helpful resources.
A 24-hour statewide Safe Steps family violence crisis response line is also available on 1800 015 188.