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What’s On Calendar from 03 / 08 / 20

Stage 3 restrictions return... A State of Disaster has been declared for Victoria. Regional Victoria, including Central Goldfields Shire, will return today Stage Three restrictions from 11.59pm on Wednesday 5th August.

This means you must stay home and there are only four reasons to be out: Shopping for food and supplies, Exercise, Care and Caregiving, and Work and education – if you can’t do it from home.

Face masks: Wearing a mask or face covering is now mandatory in Victoria when leaving your home. A $200 penalty will apply.

Some local clubs, cafes, pubs and restaurants might remain open, but most will return to take away only.

The message is still.... stay Home if you can, if not Stay Safe, Wear a mask, Practice Social Distancing and Good Hygiene, and get tested if you feel crook.

Maryborough District Health Service has a Fever Clinic at the Wellness Centre in Clarendon Street – by appointment only.... Phone 5461 0362. The Coronavirus Hotline is 1800 675 398. Save 000 for emergencies.

The community hub, including the offices of Goldfields FM, continues to be closed for public access. We are working on reopening sometime in the future, but for now you still need to contact Goldfields FM by phone on 5461 3570, or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

As your local community radio station we will continue to be on air 24 hours a day to assist us all to get through this crisis.

Central Goldfields Shire is continuing to make changes to services – Although most face to face contact is still not available, the Customer Service will be open from 9.00am to 4.00pm on weekdays, but you can still call 5461 0610 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Check the Central Goldfields Shire Council website for the latest local COVID-19 information including how to access Shire services. We will catch up with Noel Harvey every Wednesday for an update.

All Local Markets cancelled. Op shops might remain open, most from 10.00am to 4.00pm weekdays. The Salvation Army is still providing crisis assistance at Wills Street and for Vinnies assistance phone 54611074.

All Community sport is now cancelled, although some gyms may remain open, but bookings are essential.

Maryborough Men's Shed - Closed. Maryborough & District Garden Club in recess. Probus Clubs in recess. All local dances cancelled.

Stay at home wherever possible, otherwise stay safe. Remember to wear a mask when you are out and about. Practice good hygiene & social distancing, but with a smile or a thumbs up or a virtual hug, or a smiley face. Be Kind to yourself and others, and support all our local businesses.

If you would like information about your group’s activities broadcast to our listening audience give us a call on 54613570, or e-mail us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , so you can be included in our What’s On Calendar of events.



Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2020 13:02