Facility Reopenings – Phase Two Easing of Restrictions

Facility Reopenings – Phase Two Easing of Restrictions
May 13, 2020 stephanie

With restrictions easing Murray is beginning to reboot, but it is as important as ever before that we remain vigilant by adhering to social distancing guidelines and practising good hygiene. We can further bolster our efforts, protecting our ourselves, friends, family members and community by downloading the COVIDSafe app, www.covidsafe.gov.au/

In line with government advice and guidelines, a number of facilities will reopen with the Shire of Murray Administration Office the first to open its doors on Wednesday 13 May, resuming its usual hours of Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.

By Monday 18 May, a full administration staff will have returned to the work place, following many commencing work from home arrangements upon the imposition of earlier restrictions.

Murray Library will reopen from Monday 18 May, allowing up to 20 patrons in the facility at a time.

Community halls including the Pinjarra Civic Centre will also reopen from Monday. Bookings and enquiries can be directed to the Shire’s Place and Community team on 08 9531 7777 or mailbag@murray.wa.gov.au.

The Dwellingup History and Visitor Information Centre operating out of the Dwellingup Community Hall, will recommence in-person servicing form Monday 18 May and the Pinjarra 24 Hour Free Stay Area will also reopen.

Discussions regarding Murray Aquatic and Leisure Centre services are underway. Advice will be provided to Centre users toward the end of the week.

The following facilities will remain closed:

  • Public playgrounds
  • Pinjarra and Dwellingup skate parks
  • Dwellingup pump track
  • Public outdoor exercise equipment
  • Edenvale Homestead and Tea Rooms
  • Pinjarra Visitor Information Point
  • The Court House

As local businesses recommence operations and navigate current restrictions and guidelines, we are moving more into the space of actively and safely inviting visitors back to the district.

The Shire of Murray continues to monitor the situation and adapt its response in line with Australian and State government advice.

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