Council facilities and services reopening with eased restrictions

Published on 10 September 2021

With the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in regional Victoria from 11.59pm, Thursday 9 September, select Council facilities and services will reopen following the 1 person per 4 square metre density limit.

Services and facilities reopening include:

  • Libraries and toy libraries
  • Visitor Information Centres
  • Customer Service Centres
  • Early learning centres, kindergarten, childcare, family day care
  • Outdoor playgrounds, communal gym equipment and skate parks
  • Arts and culture events. Please check upcoming shows and exhibitions for event specific details.
  • Hanging Rock will be open with restrictions on numbers in line with guidance from the Victorian Government
  • Maternal and Child Health services
  • Community Care will move to resume service in line with Victorian and Australian Government advice

At this time, indoor aquatics and leisure facilities will remain closed in line with Victorian Government restrictions.

View a detailed table on activities restricted across Victoria  

The following advice remains for the State of Victoria:

  • If you can work from home, continue to do so.
  • Masks must be worn when indoors and outdoors, except in your home.
  • Public group gatherings can happen with a maximum of 10 people.
  • Private gatherings are not permitted, except intimate partner visits / single person bubble buddies

Macedon Ranges Shire Council’s COVID-19 Recovery Operations Centre was set up last year and continues to respond to community requests for help and information. For local information and support, please contact Customer Service on (03) 5422 0333 or email

For more information on COVID-19, visit: