10 August 2020

COVID-19 update: A message from Manningham Council

Thank you to everyone in our Manningham community for your ongoing support of one another and continuing to adapt to the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic presents.

Last week, as the Victorian Government declared a State of Disaster and metropolitan Melbourne moved into stage four restrictions, we know residents, local businesses and community groups have all had to make changes.

COVID-19 information in your language

View a range of translated COVID-19 resources from
the Department of Health and Human Services.

Find out what support is available

As we continue to feel the impact of COVID-19,
find out what support is available during this time.

Annual Budget focuses on community support

At the Council meeting on 28 July, Manningham Council endorsed our 2020/21 Annual Budget.
This year’s budget has a strong focus on community support and relief, cost-effective service delivery
and important local infrastructure projects to meet the needs of our community.

Do you need face masks?

Under the current Stage 4 restrictions, all Victorians must wear a face covering when they leave their home. We have been provided with masks from the State Government to distribute to vulnerable residents of Manningham. Find out how to request a mask.

Next generation employment at Manningham

Local government isn’t often the first choice of employment for young people fresh out of university, but here at Manningham Council we are looking to change that and make sure our workforce is as diverse and inclusive as the community we serve.

Key outcomes from North East Link challenge

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We’ve reached an agreement on the North East Link judicial review which has helped secure positive outcomes for the community. 

Rate payment options and support

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Find out how to pay your rates via direct debit or apply for a payment plan if you are having financial difficulty due to COVID-19.

Be Kind with three simple actions

Make and mask.make a donation. make a call

Support vulnerable members of our community at this time with three simple actions: Make a Mask. Make a Donation. Make a Call.

Victoria Police survey in Manningham

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Help Victoria Police by giving your feedback about community safety and areas for improvement to help them serve the Manningham community.

Parenting Seminar Series adds webinars

family of four

Psychologist and best-selling author Steve Biddulph is hosting three new webinars in August on raising boys, raising girls and the secrets of happy children.

Workout at home with YMCA online

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The team at YMCA have created a new online platform to help you stay physically active, increase your wellbeing and stay engaged with one another.

Have Your Say on Council projects

Visit our online engagement portal to Have Your Say on a range of Council projects and issues that are important to you. Current projects we are seeking feedback on include the Macedon Square Streetscape Upgrade and our draft Governance Rules, which will guide the conduct of Council meetings and decisions.

Your Councillors

Council meetings

Our upcoming Council meeting on Tuesday 25 August 2020, 7.00pm will be a virtual meeting. The Mayor and Councillors will access the meeting via video and audio from their homes. You will be able to watch the meeting live on our Facebook page – although you don’t need a Facebook account to see it. We encourage questions for Council to be provided via email and received by 5.00pm on the Monday before the meeting.

5 September 2020, 7.00pm
Tuesday 13 October 2020, 7.00pm

Find out more

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