City Services Update #11: Phase Three

Published: Friday, 5 June 2020 at 9:00:00 AM

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise there will be various updates to City services and infrastructure from Saturday 6 June as part of the government’s phase three restrictions.

Playgrounds and skate parks:

-Will re-open on Saturday 6 June.

-Community members are reminded to be patient while City staff remove signage and other materials from each site, and to not remove it themselves.

-All playgrounds and skate parks remain closed until Saturday 6 June.

 

Geraldton Regional Library:

-Remains open with an increased capacity of up to 100 people and full borrowing privileges to be reinstated.

-Visits to the library are to be kept to two hours.

-There are limited public computers available with bookings strictly monitored.

-The Marine Terrace entrance has also re-opened.

-Reduced opening hours remain in place. Check out the Library website for full details.

 

QEII Seniors and Community Centre:

-A number of programs have been reinstated however informal visits are not permitted.

-Seniors must book to attend programs and activities.

-Contact the QEII Centre on 9956 6636 to book.

 

Aquarena:

-The Aquarena remains open with an increased capacity of up to 100 people.

-The leisure, 25m and hydro pools are available at all allocated times.

- Change room facilities are all open.

-Visits to the facility are to be kept to two hours.

-Bookings are only essential for the hydro pool and can be made by contacting the Aquarena on 9956 6906.

-Reduced opening hours remain in place. Check out the Aquarena website for full details.

 

Geraldton Regional Art Gallery

-Remains closed at this time however is planned to re-open in August with the commencement of the 2020/21 Exhibition Programme.

 

Queens Park Theatre:

-Remains closed and will aim to re-open with further easing of restrictions.

 

Geraldton Visitor Centre:

-Will be open at reduced hours until its co-location at the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery.

-Head to the City’s website for updated opening hours.

 

Mullewa Facilities:

-The Mullewa Library is open with full borrowing privileges reinstated, however public computers are not available.

-The Mullewa Swimming Pool remains closed.

-All public toilets in Mullewa are open.

-Mullewa Youth Centre is open with reduced hours.

Community Halls:

-Re-opening of community halls will sit with individual associations.

 

Sporting Ovals:

-Bookings can be submitted through the Ground Management Committee for City approval.

 

Event applications can be submitted to the City, but they must be within the guidelines and restrictions from authorities.

The Museum of Geraldton will also re-open this weekend, Saturday 6 June.

Community members are reminded to be patient in order for staff to ensure health and safety measures. 

Please note there will be measures in place at facilities to ensure there is only 100 people at the facility at one time.

There will also be increased cleaning and hygiene measures in place. 

The City’s Health Officers and Town Planning team will work with cafes, pubs, restaurants, and beauty salons and spas, to provide necessary assistance regarding the phase three restrictions around social distancing requirements and general advice for their readiness to re-open.

Further information for entertainment, hospitality and food businesses can be found at the state’s website on the Phase 3 – easing restriction FAQs.

All updates and information are being released in a timely manner as more decisions are made about facilities and services, and there will be updates on the City’s website and social media channels.

All changes to City facilities and programming can be found here.

For information on changes to regional travel restrictions, head to the state government website.  

Community health and safety has always been, and remains, a top priority for the City of Greater Geraldton as the current health crisis continues to be monitored closely and the situation changes rapidly.

Community members are reminded they can still contact the City through phone on (08)9956 6600 or email council@cgg.wa.gov.au

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