Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The health of the City's employees, volunteers and Greater Geelong community is our top priority.

The City's response to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) is being guided by the latest advice from Commonwealth and State authorities.

Information and advice

The Department of Health and Human Services is working with Commonwealth and international agencies to respond to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). 

The best place for up-to-date advice and resources relevant to Victoria is or the 24 hour hotline 1800 675 398. 

Latest restrictions

The Victorian Government has announced that Stage 3 'Stay at Home' restrictions will be reinstated across metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire, effective from 9 July. Details can be viewed at

Restrictions for Greater Geelong remain unchanged. Details can be viewed at

The National Cabinet has released a national three step plan to relax restrictions. The latest update on the national measures can be viewed at



Frequently asked questions

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Tell us about your experience of the pandemic

We know this is a very challenging time for everybody in our community.

We want to understand how the pandemic has impacted people across our community so we know the type of support which is most helpful for you. Your insights will help us in planning and refining our ongoing response efforts. We know that successful recoveries are community-led - you know your needs better than anyone.

While we provide some direct services, we can also help connect you to other organisations that can help across many different areas.

Please get in touch and tell us about your experience and what you need most. If there is an existing support available, we will connect you. If you identify a gap in the service system, it will help us in our response planning. We want to try and ensure everyone in our community has the help and support that they need.

You can provide feedback by email on [email protected] or by phone on 5272 5272. We look forward to hearing from you.

Page last updated: Thursday, 9 July 2020