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Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email this link12 May 2020Our city with a village heart has seen a whopping 4 tonnes of food distributed to local people in need, over the past few weeks.In response to COVID-19, the City registered with Second Bite to redistribute surplus food from across the retail network to 14 local emergency relief providers.Our Seniors Centre is being used as a distribution point and our staff have loved helping providers to get fresh food and supplies out to those impacted by COVID-19. Plus an additional 500kg of carrots and 13kg of tomatoes went to the animals at Peel Zoo.
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The Australian Government have released an app to help slow down the spread of COVID-19.
The COVIDSafe app speeds up contacting people exposed to coronavirus and helps support and protect you, your family and friends.
Find out more information at the Department of Health website.
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The City of Mandurah acknowledges the challenges our local businesses are facing at this time and have invested in a course to help businesses respond to the changing conditions.
The City is offering local businesses this online crisis management course for FREE. If you are looking for simple and effective solutions that you can execute quickly at low to no cost, we encourage you to join now.
This course is designed to give your business a plan on how to survive and thrive during this crisis. It also explains what you must do right now to ensure a quick recovery once this is all over.
This is a 6 - 12 module online training course, with multiple lessons within each module. It features video lessons and live online training events with access to valuable resources.
To find out more about how the City is supporting local businesses visit www.mandurah.wa.gov.au/covidbusiness
Stay strong, be resilient – we will get through this together!
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The City of Mandurah is working with a range of providers who offer emergency assistance, relief or support for those affected by coronavirus in our area.
For information on the Federal Government’s financial assistance services and payments, visit Services Australia. and for information on a range of immediate emergency assistance or support measures available, visit the Department for Social Services.
For local information, you can access the DSS Grant Services directory or visit erconnect.org.au where you can search for a range of emergency relief services within in 5 kms of where you are located.
Download the Mandurah Emergency Assistance and Support information for a list of local organisations and services contacts including food relief, financial counselling and emergency accommodation, amongst other services.
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Kudos to everyone who is staying home & keeping our community safe!
To continue to help stop the spread of COVID-19, White Hills & Tim’s Thicket beaches will once again be CLOSED TO VEHICLES over the upcoming ANZAC Day long weekend.
Beaches are still accessible by foot, however, we remind you to take responsibility by following the public gathering & social distancing measures still in place by the State Govt.
We would like to restate our message for people to stay home & keep our community safe over the holiday period.
We look forward to welcoming you back to our beautiful city once this is all over!
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At a loose end for things to do? Try our iso-bingo!
How do you decide... eeny meeny, roll a dice, draw the lucky straw?
However you choose to stay safe, stay home - let us know how you connect with others & have fun!
Download the Mandurah Iso-Bingo Card
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In response to COVID-19, our team have started checking in on targeted members of our community & connecting them with local support services.
Seniors may receive an email asking them to register if they need assistance or they may be called directly to see how they are coping.
There has never been a more important time for our community to stick together.
For more information download Mandurah Community Welfare Checks.
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Vehicle access to popular 4WD beaches, Tims Thicket & Whitehills is CLOSED over the Easter holiday to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Beaches are still accessible by foot, however, we remind you to please take responsibility & follow the public gathering restrictions & social distancing guidelines as advised by the State Government.
We’re discouraging people from coming to Mandurah over the holiday period & ask visitors to STAY HOME, STAY SAFE & KEEP OUR COMMUNITY SAFE!
We look forward to welcoming visitors to our beautiful Mandurah once this is all over.
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With the Easter holidays just days away, Mayor Rhys Williams is reminding holidaymakers and visitors that now is not the time to visit Mandurah.
“Mandurah is such a special place not only to the people who live here, but thousands of visitors and holidaymakers across the state and country - but right now, we need you to stay away so that we can keep our community healthy. Given the age demographics we have in Mandurah and Peel, we have significant concerns about the impacts of having increased visitors in our area, especially over Easter.”
To find out more take a look at the full release.
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Our award-winning Mandurah Bridge has gone green, as have many significant WA landmarks, to say thanks to our healthcare workers!
Green is the international colour of health - so we're paying tribute to our hardworking healthcare staff.
Thank you to all of our local healthcare workers.
They are on the frontline of our COVID-19 response but they also help keep our community healthy every year.
Please help them as they help us; practice social distance, wash your hands and stay home during these extraordinary times.