Ararat Rural City Council - COVID-19 Response
This page was last updated Thursday, 9 December 2021.
The East Grampians Health Service offer a COVID-19 swab testing clinic. Anyone with any symptoms, no matter how mild, please come forward to get tested.
People wishing to have a COVID-19 swab test MUST call to book an appointment on 5352 9532. The EGHS swab testing clinic is open seven days a week.
Before booking an appointment, people are encouraged to preregister to save time at the clinic. Please complete the registration by following https://testtracker.covid19.dhhs.vic.gov.au/citizen-prefill
For East Grampians Health Service, Elmhurst Bushing Nursing Centre, Lake Bolac Bush Nursing Centre, and Willaura Healthcare call (03) 5352 9363
Ararat Medical Center, Ph: (03) 5352 2311
Tristar Medical Group Ararat, Ph: (03) 5352 1555
Facilitating business to business relationships
Business advice on how to reopen safely
Assist with lodging applications for permits, such as outdoor dining and liquor licencing
Costs of permits and liquor licencing will be waivered during this time, and we are working to help this transition be as smooth as possible for all local businesses.
Phillippa Cairns on 5355 0241 or email@example.com
Tim McDougall on 5355 0264 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CHANGES IN SERVICES
An exception to this rule is the Customer Service desk at the Municipal Offices, which can be accessed by any person during opening hours in line with the Open Premises Directions.
HOW TO GET IN TOUCH WITH COUNCIL
Visit our customer service centre on 59 Vincent Street or you can connect with us through:
Call 5355 0200 to speak to one of our customer service staff.
Council's Economic Development team is dedicated to working closely with businesses to cushion the blow in these difficult times and assist businesses to navigate the options available to them. #Stongertogether
For information links to access advice regarding funding and health advice for businesses of all sizes, please click here