A long meeting by Zoom for MVCC. Notably, the motion re Neighbourhood Plans was lost,. The application for St Columba’s was passed on the casting vote of the Mayor.
Moonee Valley councillors have expressed concern about cuts to library services in a budget constrained by COVID-19 and the rate capping imposed by the state government.
Moonee Valley Council will consider the 2020/21 draft budget tonight. The report notes that MVCC faces a “deteriorating financial sustainability position in the longer term”.
There are sure to be researchers quick off the mark investigating and documenting the international experiences of schooling during the phase of universal remote learning brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. There’s much to learn about what’s worked, and what hasn’t, from all perspectives.
Will dogs be allowed off-lead again soon in Moonee Valley?
As there’s no Moonee Valley Council meeting this week (cancelled with no clear explanation) I thought it might be worth writing about Australia’s COVID-19 tracing app.
Moonee Valley Council has voted to provide $5 million of support for businesses, community groups and the wider community impacted by COVID-19.
Other closures announced March 25:
Non-urgent elective surgery
Maternal and Child Health Care Centres
Prime Minister Morrison made further announcements on Tuesday evening regarding closures to apply from 11:59pm Wednesday 25 March.
This list is from his media release. It is the most comprehensive list available.
The Victorian Government has ordered certain businesses to close until 13 April: here is their order.