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Underbool Press Committee

The Underbool Press will continue operating for this term and people are able to place notices in the press folder at the post office or email the listed typist. We will be emailing out copies and uploading it to the Underbool Website. No printed copies will be distributed. If you have any questions, please contact Helen Gloster or Sonia McVicar.



Di Thornton, Nurse Practitioner, is available by appointment on her usual days – Tuesday in

Underbool and Wednesday in Murrayville.


Telehealth (video) and telephone appointments are available for all your health care practitioners. You are now able to book these appointments online as well as ringing the clinic.

Please make the most of looking after yourselves and others in these extraordinary times!

Appointments can be made by calling 08 8577 8065 or mobile 0448522703 or go to


Pathology – Please contact Glennis Barnes on

5092 1111 to discuss your needs should you have difficulties arranging a visit to a pathology collection outlet in Ouyen or Pinnaroo.


Post Office

In conjunction with Di Thornton (Nurse Practitioner) and Murrayville Pharmacy, scripts can be left with Di  and be filled and returned for collection at the Underbool Post Office the next day (Wednesday).

This will start today (9/6) and we will see how it goes.

$2 donation



Underbool Fire Truck Roster

In the current circumstances and to protect our volunteers we are only permitting one person to take the fire truck out for its weekly run. If you are available and would like to volunteer to do this please contact Sonia McVicar on 0403698377. We greatly appreciate the following members who have agreed to do this.

June 2020

14/6       Ian McVicar

21/6       Volunteer please


Please remember to take your mobile phone with you and sign the attendance sheet.


Pink Lakes Pantry

Please be advised that as of 1st June 2020 there will be a slight price rise to some of our bakery items.

We will definitely try to keep these to a minimum.

Thank you for your understanding.


Community Satisfaction Survey

Residents and ratepayers are invited to provide feedback on the services, facilities and programs Council provides, and to let us know where we can make improvements by completing Council’s annual Community Satisfaction Survey.

The survey is available online at

The survey runs until Friday 10 July.

For more information or to request a hard copy survey call Council on (03) 5018 8100.




The MRCC are currently working on a Playground Strategy to guide how local playgrounds are developed and managed now and into the future. The Strategy will detail playground design, construction, location and amenities, with community input to be vital to its success.


to complete a short survey before Tuesday 30 June.


MRCC - We've reopened some of our facilities

We're thrilled to welcome you back to some of our most popular facilities. Things will be a little different, but the health and safety of visitors and staff is our number one priority.

Mildura Library

Open Monday 1pm - 5pm

Open Tue - Fri 1pm - 6pm

Closed weekends

• Phone (03) 5018 8350

• Email

• Visit


The library is able to mail out books to library users. Please contact the library if you would like this service.

Mildura Arts Centre

Open daily 10am - 4 pm

Cafe Bar open daily 10am - 2pm

*Phone (03) 5018 8330


Mildura Visitor Information & Booking Centre

Open weekdays 9am - 5:30pm

Open Weekends 9am - 5pm

*Phone 1800 039 043



Our Mildura and Ouyen Service Centres continue to be closed until further notice. Council is continuing to operate and provide customer service over the phone and online. You can contact them during business hours

8am - 5pm, Monday to Friday by:

Phone: (03) 5018 8100
After Hours Emergencies: 1800 241 540

For details about changes to our other services and facilities go to


Our Ouyen Service Centre remains closed to the public however we will be open by appointment for a limited number of VicRoads services. If you need to re-register a vehicle, transfer a privately owned registration or purchase a Work Diary please call us on 5018 8600 and we will book a private appointment for you.


We understand this remains a challenging time for many people in our community. This is why we are continuing to offer a number of hardship and relief services to those in need.

Visit for advice on:

• Financial hardship
• Community relief
• Business support
• Changes to Council services

Or contact us on (03) 5018 8100.



Please think carefully before you visit any of our MTHCS facilities. In the interests of protecting our community and staff, we have changed some of the access arrangements.

Please don’t be surprised if you can’t get in the usual door, or we need to “buzz” you in. And if you’re not feeling well, call 1800 675 398 for advice (000 if it’s an emergency,).

The best place for info is the DHHS Coronavirus website at

Local residents are being urged to register their names at medical clinics to receive the flu vaccination this year.


As winter sets in, please remember that if you or anyone in your family has cold or flu like symptoms, such as a runny nose or cough, they should stay at home until well.


Typist next week:            Sonia McVicar