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Underbool Press Committee

The Underbool Press will resume printing at the start of term 3, 15/7. If any school families no longer want a printed copy of the Press each week could you please let me know so I can compile a list for the school.

Helen Gloster  (0428390991)



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.

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), 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

28/6       Col Lockett

  5/7       Scott Brown

12/7       Ricky Lynch

19/7       Garth Aikman

26/7       Philip Aikman

  2/8       Neil Jackson

  9/8       Chris Lynch

16/8        Buzz Wisneske 

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




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.


Underbool Primary School


The parents and friends have decided to run the picture plate fundraiser again this year. A pack has been ordered hopefully it will arrive before end of term.

We have decided to try keep it simple with just the Picture plates $28

Ceramic mug $22

(meaning you could get both for $50 if you like)

If there is anything specific that you really wanted in another product, please let me know.

As it is a fundraiser, we would love for you to offer it to friends and family to maximise support. Maybe the grandparents might like a keep sake for their place. Or Dad might like a special mug for Father’s Day??

If you can let me know what you need, I can arrange for it to be sent home with your children or alternative pick up arrangements. We thought it might be a lovely school holiday project.

Full payment will be required with return before it can be sent off.  Please contact Lee Brown if you have any questions.


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.



Anyone concerned about symptoms (even a minor sniffle or temperature) is being encouraged to get tested for COVID-19. Please be sure to phone ahead to your local medical clinic at Sea Lake, Ouyen and Underbool for advice and make an appointment.

We can't be too careful when it comes to keeping our health and the safety of our communities.

Get tested if you've got any of these symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Chills or sweats
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of sense of smell or taste


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.



Next typist - July 15th:   Helen Gloster