Lockdown impact on Council events

Published on 28 May 2021


The Victorian Government’s seven-day ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown will impact planned Council events over the coming week. Below is a round-up of events, performances, community engagement sessions and exhibitions that have been affected to date.


Roving Performance
The Roving Performance in Eltham as part of our Arts and Culture Strategy consultation on Saturday 29 May has been cancelled.


Art Bus Tour
The Art Bus Tour on Saturday 5 June will be postponed. All ticket holders will be contacted with next steps shortly.

Celebrating the Platypus in the Diamond Creek
The ‘Celebrating the Platypus in the Diamond Creek’ event on Sunday 30 May at Edendale Community Environment Farm has been rescheduled for Saturday 4 September. Further details will be available on Council’s and Edendale’s social media pages, and at https://nillumbik.vic.gov.au/platypus 

Domestic Animal Management Plan (DAMP) pop-up consultation
Planned to take place on Tuesday 1 June at Eltham Lower Park, this pop-up has been rescheduled to the same location on Tuesday 15 June from 2.30pm-5.30pm. To have your say online, visit our Participate website: https://participate.nillumbik.vic.gov.au/damp

Friends of Edendale community planting day
Planned as part of the ‘Celebrating the platypus in the Diamond Creek’ event on Sunday 30 May, the community planting for platypus will also be postponed.

'Meet and greet' with local deer controllers and businesses
This event, which was due to take place at the Hurstbridge Community Hub on Sunday 30 May, will be rescheduled soon.

Nillumbik ‘Unmuted’ Business Breakfast
The Nillumbik ‘Unmuted’ Business Breakfast in Yarrambat scheduled for Wednesday 2 June has been postponed. A new date is yet to be confirmed.

Wiser Driver program
The upcoming Wiser Driver program, which was due to hold its first session on Monday 31 May, is postponed until further notice. Registered attendees will be contacted.


Lisa May and Emine Charlwood exhibitions
These exhibitions at the Eltham Library Community Gallery are closed until at least 4 June. The exhibitions will reopen in line with DHHS requirements.

The Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art
This exhibition at Montsalvat is closed until at least 4 June. The exhibition will reopen in line with DHHS requirements.



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