Despite the lockdown restrictions in place, your bins will still be collected, and we're still able to answer your calls. Stay safe, stay home and if you go out for any of the 6 reasons, remember your mask.
There are many alternative home activities you can do to keep in contact with friends and family, and to remain in active contact with the world.
If you require help setting up devices, Lively offers a free service for seniors that employs young people to help older people stay connected and live well.
Get help with your technology
Follow Olympic Leisure and Ivanhoe Aquatic on Facebook for daily exercise videos and healthy activities.
Our community libraries may be temporarily closed to the public, but online lending services remain and educational programs for members are still active.
Visit the Yarra Plenty Regional eLibrary and get browsing.
The Australian Government is running the Be Connected program that facilitates online learning.
If you provide some basic information on your interests, a free learning program will be developed for you. It's very easy to use.
Seniors Online provides a daily dose of games, including crossword, sudoku, trivia, word search and puzzles.
They are updated every day, and you can return for more challenges to test your brain.
Explore current exhibitions and the National Gallery Victoria's extensive archive on their virtual channel.
Follow the gallery on social media with #NGVEveryDay for updates and daily inspiration.
The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra continues to perform and to share great music online.
Watch performances of Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Stravinsky and more.
The free Nextdoor site is a way to stay informed about what’s going on in your neighbourhood, saying hello and sharing community information.