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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Our Commitment to Your Safety and Wellbeing

The safety, health and wellbeing of our local community is our top priority. The spread of COVID-19 across communities will naturally have an impact on everyone. We are committed to making informed and objective decisions regarding City services, facilities and events based on the latest information available from the Department of Health’s COVID-19 Alerts.

Please use these resources below and refer frequently to the latest news to keep informed about what is happening in your community. This page will be updated regularly with new developments and advice.




We've launched the BeConnectedBelmont COVID-19 resource hub for our community members during COVID-19.

On these pages you will find a range of information, activities, and resources designed to keep you up-to-date with your local area, as well as opportunities to provide feedback to the City.
 
Find out about community. business, library, health and wellbeing, safety, support services and volunteering. The City wants to support our local businesses during these tough times - and you can too!


The City has established the Belmont Community Care Hotline for residents and businesses seeking assistance or support during COVID-19. Our supportive team are available to connect you with wide range of Council and local support services, if and when you need us. The hotline is available on 9477 7148 or community.care@belmont.wa.gov.au 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday.


LATEST NEWS


Civic Centre resumes normal operating hours

The City’s Civic Centre resumed normal operating hours from Monday 29 June 2020. Visit us between 8:30am-4:45pm Monday-Friday.

To ensure that we can deliver services as safely as possible to protect our community:
  • Limits of 14 patrons at a time in the customer service area.
  • Strict physical distancing and hygiene measures will be in place.
Justice of the Peace service will resume Monday 3 August 2020. From this date, the Justice of the Peace service will be available every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11am to 1pm.

Our helpful customer service staff are also contactable on 9477 7222 or via belmont@belmont.com.au. 


Council Meetings

Due to the introduction of the revised 2 square metre per person capacity rule for venues as part of Phase 3 of the COVID-19 Roadmap in Western Australia, with effect from 16 June 2020 Agenda Briefing Forums and Ordinary Council Meetings will be open to the public.  Physical distancing and hygiene measures will be in place with occupancy limits applied for the capacity of the Council Chamber.

The City of Belmont Ordinary Council Meetings are public meetings and are audio recorded.  The recordings are available on the City's website at the time of publication of the Minutes.  For more information click here.


COVID-19 Financial Support

The City of Belmont unanimously voted, at its first electronic Ordinary Council meeting on 28 April, in support of a zero per cent increase in rate revenue for the 2020-2021 financial year.

Councillors also voted in favour of a raft of additional financial assistance measures aimed at alleviating some of the financial burden being faced by residents, business and clubs in light of COVID-19, many of which will take effect immediately.

“COVID-19 is potentially the biggest challenge our City has faced in most of our lifetimes and we want the people of Belmont to know that we are endeavouring to help and do whatever we can to assist the community,” Mayor Marks said.

Click here to read more.


 
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