Changes to Council services due to COVID-19

Visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Victoria website for all the latest COVID-19 information including:

  • Travel permits and restrictions
  • Mask regulations
  • Exposure sites
  • Symptoms and testing
  • Gathering limits

To find out where to get tested, visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Victoria testing locations page.

Remember, there are local testing sites at:

  • Pakenham
  • Koo Wee Rup
  • Emerald

COVID-19 information is available in other languages. Call 131 450 and ask for the coronavirus hotline or visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Victoria translated information page.

James Bathe Pavilion
Sunday 18 July, 3.30 -4.30pm CANCELLED  

  • All Casey Cardinia Libraries (including the Cardinia Mobile Library) will be closed from Wednesday 21 July 2021 – Tuesday 27 July 11.59pm in line with government advice
  • ‘Click and Collect’ is available Monday – Friday, 10am to 4pm, and on Saturdays at most libraries (check website for details). No need to book. As soon as you get notification that your items are at your nominated library you can head to the library and collect them, BYO mask
  • ‘Click and Collect’ Saturday hours are: Doveton: 9-12pm, Emerald, 10am-2:30pm and 10am -4 pm all other libraries
  • ‘Click and Collect’ is available on the Cardinia Mobile (CMO) Library which is running an altered route which can be found here (Please note the CMO will not run Saturday 24 July)
  • FREE HOME DELIVERY IS BACK, log into your account via our website and follow the prompts

What we will continue to offer the community:

  • Digital Library is open 24/7 you can download books, kids entertainment stream music and more!
  • Library@Home, stacks of videos to keep adults and kids entertained
  • Phones are ON, call Customer Care on 1800 577 548
    (Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm, Saturday 10am - 4pm)
  • Casey Cardinia Libraries App is open 24/7 and all accessible at your fingertips, download it now 


  • Centre visits only (no groups or home visits)
  • To book an appointment or make an enquiry call 5943 4250 between 9am and 4pm weekdays. 

Our online help hub is your one-stop-shop for finding information on topics including:

  • directory of local relief service providers
  • information on our Community and Business Support Package
  • government assistance for individuals, households and businesses
  • current situation status, case numbers and restrictions
  • symptoms and how to keep yourself healthy and slow the spread of the virus
  • what to do if you suspect you have COVID-19, or are diagnosed with it
  • family violence support
  • looking after your mental health.

Visit the online help hub

Parks, nature reserves, playgrounds,  skate parks, BMX tracks, BBQs are all open

Mt Cannibal Fauna and Flora Reserve is open. 

  • The park is operating with a one-way only walking track to allow for physical distancing.
  • The public toilets are open.
  • Visitors to the park must follow the instructions on all signs at the reserve.
  • We are working with Victoria Police to monitor use of the park to ensure restrictions are followed.

Emerald Lake Park is open. 

Deep Creek Reserve is open. 

Deep Creek Reserve golf course and complex is closed.

Deep Creek Nursery is closed. 

Kindergartens are open. 

To register your child for kindergarten, please use our online registration portal

  • Youth Services and youth facilities including My Place are closed.
  • Young people can continue to get support from our Youth Services team over the phone. Contact the team during business hours (9.00am to 5pm) on 1800 496 884 or 

  • Access our Youth Services Directory for useful resources and information. 

Cardinia Life Leisure Centre, Pakenham - closed

Cardinia Life website

Pakenham Regional Tennis Centre - closed

Pakenham Regional Tennis Centre website

Integrated children’s centres - open for kindergarten and immunisation services.

Cardinia Cultural Centre - closed

  • Vista Café is open for takeaway service.
  • Please check the CCC website for comprehensive information on services and events.
  • For meeting and event enquiries please contact the centre by calling 1300 887 624 or emailing

Council meetings and Town Planning Committee meetings will be held online due to current COVID-19 restrictions.

You can watch Council meetings and Town Planning Committee meetings via live-to-air via webcast.

View Council meeting dates and times

  • Bin collections run as normal.
  • The community bus is not available for hire.