Emrgency Relief Centre Update

Posted on 5 January 2020

Type: Announcement


The Emergency Relief Centre at Kernot Hall Morwell will close at 8 pm, tonight Sunday 5 January before reopening at 8 am tomorrow.

The relief centre has processed over 60 individuals in the past two days. The majority of support provided by Council staff, emergency services and service providers has been limited to registering people with Red Cross to ensure that they are eligible for payments from Department of Health and Human Services.

The centre has not been required to accommodate any individuals overnight.

As such the decision has been made to close the centre at 8 pm this evening before resuming operations at 8 am tomorrow.

Emergency Relief Centre, Kernot Hall, Princes Drive and Monash Way, Morwell.

Resuming operation 8 am, Monday 6 January.