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Members will have seen yesterdays announcement regarding the Stage 3 restrictions being extended for a further month. So unfortunately unless the criteria changes, golf still remains under these restrictions. Below is the announcement from the Victorian Government. 11am, 12 April 2020 The State of Emergency declared last month has been extended until midnight 11 May 2020 to continue the measures designed to ‘flatten the curve’ of coronavirus and give our health system the best chance of managing the virus. The State of Emergency was originally...

Dear Members, I hope everybody is staying safe and well leading into Easter. Unfortunately we aren't much clearer on the future of golf in Victoria since our last email. We have been in constant communications with Chris Crabbe our Golf Victoria representative regarding Golf Australia and the Victorian government's directives. As Members are probably aware, nothing has changed at this stage, as it is still a week by week proposition. However all hasn't been lost in this time. Members may have seen on Facebook that...

Tuesday 31/03/2020 Dear Members, Today the Committee of Management met and discussed the following key issues. Employees The club has registered for the Governments Job Keeper allowance for our eligible employees. This means we hopefully will be able to retain all staff whilst still maintaining the course. If members need to contact the office, phone messages and emails will be checked daily. Memberships The C.O.M. is working through the financial challenges we face both as a Club and industry and as such, no decisions have been made...

It saddens us to announce that the Warrnambool Golf Club is closed effective immediately. This follows directives from the Victorian DHHS and subsequently Golf Australia. This directive states that we will be closed until at least April 14th. Apologies for the late notice but this information has only recently come to hand. We will keep members informed via our email group as more information becomes available.. W.G.C. President Paul Blain On behalf of the Committee of Management...

Dear Members, On behalf of myself and the C.O.M, I would like thank all members, not only for all the well wishes the Club has received, but on how well everyone has embraced our new safety protocols during these unusual times. Today we held another specially called Committee of Management meeting. We discussed at length how we could be fiscally responsible to our members, whilst still caring for our staff and the course. We no longer have revenue from green fees or the bar, with competition fees being our only source...