It is Safe to Return for people who left due to the bushfire at Bayindeen-Rocky-Road. The fire is under control but there may still be some localised fire activity and smoke. Aircraft, heavy machinery, and firefighters will still be active. For more information and updates use the VicEmergency App or visit the link below.
You can watch a recording of the community meetings held on Friday 1 March in Beaufort on Council's Facebook page (link below) or YouTube Channel (youtube.com/Pyreneessc).
Pyrenees Shire Facebook page
Council offices and facilities are open for business however some services have been impacted by the fire emergency. For more information on this and other Council services, please visit the link below.
Council services and community info - rolling updates
A confidential and free needle disposal service is available through our Environmental Health Department.
A free sharps container can be collected from the Beaufort Shire Office or Avoca Information Centre.
If you find a needle you can call the Victorian Syringe Disposal Helpline on 1800 552 355.
If you require Council to safely dispose of a found needle please provide a precise location to (03) 5349 1100.
Please follow the steps in the Department of Health's publication Safe retrieval & disposal of needles and syringes(PDF, 20KB) very carefully if you decide to remove it yourself.