Beating the Bug

By Yarrawonga Chronicle

With many closures and changes to business operations in Yarrawonga Mulwala and beyond, many local businesses have adapted to the changes as part of the covid-19 affects.

These are subject to change.

  Hard Luck Coffee Co

  Hard Luck will still be open but will only be serving takeaway through the shop window.

  Only card is accepted and no keep cups.

  Publicans Daughter Cafe

  Publican’s Daughter will be offering takeaway through their takeaway window.

  Cash and card are accepted.

  The Naked Tree Café and Restaurant

  Naked Tree is offering take away breakfast, lunch and dinner by phoning through an order.

  Lake Mulwala Bakery

  Lake Mulwala Bakery will be open offering takeaway only with reduced open hours from 5.30am – 2pm.

        South of the Border Eatery

        South of the Border will be open for take away with reduced hours. Cash and card are accepted.

        Crusty Loaf Bakery

        Crusty Loaf will be open for take away only with social distancing in place as well as gloves being worn by staff, sanitizing after every customer and disinfecting of all surfaces a number of                      times a day. 

        Hours of operation are unknown.

        Belle’s Café

        Belle’s Café will be open for take away only through their takeaway window. Cash and card accepted and extra sanitizing is taking place.    

        Thyme For Coffee Cafe

        Thyme for Coffee will be open for take away only. 8am open time but closing time may vary.

        Yarrawonga Bakery

        Yarrawonga Bakery are open for takeaways only, with extra hygiene measures being exercised.

        Brereton’s Bakery

        Brereton’s are open for takeaway only. Hygiene measures are in place with further measures not yet known.

        Eftpos is preferred rather than cash but both accepted.

       Athenaeum Yarrawonga

       Athenaeum will be providing take away and delivery only.

       Terminus Hotel

       Accommodation will still be open as well as El Toro doing take away and delivery Mexican and pub classic meals.

       There will be easy to follow signage on how to access take away.

       Burkes Hotel Motel

       Burkes Hotel Motel will still offer accommodation with the pub/bistro closed.

       Royal Mail Mulwala

       The Royal Mail Mulwala have a new takeaway menu with pick up or home delivery available.    

       Lake Mulwala Hotel

       Takeaway food and beverage will be at the motel entrance.

       Lake Mulwala Hotel will be fine tuning their business model in coming days to keep business going with food and beverage, delivery service and accommodation.

       Yarrawonga Noodle House

       Yarrawonga Noodle House are open for take away only. Extra hygiene measures are being exercised.

Nagles Off the Hook Butchery

Nagles Off the Hook Butchery will still be running business as usual with social distancing required and extra hygiene measures put into place.

Cash and card are still accepted forms of payment.

Hicks Butchery

Hicks Butchery will be running business as usual with social distancing required and extra hygiene measures put into place.

Cash and card are still accepted forms of payment.

Mulwala Water Ski Club

Mulwala Water Ski Club, Golden Inn Chinese Restaurant and Mulwala Water Ski Club Ski Pro Shop have been directed to close and will remain closed until further notice.

Papalia’s Lakeside Restaurant will continue to offer takeaway and delivery and Ski Club Holiday Park is currently operating as normal at this stage.

Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort

The Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort Clubhouse operations including bar, bistro, movie theatre, function rooms and gaming area have been officially closed.

YMGCR are fortunate to note that current guidelines do allow the golf course and Pro Shop to remain open to the public for the time being.

With increased monitoring of group sizes and cart occupancy, and small modifications to on-course services.


ClubMulwala will be closed until further notice. A statement issued by the club reads:

“We thank you all for your support, and look forward to seeing you all again as soon as the forced closure issue has been lifted by the state government.
“We hope you all stay safe and healthy over this period, and rest assured that we will be back bigger and better than ever as soon as we can.”

Yarrawonga Medical Clinic

Yarrawonga Medical Clinic remains open and is here to help during the pandemic.

You can help by flowing a few guidelines including: answer questions asked by the clinic honestly and ring rather than popping in, cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or cough or sneeze into your elbow, wash your hands regularly and thoroughly.

If you have returned from overseas recently you are expected to be in home isolation for 14 days.

Yarrawonga Denis Medical Group

One of the steps the clinic is now taking and implementing in order to help minimise exposure, is to adjust the clinic opening hours. A large amount of hand sanitiser is also offered.

Telephone consultations will be available for patients who have been seen at the clinic in the last 12 months and other elderly patients over 70 years old along with any other vulnerable patients.

For more information contact the clinic or go to their website.

Terry White Chemmart

Terry White Chemmart will remain open seven days per week and are maintaining regular hygiene practices. Download the free TerryWhite Chemmart App and contact the store for your activation code to order your scripts electronically and consider leaving your scripts on file at the Pharmacy.

Free delivery is offered to the immediate Yarrawonga area with minimal charge for delivery to the surrounds of Yarrawonga. Cosmetic testers have also been removed temporarily and ear piercing and other beauty services including makeup application and waxing are temporarily unavailable.

Maintain social distancing in store and extra cleaning and disinfecting for the safety of all.

Yarrawonga Pharmacy

Yarrawonga Pharmacy will remain open seven days per week and are maintaining regular hygiene practices as well as staff now wearing gloves. The pharmacy has extended stock holdings to meet increasing demands and will work with customers to ensure you can access your regular prescription medications and other personal needs.

Yarrawonga Health

Yarrawonga Health remain in a state of heightened awareness.

Yarrawonga Health is taking a cautious approach to screening staff, community visitors and volunteers. This will be based on reported exposures to the virus and on symptoms to reduce the chance of inadvertently harming our most vulnerable patients and residents.

Large amounts of hand sanitiser is offered and extra cleaning measures are in place.

       North East Life Physiotherapy

       North East Life Physiotherapy are currently staying open until further recommendations from Government.

       Social distancing is in place as well as increased hygiene measures.

       Magazines and toys have also been removed from the waiting room.

       DC Dental Clinic

       As a public health issue - if you are experiencing any cold/flu symptoms, staff respectfully ask that you please cancel / reschedule your dental appointment.
       Hand sanitising is available and encouraged, during your visit.

CMCU and other banking institutions

Central Murray Credit Union will be business as usual as an essential service but it is advised for members of the community to call the credit union before arriving.

The Credit Union and other banking institutions take the health and safety of staff and members very seriously and staff are taking precautions to ensure proactive cleaning and hygiene practices are implemented in branches.

Moira Shire Council

Moira Shire Council Customer Service Centres in Cobram and Yarrawonga will remain open, however under strict social distancing regulations. Visit the website, email or phone, only come into the service centers as a last resort.

Visitor Information Centre’s will be closed from Tuesday, March 24 and council facilities including the Yarrawonga Splash Park are now closed.

Federation Council

Social distancing is now in practice at all Federation Council offices and facilities including libraries, works depots, Corowa Visitor Information Centre and Corowa saleyards.

Yarrawonga Newsagency

The newsagency will remain open as well as the Bendigo Bank branch within, with a number of health measures put into place.

Markings on the ground indicate to the customer where to stand for social distancing, staff are now wearing gloves, one tattslotto terminal will be turned off to allow extra spacing and benches and eftpos machines are being cleaned regularly.

      Yarrawonga Post Office

      Yarrawonga Post Office is an essential service which will remain open with business as usual. Social distancing is being exercised with space markings on the carpet. No signatures will now be           required for parcel pick up, but ID is still required. Cash and cards are accepted.

Mulwala Post Office

Mulwala Post Office are open and ready to serve customers with all social distancing rules being applied. Cash and cards are accepted .

       Yarrawonga Mulwala Tourism and Business

      Yarrawonga Mulwala Visitor Information Centre will remain open with reduced hours. Monday – Friday 10am – 3pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am – 1pm. The Yarrawonga VicRoads photo                point will remain open by appointment only.

      Blooms of Yarrawonga

      Blooms are currently still open and abiding by the social distancing and hygiene measures.

      Touchless deliveries of flowers and giftwares is still being offered and if the store is required to close, the online store will remain open, offering delivery.       


      A number of hairdressers will remain open until there are further requirements.

      Salons are running at less chairs to make sure clients stay a safe two meters from each other, with strict measures for clients and staff’s health and safety in place.

      Extra hygiene precautions are in place with each station cleaned and sanitised after each client and salons are offering hand sanitizer to every client as well as all magazines having been                     removed.

      Brick Lane Boutique

      Brick Lane Boutique will temporarily operate 100% online. Free standard shipping Australia wide and free local home delivery.


      Target is open business as usual with more hygiene measures being exercised.

      Reject Shop 

      Reject shop is open usual business hours. Hygiene measures have been increased with social distancing also exercised.

    Hotline Help

      National hotline help - if you are displaying any of the symptoms or believe that you could potentially have been exposed to COVID-19, call your GP practice or the COVID-19 National Hotline              on 1800 020 080.

      Business hotline - Businesses across the state can now access information on dealing with COVID-19 by calling the Business Victoria hotline on 13 22 15.

      The hotline offer up to date information about support services, including those available through Business Victoria, which offers mentoring to help operators develop business continuity and              recovery plans. Business operators can also find information at