Moonee Valley City Council is delivering a recovery program designed to support community recovery after the Maribyrnong River Flood in 2022. Recovery describes the process of communities transitioning to life as normal after a traumatic event such as a flood. It involves the restoration of social, emotional, physical and economic wellbeing, as well as the natural and built environments. The aim of the recovery program is to support interconnecting community, capability-building, and promoting emergency preparedness to increase resilience in future emergencies. This program is scheduled to run until June 2025 and is funded by the Victorian and Australian Governments.

The project team is seeking information from community on the well-being of residents and emerging recovery needs so that they can be supported through this recovery program. This form will help us amend our program where required to meet the needs of those affected.

Council also plays a role in advocacy. The input collected will help Council identify opportunities to advocate to State and Federal Government or other stakeholders to ensure community recovery needs are considered in decision-making.

Alternatively, paper copies of this form have been distributed to properties affected by the 2022 flood event. If you did not receive a form or require an additional one for your household, you can request one by emailing recovery@mvcc.vic.gov.au or collect one at the Moonee Valley Civic Centre or the Avondale Heights library. Paper copies can be returned to the Civic Centre.