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Community notice: Visiting Genesis Lake at Bunurong Memorial Park
We ask our community to take extra precautions when visiting the area surrounding Genesis Lake during this period of extreme rainfall. Due to the continuous rainfall, the area surrounding the lake is experiencing overflow, making the ground waterlogged and unstable. This area has been temporarily sectioned off for your safety and we ask for your patience as we continue to monitor conditions.
With the recent high rainfall across Victoria and continuing wet weather, some areas within our grounds have become affected by saturated soils and the impacts of continued and prolonged rain.
Over the last few months, our grounds have been struggling to drain as quickly as they normally would, due to the continuous rain volume and the heavy-clay nature of the soil across our sites.
While our teams are doing everything they can to keep our grounds safe and looking their best, these conditions present a number of challenges for us and our community including wet, slippery paths, and muddy, waterlogged lawns and some areas becoming temporarily inaccessible.
We expect our grounds to drain naturally as drier weather approaches, but in the meantime, your safety is our number one priority and during the wet season we ask you to please:
In any extreme weather conditions, consider rescheduling your visit.