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Council Services - What's currently open and closed

Following the recent public health orders, and the increase in visitors to our area, we're temporarily changing the way we deliver our services.

Our priority is to ensure we can continue to provide essential services, and ensure the safety and well-being of our staff and community. For the latest changes in NSW restrictions, visit NSW Health.

What's currently open and closed

The following information is updated regularly.

Here's what's currently CLOSED throughout the Port Macquarie Hastings region;

 Community Halls x

 

All Community Halls are closed for further bookings at this stage. The halls are still open for regular hirers and small businesses that operate from the centres.

 

 


Here's what's currently OPEN throughout the Port Macquarie Hastings region;

 Customer Service Centres  Port Macquarie, Laurieton and Wauchope are open for face-to-face visits, but restrictions do apply. Masks are required for entry. Please make sure to check in via the Service NSW QR code, and social distance.
 Libraries   ✔

P ort Macquarie, Laurieton and Wauchope libraries are open, but restrictions do apply. Masks are required for entry. Please make sure to check in via the Service NSW QR code, and social distance.

Visit Mid North Coast Libraries website for more information

 Call Centre

 

Available via:
Phone: 6581 8111
Email: council@pmhc.nsw.gov.au
Website: Report an issue

Waste Management Facilities

 

 

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Cairncross, Comboyne, Kew, Port Macquarie and Wauchope are open.

Port Macquarie Airport

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The airport terminal is open. Check with your airline regarding the latest services available.

Glasshouse

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Visitor Information Centre, Box Office, Customer Service desk, Glasshouse Shop and Regional Gallery are all open (restrictions in place). 
Current operating hours are Monday to Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm, and weekends 9:00am -2:00pm. 

Cemeteries

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Open for burials. The number of people who may attend a funeral or memorial service or a gathering following a funeral or memorial service, is subject to the one person per 4 square metres rule with a limit of 100 people.

Public Swimming Pools

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Port Macquarie Pool is open. Wauchope, Laurieton and Kendall pools are closed for the winter season. Visit the Port Macquarie-Hastings Pools' website for more information. 

Outdoor playgrounds

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Adhere to current NSW outdoor gathering limits, maintain physical distance and practise good hygiene.

Port Macquarie Indoor Stadium 

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Adhere to COVID safe requirements and practise good hygiene.

Outdoor exercise equipment 

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Adhere to current NSW outdoor gathering limits of up to 100 people, maintain physical distance and practise good hygiene.

Port Macquarie Animal Shelter 

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Open with revised days and hours. Check our Shelter's web page for details.

Ferries 

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Pedestrians are to adhere to current NSW gathering limits of up to 20 people, maintain physical distance and practise good hygiene.

Beaches

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Adhere to current NSW outdoor gathering limits of up to 100 people, maintain physical distance and practise good hygiene.

Public amenities 

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Adhere to current gathering limits, maintain physical distance and practise good hygiene. Cleaning levels have been increased, and we’re endeavouring to continue to provide toilet paper and soap where possible, despite the setbacks we’ve faced with recent increases in theft and vandalism in these facilities.

Sports fields

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Adhere to NSW COVID safe requirements and practise good hygiene. Sporting clubs and associations must have appropriate COVID-19 Safety Plans in place and approval from Council.

Parks and reserves

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Adhere to current NSW outdoor gathering limits, maintain physical distance and practise good hygiene. Commercial operators must have appropriate COVID-19 Safety Plans in place and approval from Council.

Skate parks

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Adhere to current NSW outdoor gathering limits, maintain physical distance and practise good hygiene.

BBQ and picnic areas

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Adhere to current NSW outdoor gathering limits, maintain physical distance and practise good hygiene.

Boat ramps

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Adhere to current NSW outdoor gathering limits, maintain physical distance and practise good hygiene.

 The Hub 

 

 Open with NSW COVID safe restrictions in place.

 

This page was last updated on: 21 July 2021