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Stay up to date with the latest news and information about COVID-19 nationally, and locally.

Latest news and information from Port Macquarie-Hastings Council in relation to COVID-19

Supporting our community - COVID-19 Update eNews: 8 May 2020

The federal and state governments have announced the staged approach to easing COVID-19 restrictions. Closer to home, we too continue to work on a range of programs and initiatives to help support our community during and beyond COVID-19. Read more...

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Supporting our community - COVID-19 Update eNews: 1 May 2020

Join in the BIG Friday Takeaway and support local businesses, we provide an update from this week's COVID-19 Recovery Working Group, and find out what we've been up to this week around our community - continuing to deliver. Read more...

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Supporting our community - COVID-19 Update eNews: 24 April 2020

We've established a new COVID-19 Recovery Working Group which brings together community leaders and representatives from across the Port Macquarie-Hastings Local Government Area. We also have an update on our current services and activities. Read more...

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Supporting our community - COVID-19 Update eNews: 16 April 2020

New financial and non-financial relief measures for residents and business owners have been introduced to support our community during and beyond the current COVID-19 crisis. We're also establishing Community and Business Support Programs, and a Recovery Working Group to focus on overcoming the social, economic and cultural impacts for our community. Read more...

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Community Update - new closures: 8 April 2020

Effective midnight 9 April new measures will be introduced to ensure the safety of our community and compliance with the latest advice and guidelines including closure of beach car parks, BBQs and picnic areas, and turning off water fountains and drinking bubblers. Ferries will also be restricted to essential deliveries and North Shore residents only. Learn more... 

Hold on to your 'stuff': 8 April 2020

With more people staying at home this Easter, it's tempting to use the time to declutter. It's just not a great time to visit our waste facilities at the moment. For the health and safety of our staff and everyone in our community, hold on to your 'stuff' for now and don't visit our waste facilities unless it's absolutely essential. Learn more... 

Supporting our community - COVID-19 Update eNews: 7 April 2020

While we continue our business as usual maintenance and project delivery, we're also working on a range of measures to support our local economy, residents and businesses. This week's Community Update email newsletter provides more details. Read more...

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Mayor's Weekly Message: 6 April 2020

Mayor Peta Pinson advises we're 'still open for business', with a priority to continue to maintain and improve our roads, sewer, and stormwater services while undertaking our many other operational projects to keep our community safe, secure and moving forward. Read more...

Supporting our community - COVID-19 Update eNews: 31 March 2020

Our community is currently facing a challenge of huge proportions requiring us to respond and act in new ways to keep our community safe from the impact of COVID-19. We've temporarily changed the way we deliver services to you during these uncertain times. Read more...

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Mayor's Weekly Message: 30 March 2020

Mayor Peta Pinson discusses the evolving COVID-19 health situation and the impact this is having on our community as well as an uplifting call she received from the Governor of NSW who was checking in on our community. Read more...

Changing the way we do business due to COVID-19: 23 March 2020

Council is changing the way we do business during the COVID-19 health pandemic. During this time, essential Council services will continue to operate and some facilities will temporarily close until further notice. Read more... 

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - Proactively managing the risk: 20 March 2020

Find information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) including how Council is responding. Learn more about services open and those that may temporarily close as we respond to the evolving pandemic. Read more...

 

Federal Government Apps

The Federal Government has launched a new Coronavirus App and a WhatsApp chat group to help keep people informed and up to date on the latest news, information, health advice and guidelines.

COVID-19 Goverment Apps

 

The best place to stay informed on COVID-19 (Coronavirus), including updates, alerts and resources, is to visit the Australian Government Department of Health website

If you're concerned about COVID-19, call the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080 for advice. The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

This page was last updated on: 08 May 2020