Service information - COVID-19

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In line with the current public health orders until December 15, all members of the public aged 16 and over, must be fully vaccinated or have an exemption to enter our public swimming pools, indoor facilities and  venues.

You must also:

  • Sign in with the QR code
  • Wear a mask while indoors.

If you are unable to meet these requirements, most of our services are available on this site, or if you need further assistance call 6581 8111, or email council@pmhc.nsw.gov.au.

This page is updated regularly, check below to see what's currently open and closed. 

What's currently open

Customer service centres and contact centre

OPEN

Open to fully vaccinated people only, must sign in and must wear a mask.

  • Port Macquarie open from 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Laurieton & Wauchope open from 9:00am - 4:00pm

Development consultations will still be held over the phone call our team or email us to set up an appointment. 

Phone: 6581 8111 (8am - 5pm)
Email: council@pmhc.nsw.gov.au
Website: Report an issue 

Libraries

OPEN

Open to fully vaccinated people only, must sign in and must wear a mask. A Click and collect service is also available.

Community halls

OPEN

Open to fully vaccinated people only, must sign in and must wear a mask. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a vaccinated adult 

Maximum numbers will be capped at 1 person per 4 sq metres, except for exercise classes which can have a maximum of 20 people.

Users of the halls will need to submit a COVID safety plan upon hiring. 

Waste management facilities OPEN
Swimming pools

OPEN

Open to fully vaccinated people only and must sign in. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a vaccinated adult

Indoor sports stadiums

OPEN

Open to fully vaccinated people only, must sign in and must wear a mask whilst not exercising. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a vaccinated adult

Outdoor sports fields

OPEN

Open to fully vaccinated people only (including spectators). At outdoor stadiums, children under 16 must be accompanied by a vaccinated adult.

Port Macquarie airport

OPEN

Check with your airline regarding the latest services available. 

Glasshouse

OPEN

Open to fully vaccinated people only, must sign in and must wear a mask. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a vaccinated adult.

Numbers capped at 1 per 2sq m.

Cemeteries

OPEN

Open to fully vaccinated people only, must sign in and must wear a mask. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a vaccinated adult.

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 2 square metres rule

Outdoor playgrounds

OPEN

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

Outdoor exercise equipment

OPEN

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

Port Macquarie animal shelter

OPEN by appointment

Check the shelter's web site for details.

Ferries

OPEN

Pedestrians should adhere to current NSW outdoor gathering limits, maintain physical distance and practice good hygiene.

Beaches

OPEN

Check conditions and beach closures at beachsafe.org.au.

Public amenities

OPEN

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

Parks and reserves

OPEN

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

Skate parks

OPEN

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

BBQ and picnic areas

OPEN

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

Boast ramps OPEN
The Hub

OPEN

With COVID safe restrictions.

What's currently closed

No Council facilities are closed under the current NSW Health Orders.