National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty The Queen

Published on 14 September 2022

Black box containing two black and white portrait heads of the Late Queen Elizabeth II. The centre of the images feature the Queens Monogram and the dates in Memorium of her life.


On September 22 there will be a public holiday for the National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty The Queen.

The day will be an opportunity for communities all over Australia to remember the Queen.


Some of Council's facilities will be closed or operating under alternate hours.




Waste Collection Services

Normal kerbside collection and green waste collection services commencing from 6am (ACDT).

Waste Management Facility

Open from 8am to 2pm

Visitor Information Centre

Open from 10am to 2pm

Broken Hill City Art Gallery

Open from 10am to 4pm

Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum

Open from 10am to 4pm

Living Desert

Open from 8:30am to 6:30pm

John Simons Flora and Fauna Sanctuary

Open from 9am to 5pm

Starview Campsite

Open for Bookings


Emergency Contacts

Animal Control Emergency Contact - 02 8579 0325

Waste Services - 0458 242 190

Fallen trees, footpaths, Council properties and amenities - 0408 858 493


  • Council’s Administrative Centre
  • Warnock Street Works Depot
  • Charles Rasp Memorial Library