Some of Council's operating hours may be affected by current restrictions.
Service changes due to COVID-19
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Updated:16 August 2021
Some of Council's facilities are currently operating under restricted hours due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Please note that Council is taking a cautious approach to all facility reopenings in order to meet Government guidelines, and ensure the safety of the community and staff.
Please see below for current opening hours and re-opening dates.
The city's Waste Facility will remain open under normal operating hours.
Please note, you will be required to use the provided QR Code to check-in upon arrival and wear a face mask when attending the facility.
To stay up to date with the latest information from Health NSW please visit https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/diseases/Pages/coronavirus.aspx.
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Reopening details for Council facilities.
"Around 120 new trees have been planted in the Spring months."
"Young people in the Far West are encouraged to capture life in lockdown."
"A Travel Permit system would add significantly more oversight."
"COVID-19 has been detected in our sewage so we should take every precaution as if we have a local case."
"The Civic Centre is such a great asset for Broken Hill and I'm sure there will be plenty of locals and community groups happy to see it available again."
"I have to provide far more personal details when simply visiting a restaurant or bar for example."
The Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery and Council's Administrative Centre are the latest Council facilities reopening under modified conditions due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
"They're already shaping up as very exciting and worthwhile developments for Broken Hill."
"We unfortunately can't have people physically browsing the collection just yet."
"We are still in very uncertain times regarding this pandemic so it makes perfect sense to bolster our finances while we can with the assistance of the State Government.”
"We were quite surprised by the announcement regarding galleries and libraries, it wasn't something we'd have expected until late June at the earliest."
"These are difficult times, and it is imperative we work together."
"If one of our waste services crew contracts the virus then we will potentially have to shut down the whole facility."
Taking a trip to the tip is not listed as an acceptable reason to leave the home.
"We can't in good conscience allow it to continue as a gathering point and a destination for non-essential travel."
"The NSW Government have made it very clear they'll be strong on enforcing these restrictions, so we'd encourage everyone to comply."
"Now is not the time for panicked behaviour or alarmist statements."
"Children are not immune to this virus."
"Well continue to review our situation and hopefully implement further relief if possible."
"Staff in non-essential services are being asked to work from home where practicable."
"Please make use of our online or phone services where possible."
Council is set to temporarily suspend face-to-face service at its cultural facilities for 30 days as it continues to prepare for the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Mayor Darriea Turley AM has called for a stimulus package for Broken Hill and Central Darling, predicting that tourism in the areas will be disproportionately affected by the outbreak of Coronavirus.
The Western Division of Councils conference set to be held in the city this week has been postponed in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Council will postpone or cancel all events and programs across its services that require groups of people to congregate.