Service changes due to COVID-19

Updated: 4 November 2020 

All of Council's facilities are currently in the process of gradually reopening after being interrupted 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.

Services and facilities reopening

Our services and facilities are reopening as resources, restrictions, and safety allow.

Current Facility Hours and Services

Albert Kersten Mining
and Minerals Museum

Civic Centre


Regional Art Gallery

Visitor Information Centre

Council's Administration Centre is open  9am - 4pm Monday to Friday.

Living Desert Flora and Fauna Sanctuary, and  the Sculpture Symposium are open 8:30am to sundown each day.

You can find all the information we have released about COVID-19 related service changes below.

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