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The announcement from the NSW State Government on Saturday regarding a Stay At Home Orders for Regional NSW, to protect the people of NSW from the evolving COVID-19 outbreak, new restrictions have been introduced for all of regional NSW, effective from 5pm Saturday 14 August 2021 until 12.01am Sunday 22 August 2021.

Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council (CGRC), advises residents that the following services are closed or operating with limited personal contact:

  • Libraries – Closed. Home Delivery Services available, please phone the libraries for further information.
  • Administration Offices – Closed – Phone1300 459 689, or email Payments of rates and other fees and charges can be made online or via phone.
  • Visitors Information Centres, Museums, Bradman Cottage, Heritage Centre and Cootamundra Arts Centre – Closed.
  • Swimming Pools – Sports Stadium – Closed.

The following services remain unchanged:

  • Landfill sites (garbage tips) – Open
  • Garbage collection services.
  • Cleaning of public amenities.
  • Cootamundra Saleyards – Open to buyers, agents, No vendors,

CGRC general manager Mr Phil McMurray said Council had put in place a plan in the event of this scenario and all staff have the necessary resources.

“We foresaw these stay-at-home orders coming, as we monitored the increasing numbers of COVID-19 infections across the state and put in place a detailed plan in the event that it happened. Council is well prepared, and our staff are well resourced to continue to operate the organisation from a variety of methods. We have some staff working from home, some working in the administration offices, adhering to social distancing measures and our outdoor staff are equipped with a COVID Safe Plan and the appropriate PPE,” Mr McMurray said.

“Residents can contact us, via phone on 1300 459 689, or email, and residents can rest assured that services will continue,” he added.

For more information on the Stay-At-Home orders please see​





Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council

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Maxine Imrie Media Officer 1300 459 689