Regional lockdown restrictions and Council services

Published on 14 August 2021

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is responding to the most recent Public Health Orders. Late Saturday the NSW Government announced that the Wingecarribee Shire will go into a 7-day lock down, in line with other regional areas.

Council remains committed to ensuring the health and safety of its staff and the continued provision of vital services to our community, whilst complying with the required health orders.

Current Impacts to Council Services and Facilities
Service  Status  Further Information
Water Services        The service will continue to operate as normal
Sewerage Services        The service will continue to operate as normal
Domestic Rubbish Collection         The service will continue to operate as normal
Before and After School Care at Mittagong Public          Open until further notice
Customer Service        

Council’s customer services centre will be closed. However, Council's 24/7 Contact Centre will continue to operate, please contact 4868 0888

Southern Regional Livestock Exchange (SRLX)        Open to buyers and agents only 
Animal Shelter       

Open by appointment only. Conditions of entry - please register your contact details upon entry.

Appointments can be arranged for: release of impounded animals, potential adoption of animals, dropping off found stray animals.

For further information visit: Animal Shelter

 Sports Fields       Open for essential exercise only
 Council Reserves and Parks       

Open for essential exercise only

Note: exercising in groups such as a boot camp or team sport is not permitted 

Council Libraries and Library Van Services       Temporarily closed. For online or digital library services, visit 
Southern Highlands Welcome Centre        The centre is temporarily closed. To enquire about business opportunities or future destination ideas, visit Councils Destination Southern Highlands website  
Bushcare and Rivercare Program and events         Temporarily ceased. Visit Council's website for further information 
Community Facilities and Halls           Temporarily closed. Visit Council's website for further information 
 Council Events and Activities        Temporarily postponed. Visit Council's website for further information 
 Resource Recovery Centre         Temporarily closed. Visit Council's website for further information
Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre         Temporarily closed. Visit further information
COVID-19 Testing Clinic Locations

We all need to remain vigilant and continue to look out for one another by staying home if you’re feeling unwell and maintaining social distancing, wearing masks as required and practicing good hand hygiene. We encourage all our community to follow NSW Health advice and if you show any symptoms, get a COVID-19 test.

For the latest COVID-19 updates including advice, restrictions and details on the NSW Government’s financial support packages for individuals, households and businesses, visit

To learn more about the State Government’s rules and restrictions for NSW, visit

For general COVID-19 information and advice, visit

Council reminds residents of alternate or online options that are available in place of reduced capacity or temporarily closed services.

To view the full range of Council’s online connections, visit

To view the full range of online contact options, visit

We appreciate your patience currently.



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