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Like all major organisations around the world, Wingecarribee Shire Council has experienced operational interruptions.

Whilst the health and wellbeing of our community comes first, we remain focused on priorisiting the ongoing delivery of our essential services. This includes ensuring essential services such as water and wastewater delivery and rubbish collection services continue.

Our Continuity Management Team has been meeting regularly to implement procedures to ensure these services continue through this period. They are also developing actions to help slow the spread of
COVID-19 within our workforce and our community.

Current Services Update

 Service Status

Moss Vale Civic Centre

The Civic Centre is open to the public Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm with strict social distancing and hygiene measures in place. 

Welcome Centre

The Welcome Centre at Mittagong is open to the public: 

Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays 9am-4pm

Library services

Bowral Central Library is open to the public for access to our physical collection (books, magazines, DVDs and CDs), with a dedicated opening for vulnerable patrons from 9.30am to 11am. General access follows from 11am to 5pm.

Up to 30 patrons will be able to visit the library at any one time. Visitors will also be welcome to browse for up to an hour per day.

Mittagong Branch Library is open to the public with up to 15 patrons being able to visit at any one time.

The first hour of trade each day will be dedicated to vulnerable patrons with general access to follow.

Contact details of patrons will be recorded on entry and all book returns are to be made via the library chute.

Books that are returned will also be isolated for a period 24 hours before being returned to the catalogue and patrons are encouraged to use the library reservation system to minimise physical time within the branch.

Other changes include opening several PC’s, printers and photocopiers for public use. A limited number of tables and chairs will also be provided for study purposes. 

See the Library website for e-resources and online catalogue. 

Moss Vale Library is temporarily closed for upgrades as part of the Civic Centre Repair and Refurbishment project. Read More

Outdoor Swimming Pools

Mittagong and Bowral Pools open for the summer season with social distancing measures in place. 

Bundanoon Swimming Pool will re-open for the summer swim season schedule.

Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre

Open with measures in place.  See 

https://mossvaleaquatic.com.au/health-update for full details. 

Southern Regional Livestock Exchange (SRLX)

Facility and weekly auction limited to persons directly involved with purchase and sale of cattle.

Live weekly Wednesday sale stream available here

Bushcare and Rivercare

All registered bushcare volunteers will need to adhere to a Bushcare Working Bee COVID-19 Safety Plan  to ensure the safety of all volunteers and staff.

Children’s Services

All services have returned to normal operating. 

Resource Recovery Centre

The RRC remains open with strict social distancing required and the following restrictions:

  • No cash payments
  • All loads must be unloaded without assistance

Reviva Centre

The Reviva Centre is open with strict hygiene and social distancing.

See their website for further details and opening hours. 

Wingecarribee Animal Shelter

Services continue as normal.

Community facilities

All Council halls and Community Centres 

that were closed as a result of COVID-19 have now re-opened with stringent conditions.

Sporting facilities

All sports clubhouses such as club rooms, canteens and change rooms that were closed as a result of COVID-19 have now re-opened with stringent conditions.

Playgrounds, outdoor gyms and Skate Parks

All Council-managed playgrounds, skateparks and outdoor exercise equipment that were closed as a result of COVID-19 have now re-opened.

Council events and activities

See our Events page for details of individual events. 

Water and Wastewater Services


Domestic rubbish



Last Updated: November 9th, 2020
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