Covid-19 – Community Information

UPDATED 7 October 2021

The NSW Government has announced changes to to its roadmap to reopening NSW.
The roadmap will start Monday 11 October now that the State has reached 70% vaccination rate.
In summary, at 70% double vaccination, reopening starts for people who are fully vaccinated.
At 80% double vaccination, there will be further reopening for the fully vaccinated – this is expected to be Monday 25 October .
The State will fully reopened from Wednesday 1 December for everyone.
As restrictions ease, it is even more important than ever to be vaccinated. As people around the State move back to a pre-lockdown lifestyle, and travel to the regions resumes.
So protect yourself, your family and your community and get vaccinated today.

For further information about the Roadmap To Reopening, follow this link to the NSW Government website.

UPDATED 25 August 2021

Kyogle Council will continue to deliver essential services to the community throughout the State-wide COVID-19 lockdown.
Council’s administration centre, the Kyogle landfill and village waste transfer stations will operate as normal, although the Roxy Gallery and the Kyogle Visitor Information Centre will be closed.
While Council will continue to deliver essential services to the community, people are reminded that they should stay at home unless they have a reasonable excuse to leave.
If you have to do business with Council, consider doing  it on-line via our website or over the phone on 02 6632 1611.

Business with Council that you can do on-line

People who do not have access to a computer, can always phone Council (02 6632 1611) and talk to our customer service staff about what they can do to help you.

If you have no option but to come into Council’s administration centre, please remember you MUST wear a mask, you MUST sign in (either using the QR code or sign-in sheet), and you MUST abide by social distancing rules. Customers are asked to use the hand sanitizer, which is available at the front counter, on arrival.

Council services

Most Council services are operating, however, this may change at short notice and there have been some disruptions to a number of non-essential services.

What’s operating and what’s not

  • Kyogle library is closed.
  • Kyogle Visitor Information Centre is closed.
  • Roxy Gallery is closed.
  • The Kyogle Memorial Institute (KMI) Hall is closed.
  • The Kyogle Museum is closed.
  • Kyogle Youth Centre is closed – young people can make contact with the youth workers via the Youth Centre Facebook page or by phone.
  • Council’s three public swimming pools are closed.
  • Kyogle Community Centre (formerly known as the Kyogle Seniors Centre) is closed (except for essential services)
  • Return and earn collection point at the Kyogle landfill is open.
  • All Council caravan parks and camping grounds are closed except to existing permanent residents,  existing short term tenants who were there before 5 August and have not extended their bookings, local workers, and overnight travellers.
  • Kyogle Tip Shop is closed.
  • All Council playgrounds, including the Kyogle skatepark, are open.
  • All waste facilities are open.
  • Construction and maintenance crews are on the job.

Public toilets

All public toilets are open.

Stay at home orders

For further information about the current stay at home order for rural and regional NSW, go to the NSW Government website.

What you need to know about Covid-19

NSW Health says it’s up to all of us to keep healthy and well. There are steps you can take to protect your wellbeing, stay safe and stop the spread of COVID-19.

How to protect yourself and others

For the most up-to-date information on Covid-19 click on the following links:

 

Queensland Border Restrictions

For the most up-to-date information on the Queensland Government’s Border Restrictions with NSW, go to the Queensland Health website and if you require information about curent COVID-19 restrictions in Queensland, go to the Queensland Government website.