Following the announcement this morning regarding the Parkes Shire coming out of lockdown at 1pm today, the following Council facilities will reopen tomorrow at 8.30am, while operating under restrictions required under the NSW Government’s current Public Health Order to ensure the safety of our communities:

COUNCIL FACILITIES

We are updating this information regularly to keep our community informed about any changes to the following services. Please refer to the below table for more information.

FacilityStatusMore info
Administration Centre Planning CounterOpenOpen from Friday 17 September 2021 with CovidSafe plan, including check-in and mask wearing in place.
Administration Centre Front CounterOpenOpen from Friday 17 September 2021 with CovidSafe plan, including check-in and mask wearing in place.
Parkes Shire Library, Makerspace & BranchesOpenParkes Library to reopen from Friday 17 September 2021 with CovidSafe plan, including check-in and mask wearing in place. Tullamore and Trundle Libraries will reopen to 24-hour access from Friday 17 September and regular service thereafter with CovidSafe plan, including check-in and mask wearing in place. Peak Hill Library will reopen Tuesday 21st September 2021 with CovidSafe plan, including check-in and mask wearing in place.
Henry Parkes CentreOpenOpen from Friday 17 September 2021 (closed on weekends until further notice). CovidSafe plan, including check-in and mask wearing in place.
Shire Works DepotRestrictedNo access for non-essential staff and visitors.
Water & Sewage Treatment PlantsRestrictedNo access for non-essential staff and visitors.
Waste FacilitiesOpenWaste facilities were reopened to the public on Tuesday 14 September. CovidSafe plan, including check-in and mask wearing in place. Contactless payment is required.
Central West Family Daycare Centre OfficeClosedTo be closed to the public. Staff can still be contacted via phone on (02) 6862 3111.
Airport TerminalRestrictedOpen during scheduled flight times only.
Community CentreOpenCovidSafe plan, including check-in and mask wearing in place.
Animal ShelterRestrictedTo be closed to visitors, drop off boxes still available, animal release by appointment
Caravan ParkOpenRemain open operating under COVID Safe Plan
Pubic ToiletsOpen
Sports FieldsOpenUp to 20 people can gather
Sports Field AmenitiesClosed
Playgrounds / Play SpacesOpenUp to 20 people can gather
Skate ParksOpenUp to 20 people can gather
Parks, Reserves & Open SpacesOpenIncludes Lake Endeavour
Camping GroundsOpen
Community BBQsOpen
Drinking FountainsOpen
Dog Leash Free AreasOpenUp to 20 people can gather

PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION

To read about the latest restrictions and Public Health Orders, please visit this NSW Health webpage.

To check what you can and can't do under the current rules, please click here.