Updates on COVID-19

While NSW Government stay-at-home orders are in place for all of Greater Sydney, some Council services have been altered in order to comply with the Public Health Order. For the latest health information and details of the latest case locations please visit NSW Health.

What’s Open?

Council is continuing to provide all essential services including waste collection, street cleaning, and maintenance of parks, roads, footpaths and public areas. 

All parks and playgrounds are open.

From 5pm to 9pm seven days a week, to enable more residents to exercise while the stay-at-home orders are in place, we will be turning on the lights at our ovals in:

  • Cammeray Park
  • Primrose Park
  • Forsyth park
  • Waverton Park
  • Anderson Park

We ask users of our Ovals and Parks to adhere to the NSW Government Covid-19 restrictions and maintain social distancing of 1.5m.

Our Customer Service Centre is currently open only for matters that cannot be completed online. Please phone Council or contact us by email or an online form in the first instance.


What’s Closed?

The following services are not available during the period of the current Public Health Order:


Public Forum before Council Meeting

There was no Public Forum before the Council Meeting on 28 June and the Public Gallery was not open during the meeting. The meeting can still be viewed via webcast live, plus a recording is made be available on the next day - you can access the webcast online here.

For all enquiries please contact the Governance Coordinator on 9936 8100, or governance@northsydney.nsw.gov.au


Stanton Library

Stanton Library is closed. The Home Library Service for vulnerable people is continuing on a contactless basis. The Library is currently looking at offering a click and collect service for other customers - please check back to this page for further updates if you want to use this service.

Items on loan do not need to be returned during this period, and no fees will be accrued. Library staff will continue to respond to email enquiries to library@northsydney.nsw.gov.au

Sign up to Stanton eNews to receive email updates. Download the Stanton Library app to manage your account and access the Library’s digital collections, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, databases, films and literacy activities for children. 


North Sydney Oval

The oval and function centre are closed.


Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability

The parkland is open. The Genia McCaffery Centre for Sustainability (caretaker's cottage) is closed.


Community Centres

All community centres are closed during this period, with the exception of the following services:

  • Vacation Care at the North Sydney Community Centre
  • Meals on Wheels, Linen Service and Shopping Service at the Crows Nest Centre

Please check their websites for more details. 

  • North Sydney Community Centre, visit their website, call 9922 2299 or email info@northsydneycentre.com.au
  • Kirribilli Centre, visit their website, call the centre on 9922 4428 or contact Carl on 0433 927 723. 
  • Crows Nest Centre, for more information on services please call the Crows Nest Centre on 9439 5122. 
  • Community Connect Transport, community members can call them on 9490 9500 for more information.


Food inspections

All food shops are being contacted to ensure they have their QR codes and safety plans in place.


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Posted on 21 July 2021

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