COVID-19 lockdown extended; some Council services continue to be temporarily closed

14 Jul 2021

Given the current COVID-19 lockdown has been extended for Greater Sydney, including the Blue Mountains, some Council facilities and services will continue to be temporarily closed.

Council services that will remain closed until at least Friday, 30 July include:

  • Blue Mountains Libraries
  • Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
  • Blue Mountains Theatre and Hub and Braemar House & Gallery
  • Blue Mountains Leisure Centres,
  • Blue Mountains Community Halls
  • Blue Mountains Bushcare program, and
  • Blue Visitor Information Centres and Echo Point. 

Council’s Customer Contact Centres, at Katoomba and Springwood, remain closed for face-to-face visitors, but customer service officers are still available on the phone and online. Go to  

Waste Management Facilities at Katoomba and Blaxland are open to residents (at normal operating hours), but for essential waste only. 

Council sportsgrounds and ovals remain open for residents who would like to use them for exercise, during this extended period of shutdown. Lights will continue to be on, from 5pm to 9pm, at 12 sportsgrounds throughout the City while the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders are in place. Get more information at:

Go to the NSW Health website for more information on the current public health order

You can stay up to date on Council’s response to COVID-19 at  

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