Council Responds To Orange Lockdown

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Orange City Council has amended its service delivery with a focus on keeping the community and workforce COVID safe and maintaining those critical services that keep the city running.
Orange Mayor Reg Kidd said if residents followed the rules during the 7 day lockdown the city could turn this around.
“This is a critical time and following the orders will be the best opportunity for keeping the city safe and getting through this lockdown,” the Mayor said.
“This will be disruptive but if we stay COVID safe, stay home and where necessary get tested we can limit those disruptions and more importantly keep people well.”
For the latest on the orders and to find the latest news visit Central West restrictions | NSW Government

The following Council venues will be closed to the public:
 Civic Centre
 Visitor Information Centre
 The Aquatic Centre
 Orange Regional Museum
 Orange Regional Art Gallery
 Orange Regional Library
 Yarrawong Childcare Centre
 Ticketek Office
 Recovery Shop at Ophir Road Resource Recovery Centre (the centre is still open for routine waste disposal)


The Yarrawong Childcare Centre is closed due to a close contact of educators and close secondaries. Where this impacts on essential workers, Council is looking at alternative child care to ensure these essential workers can continue delivering essential services. However this does not extend to children that were in the same room as the close contact educator.
Courallie, Spring Street and Occasional Care childcare centres are still operating as is the Caravan Park.

If you have any enquiries or need to report issues Council can be contacted on 6393 8000 or via email at co[email protected]
Cr Kidd said Council staff were still working.
“We have an important role in making sure the city is running. Those critical services such as sewer, water, waste, childcare and responding to safety issues are all operating,” the Mayor said.

21 July 2021




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