Narrabri Shire Council is committed to the ensuring the safety of our community and staff. This page provides relevant information regarding COVID-19. We are monitoring the ever-changing developments surrounding COVID-19 and will update the information provided as it becomes available.
Rates deadlines extended
A reminder to ratepayers in the Narrabri Shire that the due date of the first instalment of rates for 2020/2021 has been extended from 31 August to 30 September 2020. The intent of the extension is to provide relief to businesses and residents who may be suffering financially due to COVID-19.
Council have an existing hardship policy and we would like to remind any rate payers who are enduring hardship to contact Council to discuss possible payment options.
2020 Council Elections postponed
Due to COVID-19, the NSW Government has postponed the 2020 September local government elections for 12 months. Local government elections will now be undertaken in September 2021. The existing Narrabri Shire Councillors will continue to represent the community until the elections in 2021.
COVID-19 Community Assistance Guide
Information and support contact details for individuals and businesses affected by COVID-19.
The information that has been compiled is subject to change at any time.
Details to support measures for businesses and individuals
NSW workers and businesses are able to access a range of non-health related COVID-19 advice via Service NSW contact centre on 13 77 88 or visit https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/covid-19
If your businesses needs support or if you know of a local business that may, the information under this link may be helpful; https://treasury.gov.au/coronavirus/businesses
For individuals and household support the relevant link is https://treasury.gov.au/coronavirus/households
For small businesses that need assistance with cash flow and accessing credit the relevant link is https://treasury.gov.au/coronavirus/business-investment
NSW Health has a website dedicated to information on the virus which can be found under this link https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/diseases/Pages/covid-19-latest.aspx
Takeaway Food and Delivery Options
In these challenging times, local businesses throughout the Narrabri Shire are rising to the occasion. Check out the range of takeaway food options available locally.
To update your business details, please contact Council on 02 6799 6866 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Narrabri Shire Council Administration Building
OPEN TO PUBLIC – from Monday 6 July 2020.
Shire Swimming Pools
Narrabri Aquatic Centre – OPEN*
• Boggabri Memorial Swimming Pool - CLOSED - for winter period.
Narrabri Shire Libraries – OPEN*
Waste facilities / Transfer Stations
OPEN – All facilities / transfer stations currently open
Narrabri Region Visitor Information Centre
The Crossing Theatre
Pilliga Primitive Camp Ground and Bore Baths
For camp site payment please contact Narrabri Region Visitor Information Centre on 1800 659 931 or 02 6799 6760.
Camping is $5 per night.
Due to current restrictions imposed by the NSW Government, no more than 10 people can be in the bore at any one time.
Pilliga Bore and camp ground are self-regulating facilities and it is the responsibility of individuals to follow government restrictions. Concerns regarding people not adhering to NSW Government restrictions should be directed to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Parks and Open Spaces
Outdoor Exercise Equipment
Council is committed to ensuring community service provisions are maintained during this time specifically, water, waste, roads and customer service functions.
We are closely monitoring the ever-changing developments surrounding COVID-19 and we kindly ask the following:
Advice to the Public from NSW Health
For more advice on physical distancing visit COVID-19 – Advice for the NSW community on the NSW Health Website.
For more information on the coronavirus, including updates, alerts and resources, please visit the coronavirus page on the NSW Health website or the COVID-19 health alert page on the Federal Department of Health website. NSW Health also provided a range of resources about COVID-19 in different languages via the COVID-19 in-language resources page.
|Narrabri Shire Council
46-48 Maitland Street
PO Box 261
Narrabri NSW 2390