COVID-19 Information

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An updated NSW Public Health Order came into effect on Monday 11 October 2021. This will restrict the services that Council is able to provide to unvaccinated adults. View current Public Health Orders at: https://legislation.nsw.gov.au/information/covid19-legislation/

Any person aged 16 or older is considered an adult for the purposes of the Public Health Order. 

Proof of vaccination or an exemption will need to be provided when accessing Council Services and Facilities.  

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Information resources

The health and wellbeing of our community is our first priority and we are taking all necessary precautions to keep the community, customers and our staff safe. We encourage the community to keep up-to-date with the latest information, resources and advice on COVID-19 from the lead public health agencies:

Download the Coronavirus Australia App  I  Apple App Store or Google Play

Download the COVIDSafe App | Apple App Store or Google Play

COVID-19 testing services

Find details of other clinics where you can be tested, or to find out more about the testing process at: nsw.gov.au/covid-19/health-and-wellbeing/clinics

Sewage surveillance

Testing locations are decided based on areas of concern with advice from a steering committee and direction from the NSW Chief Health Officer. Weekly surveillance reports can be viewed at:

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/covid-19/Pages/sewage-surveillance.aspx

Support Services

There are many services here to offer assistance to you or someone you know that may need help getting through this challenging time. If you need assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us on 02 6778 6300 and we will do our best to direct you the correct service.

Community Services

Uralla Neighbourhood Centre  I  02 6778 3277

Meals on Wheels  I  02 6772 8970

Mental Health Services

Lifeline  I   13 11 14

Beyond Blue  I  1300 22 4636

Head to Health

Headspace

Financial Support

We understand the impact COVID-19 may have on the Uralla Shire community and which may make it difficult for some ratepayers to meet their financial commitments.

We recognise that there may be cases of genuine financial hardship which require respect and compassion in special circumstances.  We have policies and procedures in place which may help alleviate the immediate burden for those who are experiencing hardship and can work with ratepayers on a case-by-case basis to make flexible payment arrangements that will meet your needs.

If you are having difficulties paying your rates please contact our Revenue Officer on 02 6778 6307 for a confidential discussion about how we can help.

Small Businesses Support Resources

There are a number of small business support services provided by the NSW Government and other agencies. Please visit the links below for further information.

NSW Government Information for Businesses and Employers

Service NSW Business Concierge

Business Connect

Mental Health at Work

SafeWork NSW

Australian Taxation Office Small Business Support