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Message from the Mayor - 20 August 2021

Friday 20 August 2021

With 150 active COVID-19 cases confirmed in the Hunter New England region, I am reiterating my comments from earlier in the week and imploring all residents of Dungog to shop locally and follow the government advice to only shop outside of the shire if the goods or services are not reasonably available within the LGA....

Dungog Shire Council Meeting Highlights: 18 August 2021

Thursday 19 August 2021

DUNGOG SHIRE COUNCIL MEETING - Wednesday 18 August 2021, 6pm 

Dungog Shire Council meets on the third Wednesday of every month from February – December. 

Dungog residents urged to shop inside LGA for safety: 16 August 2021

Monday 16 August 2021

With 104 active COVID-19 cases confirmed in the Hunter New England region this weekend, Mayor of Dungog Shire, Councillor John Connors, is asking all residents to only shop within the Local Government Area to prevent the spread of the disease within the Dungog community.

Update on Council Services Following Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions: 20 September 2021

Friday 13 August 2021
The delivery of council services have now been amended in line with the latest easing of COVID-19 restrictions for Dungog Shire. Updates include:
 
Waste Facility
Council’s waste facility has now reopened fully, under the following conditions:
 

Message from the Mayor: 13 August 2021

Friday 13 August 2021

Following the NSW Premier’s Announcement yesterday that the Hunter region Stay at Home Orders have been extended for another week, I am urging all residents to remain vigilant to protect the health and safety of our community.

Residents Asked to Remain Vigilant During Lockdown Extension: 12 August 2021

Thursday 12 August 2021

Following the NSW Premier’s Announcement today that the Hunter region Stay at Home Orders have been extended for another week, Mayor of Dungog, Councillor John Connors, is urging all residents to remain vigilant to protect the health and safety of the entire community.

Dungog Mayor Urges Residents to ‘Get Tested’ to Help Fight COVID-19: 11 August 2021

Wednesday 11 August 2021

With the first COVID-19 testing clinic in the Dungog Shire opening earlier today, Mayor of Dungog, Councillor John Connors, is urging all residents exhibiting symptoms to get tested to help stop the spread of COVID-19 into the Local Government Area. 

Information on COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing Site in Dungog

Wednesday 11 August 2021
** Please be advised that, at this stage, the COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing Site at Dungog Bowling Club is CLOSED due to the low number of tests being carried out there. We will update residents if this information changes, or the site reopens. **

Message from the Mayor: 6 August 2021

Friday 6 August 2021

As of 5pm last night (Thursday 5 August), Dungog Shire and 7 of our neighbouring local government areas, have been placed under NSW Health’s Stay at Home Orders for a period of 7 days in response to the emerging COVID-19 situation in the...

New Restrictions and Stay at Home Orders Now in Place for Dungog Shire: 5 August 2021

Thursday 5 August 2021

Dungog Shire is currently under NSW Health’s Stay at Home Orders in response to the emerging COVID-19 situation in the Hunter / Newcastle region.