Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Updates for Hawkesbury Residents

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Council recognises that there is significant concern in the community around Coronavirus. This page has been set up to provide local information to our community about Coronavirus (COVID-19). We will regularly update this page with messages from NSW Health and also advise of any changes to our operations which may affect our residents.

The global management of the situation is evolving daily.

Council is following the recommendations of the Federal and State Government agencies before any changes are made to our operations.

Members of the public are encouraged to observe good hygiene practices and seek advice from their General Practitioner or local hospital if they have flu-like symptoms.

NSW Government Health Website

Further information about the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) can be obtained from the State Government health agency

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District and our hospitals have well established plans for handling respiratory infections, like COVID-19 and influenza further details can be found

Council recognises that there is significant concern in the community around Coronavirus. This page has been set up to provide local information to our community about Coronavirus (COVID-19). We will regularly update this page with messages from NSW Health and also advise of any changes to our operations which may affect our residents.

The global management of the situation is evolving daily.

Council is following the recommendations of the Federal and State Government agencies before any changes are made to our operations.

Members of the public are encouraged to observe good hygiene practices and seek advice from their General Practitioner or local hospital if they have flu-like symptoms.

NSW Government Health Website

Further information about the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) can be obtained from the State Government health agency

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District and our hospitals have well established plans for handling respiratory infections, like COVID-19 and influenza further details can be found

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  • Message from our Mayor - COVIDSafe app

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    01 May, 2020
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    Our Mayor encourages our community to download the COVIDSafe app which was launched by the Australian Government earlier this week. By downloading this app, you can help protect yourself, your family and friends and also the greater community from the spread of COVID-19.

    Follow this link for more information on the app www.health.gov.au/resources/apps-and-tools/covidsafe-app

  • FREE Short Courses at TAFE NSW

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    07 April, 2020

    TAFE NSW in conjunction with NSW Government is offering a number of fee-free short courses online to help you learn new skills and discover new opportunities to further your education, career or business. Find out more here https://www.tafensw.edu.au/fee-free-short-courses.

  • Phone assistance for NSW Bushfire Inquiry and Bushfires Royal Commission

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    19 March, 2020

    Hawkesbury City Council is required to cancel the community session that was planned for Tuesday, 24 March at the Hawkesbury Digital Domain at the Deerubbin Centre.

    This is a precautionary measure for community members and Council staff due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

    In place of the drop in face-to-face session, Council is providing a phone assistance service for

    1. the NSW Government’s Bushfires Inquiry and

    2. the Federal Government’s Bushfires Royal Commission.

    Please call Council’s Customer Service on 4560 4444 for assistance.

    NSW Bushfire Inquiry Submission are open until Friday, 27 March 2020.

    NSW Inquiry submissions can be made at any time at

    www.nsw.gov.au/improving-nsw/projects-and-initiatives/make-a-submission-to-the-bushfire-inquiryor by calling 13 77 88 or via email inquiries@bushfireinquiry.nsw.gov.au

    or in person at any Service NSW service centre or at a Mobile Service Centre.

    Royal Commission Submissions open until Friday, 3 April 2020.

    Community members now have the chance to make submissions to the Federal Government’s Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements, also known as the Bushfires Royal Commission. Hawkesbury City Council is encouraging community members to make submissions.

    Royal Commission submissions can be made at any time at https://naturaldisaster.royalcommission.gov.au/submissions

    or call 1800 909 826 to make a Royal Commission submission over the phone or to request a hard copy form.

    Council is also making hard copy submission forms for both the NSW Inquiry and the Federal Government’s Royal Commission available at various locations in the Hawkesbury including Council’s Administration Building, Hawkesbury Central Library Windsor, Richmond Branch Library and central locations in Colo, Bilpin, Kurrajong, Kurrajong Heights and St Albans. The forms are also available on Council’s website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au