Alerts

Latest Council update regarding COVID-19

Alert issued 12/10/2021 10:09am

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Status of Council services

Service
Status
Notes
Libraries

CONDITIONAL

These services have resumed for those who are fully vaccinated:

  • Resumption of Home Library Service
  • Click and Collect Service to commence
  • Reopening of return chutes
  • Limited public access to computers
  • Study space for HSC students at Narellan and Oran Park
  • Community able to select and borrow items

The opening hours for the libraries will be:

  • Monday-Friday, 9.30am - 5pm
  • Saturday, 9am - 12pm.
Camden Civic Centre

CONDITIONAL

Available for bookings with priority given to existing bookings which require rescheduling. General public visits are by appointment only.
Mount Annan Leisure Centre

CONDITIONAL

The gym has re-opened for those who are fully vaccinated, with the following in place:

  • Limited classes
  • Limited creche operations

At this time, the indoor pools, spa, steam room, sauna and aquatic programs will remain closed.

Community Facilities

CONDITIONAL

Restricted access will be given to regular hirers such as church groups only. All users must be fully vaccinated.
Alan Baker Art Gallery

CLOSED

Will re-open from Thursday 14 October.
Camden War Memorial Pool

OPEN

No bookings - walk ins and casual use only. Maximum of two hours per patron.
Oran Park Customer Service Centre

CLOSED

 
Julia Reserve Community Centre

CLOSED

 
Water play spaces

CLOSED

 
Camden Visitor Information Centre

CLOSED

 
Customer Service

RUNNING

Available via phone (4654 7777) or email (mail@camden.nsw.gov.au) to help you with DAs or any enquiries or issues you may have. You can also submit enquires via Council’s app (App Store or Google Play) or our website.
Waste, City Presentation and Kerbside Pick-Up services

RUNNING

 
Family Day Care Service

RUNNING

 
Inspections

RUNNING

 

Safety

Library Services

The following safety controls are in place for the reopening of the Libraries:

  • Visitors requested to show COVID-19 digital certificate or vaccination record;
  • Security onsite to check QR sign ins and vaccination status at all library branches;
  • Regular touch point cleaning;
  • Hand sanitiser made available;
  • Social distancing in place;
  • Masks mandatory for staff and patrons over 12 years of age; and
  • One person per 4m2 capacity in place.

Camden Civic Centre

The following safety controls are in place for the reopening of the Civic Centre:

  • Regular touch point cleaning;
  • Hand sanitiser made available;
  • COVID Check-in through ServiceNSW app;
  • Visitors requested to show COVID-19 digital certificate or vaccination record;
  • Social distancing in place;
  • Masks worn by staff and patrons over 12 years of age;
  • Weddings and funeral services capped at 100 people;
  • One person per 4m2 capacity in place for all other bookings;
  • COVID-19 Safety Plan in Place for the venue; and
  • Significant events must provide an event specific COVID-19 Safety Plan.

Mount Annan Leisure Centre

The following safety controls are in place for the reopening of Mount Annan Leisure Centre:

  • Restrictions on number of users to 4m2 per person;
  • Touch point cleaning sanitisation available;
  • COVID Check-in through ServiceNSW app; and
  • Visitors requested to show COVID-19 digital certificate or vaccination record.

Community Facilities (places of public worship only)

The following safety controls are in place for the reopening of community facilities:

  • Advice provided to all regular hirers directing them to PHO advice;
  • Regular touch point cleaning;
  • Hand sanitiser made available;
  • COVID Check-in and vaccination checks through the ServiceNSW app;
  • Social distancing in place;
  • Masks mandatory for staff and patrons over 12 years of age;
  • One person per 4m2 capacity in place; and
  • All users to be fully vaccinated.

Alan Baker Art Gallery

From Thursday 14 October, Alan Baker Art Gallery will be open to the public. 

The following safety controls will be in place for the reopening of the Alan Baker Art Gallery:

  • Regular touch point cleaning;
  • Hand sanitiser made available;
  • COVID Check-in through ServiceNSW app;
  • Visitors requested to show COVID-19 digital certificate or vaccination record;
  • Social distancing in place;
  • Masks mandatory for staff and patrons over 12 years of age;
  • One person per 4m2 capacity in place (five patrons per room in the gallery space);
  • COVID-19 Safety Plan in place; and
  • No public program activities or pop-up workshops to be delivered during this stage.

Camden War Memorial Pool

Camden War Memorial Pool re-opened, with the following safety measures in place:

  • Patrons must use the QR Code upon entry;
  • Masks will be required to be worn at all times in the facility unless in the pool;
  • Max numbers will be determined by the four meter square rule;
  • There will be no more than 10 people allowed per lane at the one time;
  • Families will be restricted to a maximum of five people per visit, and must be immediate family members and remain together at all times; and
  • There will be no programs conducted at the pool such as swim club, squad training or aqua fitness.

As there is no requirement in the current Public Health Order for patrons to be vaccinated to enter outdoor swimming pools, this will not be a condition of entry for this facility.

$113 Million COVID-19 Recovery Package

Council is helping the community with Stage 3 of its relief package to help get Camden back on its feet during the COVID-19 pandemic.

$16.8 Million COVID-19 Support Package

Council is helping the community with a $16.8 million support package for residents and local businesses suffering the shock of COVID-19.

This package is Stages 1 and 2 of the three-stage relief plan.