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Council continues to adapt to the dynamic health and wellbeing environment our globe is living with. We are committed to responding to community needs and  ask for your patience and understanding as we grapple with adjustments to modified working environments and conditions.

The majority of our services are still operating, with the necessary modifications and increased hygiene practises in place

As this situation continues to evolve over the coming days and weeks, we will continue to keep you informed.

Customer service - Our Zingel Place reception area is closed. Customer Service staff are still available to provide services and support to the community by phone on 6499 2222 or email at Social distancing and hygiene practises continue within the team.

Bega Valley Bushfire Recovery Service – The Bega Centre and Mobile Outreach Service are closed. The Recovery Hotline (6499 2345) email address ( remains operational. Please also visit Council’s website for recovery information. Our recovery team is working through how they will continue to provide the highest possible level of support to our bush fire affected community.

The Bega Valley Library: Our physical library spaces are closed but library staff are providing online/phone services and support during business hours, with library online collections available 24/7 at Keep up to date at

Playgrounds, barbecue areas, skateparks  are closed. Signage has be installed at playgrounds to notify the community and we are urging everyone to adhere to the message.

Waste transfer stations will remain open, but no cash sales - card transactions only. Social distancing and hygiene measures are in place. All tip shops are closed. FOGO bags can be purchased at tips - card only.

Bega Valley Commemorative Civic Centre is closed to the public.

Bega Valley Regional Learning Centre, Merimbula – public areas are closed . Tenant access remains being mindful of advice around social distancing, gatherings and hygiene.

Council’s DA Hub is closed to the public.

Community Halls are closed to the public.

Sapphire Mobile Preschool - is closed. Bandara Children's Services and the Eden Child Care Centre remain open.

Local markets on Council land or Council managed Crown Land are cancelled until further notice.

Bega Valley Regional Gallery is closed.

All Shire swimming pools are closed.

Tathra and Merimbula wharves are not closed however it is very important that people practice social distancing. We are monitoring use and if need be we may unfortunately need to close these public places.The fish cleaning tables at these sites are closed.


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