Christmas Closure

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NOTICE is hereby given that Gwydir Shire Council will operate on reduced services during the Christmas / New Year period from Friday 24 December 2021 to Tuesday 04 January 2022.  All administration offices will CLOSE at 12.30pm on Friday 24 December 2021 and will reopen at 9.00am Tuesday 04 January 2022.

Garbage Collections

All waste collections services will be collected as usual on scheduled days INCLUDING PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

Waste Centres - Bingara and Warialda Landfills

Public Holiday

Day

Date

Status

Christmas Day

Saturday

25.12.2021

CLOSED

Boxing Day

Sunday

26.12.2021

CLOSED

Christmas Day Public Holiday

Monday

27.12.2021

OPEN

Boxing Day Public Holiday

Tuesday

28.12.2021

CLOSED

New Year’s Day

Saturday

01.01.2022

CLOSED

New Year's Day Public Holiday

Monday

03.01.2021

CLOSED

Australia Day

Wednesday

26.01.2022

CLOSED

 

Service NSW

Services NSW Offices will CLOSE at 12.30pm Friday 24 December 2021 and will return to usual operating days from Tuesday 04 January 2022 (Bingara - Mon and Thurs; Warialda - Tues, Wed and Fri).

After Hours Emergency Services

Impounding - Mobile 0417 792 650

Roads and Bridges

Warialda - Mobile 0428 291 951

Bingara - Mobile 0427 241 511

Water and Sewerage

Warialda/Gravesend - Mobile 0428 291 206

Bingara - Mobile 0458 241 414

North Star - Mobile 0427 291 274

Building Services - Bingara/Warialda - Mobile 0428 687 651

Bushfire Emergency - Phone 000

Flood or Storm Emergency - SES 132500

Gwydir Fitness Centres - Bingara/Warialda - Mobile 0448 297 984 (please note this number is for urgent enquiries only. Membership applications/renewals will not be available until ordinary office hours resume).

Commonwealth Home Support Program (formerly HACC) Offices (CHSP)

The Warialda CHSP office will be CLOSED from 3:00pm Thursday 23 December 2021 and will reopen on Monday 10 January 2022.  

Bingara CHSP office will close at 3:00pm Thursday 23 December 2021 and reopen on Tuesday 4 January 2022.

Bingara and Warialda Tourist Information Centres

Both Tourist Centres will be CLOSED on all Public Holidays (Christmas Day & Boxing Day, including Christmas & Boxing Day holidays 27 & 28 December, New Year’s Day, including New Year’s Day holiday 03 January) and Sunday 02 January 2022.  Centres will be open all other days during the Christmas period on reduced hours offering limited service levels. Please note: Warialda Tourist Information Centre will operate on a volunteer basis, days / hours may vary. 

Roxy Theatre tours have been suspended until further notice.

Centrelink (Bingara)

The Bingara Centrelink Office will CLOSE at 12:00 noon on Friday 24 December and will return to normal operating hours from Tuesday 04 January 2022.

Libraries

Warialda and Bingara Libraries will CLOSE at 12:30pm on Friday 24 December 2021. Both libraries will return to normal operating hours on Tuesday 04 January 2022.

Toy Libraries

Warialda Toy Library will CLOSE from 12:00 noon on Friday 24 December 2021 and will reopen on Tuesday 04 January 2022.  It will then close from 17 January and will reopen on Monday 07 February 2022.

Bingara Toy Library will CLOSE from 12:30pm Thursday 23 December 2021 and will reopen on Tuesday 01 February 2022.

Vacation Care

Vacation care programs will be delivered for Bingara at the Bingara Toy Library on Monday 20 December 2021 and in Warialda at Warialda Town Hall on Tuesday 21 December 2021. Dates in January are Bingara 10 to 14 January 2022 and Warialda 17 to 21 January 2022. Contact Chloe Taylor on 0408 454 813 for further information. Bookings are essential.

Bingara Preschool - will return on Tuesday 01 February 2022.

Tharawonga Mobile Preschool - will return on Tuesday 01 February 2022.

Gwydir News - Office will CLOSE Monday 10 January 2022 and reopen Monday 24 January 2022.  For all Gwydir News advertising and submissions please email editor@thegwydirnews.com.au