COVID-19 how we are responding

Our response

The safety and wellbeing of our communities, customers and employees is our top priority. We’re working with government partners and local stakeholders to respond to COVID-19.

Media releases

Regular updates on our response to COVID-19.

Community and Economic Resilience Package

City of Newcastle has developed a comprehensive community and business support package designed to help locals through the unprecedented effects of COVID-19. 

FAQs and facts

Facts about COVID-19 and frequently asked questions about services, beaches, ocean baths & playgrounds.

Changes at our facilities

Find out about our programming changes at the Civic Theatre, Newcastle Art Gallery, City Hall, Newcastle Libraries, Fort Scratchley and Newcastle Museum.

Events and public gatherings

In response to the NSW Government Public Health Order, several events to be held in Newcastle have confirmed changes.

Waste services

Kerbside collections, bulk waste and Summerhill Waste Management Centre are operating as usual but please follow social distancing measures.

Other essential services

Find out about changes to our services including our Customer Contact Centre moving to phone and online.