Coronavirus

(COVID-19)

 135 Byng St, Orange
 02 6393 8000
 02 6393 8199
 council@orange.nsw.gov.au
Latest News

Orange City Council is continuing to follow the recommendations of state and national health authorities as we respond to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.  In a rapidly changing situation we are monitoring changes to this advice and responding promptly.

Council’s primary concern is the health and welfare of members of our community, as well as our staff and the delivery of services.

For the latest news and information on Council’s response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please follow this page and Council’s social media handles – including FacebookTwitter and Instagram. You can also contact Council’s Customer Service team.

Services and Facilities status

ServiceStatusInformation
Customer Service
Civic Centre
OPENOrange City Council's Customer Service team is adjusting its service to ensure safe work practices for staff at the front counter.
Residents are encouraged to make contact by phone, and additional resources are being allocated to streamline telephone responses.
All financial payments to be made online or via contactless card transactions where possible.
Rates, Water Rates or Debtors payments can be made by:
- BPay
- Online at our website via credit card
- Call us on 6393 8000 with credit card details
- Send a cheque to PO Box 35
- At Australia Post
Visitor Information CentreCLOSEDThe Centre is closed for face to face enquiries. Phone questions are still being dealt with at 1800 069 466.
'Live chat' online questions are being dealt with via Orange 360 website 8am to 8pm seven days a week.
Orange Civic TheatreCLOSEDCheck Theatre web page for cancellations.
Central West LibrariesCLOSEDThe library is closed.
Online services are still available.
Check the Library web page for updates.
Orange Regional GalleryCLOSEDThe gallery is now closed. Check the Gallery website for updates.
Orange Regional MuseumCLOSEDThe Museum has already closed for the installation of a new exhibition. Check the Museum web page for updates.
Orange Aquatic CentreCLOSED
The Aquatic Centre has closed for all swimming.
Children's Services
- OSHC
- Courallie Park
- Spring Street
- Yarrawong
- Family Day Care
- Anson Street After School Care
OPENAll Orange City Council Child Care Centres and Preschools are continuing to operate as normal. Follow this page for further updates.
Community Services Centre ~
Giyalang Ganya
OPENAll financial payments to be made online or via contactless and tap card transactions where possible. Follow this page for further updates.
Orange Resource Recovery CentreOPENAll waste is being received as usual at the Ophir Rd centre . Payments are to be made online or via contactless and tap card transactions where possible. Follow this page for further updates.
Colour City Caravan ParkOPENThe caravan park is continuing to operate as normal. All financial payments to be made online or via contactless and tap card transactions where possible. Follow this page for further updates.
Canobolas Scout CampOPENThe Scout Camp, which is now run by Orange City Council, is continuing to accept bookings. Follow this page for further updates.
Playgrounds, skate parks & and outdoor gymsCLOSEDWhile neighbourhood parks are open, the play equipment in those parks is closed. Orange's three skate parks (Moulder Park, Margaret Anzac Park & Glenroi Oval) are closed. Outdoor gym equipment in (Moulder Park, Margaret Stevenson Park and Gosling Creek) Reserve is closed

Latest News

A side view of the proposed new toilet block for Roberston Park shows a pergola covered in plants.COVID-19News
April 2, 2020

Work continues on projects large and small, despite COVID-19 crisis

Orange City Council is continuing to make progress on a range of major infrastructure projects, smaller construction jobs and road works. (more…)
BusinessCOVID-19News
April 1, 2020

Orange businesses encouraged to register through new online directory

Orange City Council has created a free online business directory, a centralised place for consumers to see which businesses are open and what services are currently available during the current…
COVID-19News
March 31, 2020

Council outdoor staff getting on with the job

Orange City Council's outdoor staff are getting on with the job, with a range of new operating guidelines in place due to the COVID-19 crisis. (more…)
Image of autumn leaves. Autumn is a signature season of Orange.COVID-19News
March 30, 2020

Local playgrounds close in latest response to COVID-19 crisis

Playgrounds across the Orange City Council area have closed following a decision overnight by national health authorities. (more…)
BooksCOVID-19LibraryMuseumNewsTourism
March 25, 2020

Library, Visitors Centre, Gallery to close under latest COVID-19 changes

Orange City Council has responded to the latest Australian Government restrictions closing a number of facilities. (more…)
Aquatic CentreCOVID-19LibraryNews
March 24, 2020

Aquatic Centre to close, library services reduced in latest COVID-19 update

The Orange Aquatic Centre will close, and changes have been made to operations at the Orange City Library in the latest response to COVID19. (more…)
Courallie FacadeCOVID-19News
March 24, 2020

Council preschools and child care centres continue to operate

Orange City Council's preschools and child care centres are continuing to operate inline the recommendations of state and federal authorities. This is the latest message to be mailed to parents…
Aquatic CentreCOVID-19News
March 23, 2020

Orange Aquatic Centre closes indoor pool

The indoor pool at the Orange Aquatic Centre has closed following decisions today by the NSW Government. (more…)
BooksCOVID-19LibraryNews
March 20, 2020

Central West Libraries responds to COVID-19 crisis

As a valued member of Central West Libraries, we want to keep you informed about how we are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis and its local implications. (more…)
MuseumCOVID-19MuseumNews
March 20, 2020

Orange Regional Museum responds to COVID-19 crisis

Here is some information about how Orange Regional Museum is dealing with the COVID-19 crisis and its local implications. (more…)
Spark a connection includes tours of the art galleryCOVID-19GalleryNews
March 19, 2020

Exhibition openings called off, Gallery to stay open

The Gallery is complying with the recommendations of national and state health authorities about managing the COVID-19 crisis. (more…)
COVID-19News
March 19, 2020

Orange City Council responds to COVID-19 crisis, over-the-counter payments suspended

Orange City Council will continue to adapt to the developing COVID-19 situation with a focus on service delivery, CEO David Waddell said today. (more…)