COVID-19 Information


MidCoast Council is following the requirements of the State Government in relation to the current COVID restrictions.

For updates, please see Service NSW (What you can do in NSW | NSW Government) and NSW Health ( .

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How to do business with us

Following the lifting of the NSW Government's stay at home orders for the region, our facilities and services will reopen to the community and will continue to abide by COVID safe plans and requirements of the Public Health Order which includes social distancing and wearing of masks at all our indoor facilities. If you do not feel comfortable undertaking face-to-face interactions, you can continue to do business with us online or by phone. 

Customer Service Line

operating as usual 8.30am - 4.30pm 7955 7777

Online services

operating as usual - Report / Request a service
email us:

Kerbside waste collection

operating as usual



Parks / playgrounds / public toilets


Taree Airport

open – services provided by Pelican Air 

Taree Administration and Customer Service Centre, Yalawanyi Ganya, 2 Biripi Way


Forster and Gloucester Customer Service points


Tea Gardens Customer Service point

open Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm. Customers can phone 7955 7777 outside these hours for any support or assistance required  

Stroud Customer Service point and Library

closed for in person assistance, contact us by phone or online as above 


open (with the exception of Stroud - refer above) - visit our Libraries website for contact details

Manning Regional Art Gallery

open from Tuesday 14 September

Manning Entertainment Centre 

closed contact by phone 10am to 1pm Tuesday to Friday: (02) 6592 5466 or email

Visitor Information Centres - Gloucester, Forster and Taree


MidCoast Assist


Waste Management Centres, Tip Shops and Tuncurry Return and Earn

open usual business hours

YMCA Taree and Forster


Gloucester Hydrotherapy Pool


Council-managed Community Halls 

open for bookings with appropriate COVID plans