Welcome Back! In line with the easing of restrictions by the NSW Government, many of our facilities will reopen from Monday 11 October.
Conditions of Entry
As a condition of entry, in line with the NSW Government Health Order Division 5, Section 2.18 if you are 16 or over you are required to produce valid proof of your vaccination on entry:
2.18 Premises closed to unvaccinated adults: (1) The occupier of the following premises in the general area must take reasonable steps to ensure that an unvaccinated adult is not on the premises— NSW Government Gazette 4 October 2021 Page 13 Public Health (COVID-19 General) Order 2021 [NSW] Part 2 Directions applying to general area
(a) higher risk premises,
(b) business premises that are hairdressers, spas, nail salons, beauty salons, waxing salons, tanning salons, tattoo parlours or massage parlours,
(c) recreation facilities (indoors),
(d) public swimming pools,
(e) information and education facilities,
(f) retail premises, but not critical retail premises.
In this clause—higher risk premises means the following—
(a) entertainment facilities,
(b) recreation facilities (major),
(c) hospitality venues,
(d) places of public worship,
(e) premises at which a significant event is being held, other than a small funeral or memorial service or small wedding service.
Valid proof includes:
- an Australian government online immunisation history statement
- a COVID-19 digital certificate from the Australian Immunisation Register
- information displayed on the Service NSW mobile phone application
- a medical contraindication certificate issued to the person
Wearing of masks by those 12 and over will also be required.
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From Monday 11 October, the following branches will partially reopen under a booking system, 10am-12pm and 2pm–4pm:
- Manly – Monday and Tuesday
- Dee Why - Tuesday and Thursday (Customer Services and Planning Officers)
- Mona Vale – Wednesday and Friday
Avalon customer service branch remains closed at this time.
Appointments with the Planning Officer are available at the Dee Why Customer Service Centre - please use the button below labelled Planning Officer Booking. Online meetings and appointments are still encouraged.
Don’t forget, most things we can help with over the phone so you might still like to give us a call to save you having to make the trip.
Please note that Manly parking permits are only issued at our Manly branch. To book an appointment to collect a parking permit for Manly please select Book at Manly.
All library branches (apart from community libraries) will open from Monday 11 October, Monday to Friday, 10am - 5pm and Saturdays 10am - 1pm, with reduced capacity.
Library 2U will be replaced with a Click and Collect service.
Aquatic Centres and Gyms
Outdoor pools and areas at the Warringah and Manly Andrew Boy Charlton aquatic centres are currently open.
From Monday 11 October, people 16 and over need to be vaccinated to enter.
Indoor pools have re-opened but under restrictions just for swimming lessons, squad training, lap swimming, and rehab activities.
The Manly Andrew Boy Charlton Gym and Fitness Centre is open with restrictions. Bookings are required for fitness classes. The sauna and steam room as well as the spa and children's leisure pool remain closed.
Arts and Culture
Glen Street Theatre will reopen the Box Office on Monday 11 October with the theatre operating at 75% capacity.
Manly Art Gallery and Museum will open usual hours, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am – 5pm.
Avalon Workshop will be open for workshops and studio access. Bookings essential for all workshops.
Curl Curl Creative Space will be open for studio access only.
Mona Vale Creative Pop Up will be open for studio access only. Contact resident artists for click and collect order pick-ups.
Our community centres will reopen to existing hirers with limits on capacity to one person/4sqm.
The exception will be those using the community centres for physical recreational activity classes (such as yoga, dance, pilates and martial arts) which under the NSW Government Health Order are limited to a maximum of 20 participants per class.
The Coastal Environment Centre will reopen with reduced capacity from Monday 11 October. There will be additional displays and educators on hand to answer questions, as well as self-guided outside activities.
Manly Environment Centre will reopen from Monday 11 October. Check in via the Manly Library.
Visitor Information Centre
Our Visitor Information Centre at Manly Wharf will remain temporarily closed. Our team can help you through online chats on their website or on the phone (9976 1430) during business hours.
Aboriginal Heritage Office
The Aboriginal Heritage Office in Freshwater remains temporarily closed.
Justice of the Peace services
Beach patrols and red and yellow flagged swim areas have recommenced at the 21 beaches from North Palm Beach through to Manly. Those visiting the beach must maintain gathering limits and social distancing as per current public health orders.
All outdoor facilities remain open. Please adhere to social distancing and gathering rules.
All residential waste services will continue as normal. The service will start earlier than the usual 6am start time to ensure the health and safety of employees.
All street litter bins will continue to be collected and maintained as normal.
Kimbriki Resource Recovery Centre is open with some restrictions. Please visit kimbriki.com.au for more details.