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Council services and programs

Posted Friday 12 February 2021

Mosman Council community facilities and programs have largely returned to normal, with the appropriate safety measures in place in line with the latest federal and state government public health orders. Some services continue to be offered remotely and other programs are being progressively returned. For details please see below.

Residents are invited to subscribe to Council’s e-newsletter, download the MyMosman app, or check back on this page for further updates.

If you would like to report something to Council, visit our Report it page. Alternatively, you can also report issues via the MyMosman app which allows you to include images to support your submission.

Council also has payment and form options available online.

For other enquiries and assistance related to Council business please call 9978 4000 or email council@mosman.nsw.gov.au.

Customer Service

Council’s Customer Service reception is open, 8.30am to 5pm weekdays and the Justice of the Peace service is available between 2 to 3pm weekdays subject to availability by appointment only.

Barry O’Keefe Library

Barry O’Keefe Library is open 9.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday with a variety of programs being run online and on-site.

Mosman Art Gallery and Community Centre

The Gallery is open daily (excluding public holidays) 10am to 4pm for exhibition viewings and the Community Centre is also open for bookings.

Community Services: Seniors Centre, Youth Centre, Children’s Services

Mosman Square Seniors Centre is open 9am to 5pm weekdays with programming and activities by prior booking. Call 9978 4128 to book an activity.

Mosman Community Care is continuing to deliver support services for elderly and more vulnerable residents.

Mosman Youth Centre has Drop In on Fridays 3.30-5.30pm and Mondays 3.30-4.30pm followed by MAD Mondays creative art workshop. Contact 9978 4013.

Connections Playgroup will be restarting later this year.

Mosman Markets

The monthly Mosman Market held at Mosman Square and Village Green is operating with limited stall numbers.

Business and community support

Council is working collaboratively with businesses, community groups and government agencies, providing ongoing support where needed. Policies are in place to deal with economic hardship.

Council has produced free printable colour posters for local businesses to remind their patrons of physical distancing guidelines and advise of any limits to the number of people permitted in outlets.

Builders and their employees are now able to work on sites seven days a week during their approved hours of operation.

Fees and charges for sporting grounds have been maintained at 2019/20 levels for 2020/21.

Council continues to work with food premises and other businesses to ensure compliance with current health orders.

Duty Planning

Council’s Urban Planning team’s duty planning service is available Monday to Friday 8.30am to 10.30am and can be accessed by calling the duty planning number 9978 4214 or visiting mosmanplanning.net and clicking on the Ask Joe button.

Public areas

Playgrounds and exercise equipment are open, and visitors are encouraged to follow current health advice by taking their own hygiene provisions and cleaning hands before and after using equipment.

Council rangers are assisting the NSW government and police in reminding residents to observe the NSW government’s physical distancing rules which are available here. Residents who are concerned that people may be breaching the NSW government’s physical distancing restrictions can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Events

Please visit Council’s website, Library, Gallery and Events Mosman websites for information on our events and activities.

Government health information

Mosman residents are also encouraged to consider downloading the NSW government’s Service NSW app and the Australian government’s COVIDSafe app.

More information on COVID-19 can be obtained from the following authorities or by telephone to the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.

Federal Department of Health: COVID-19 vaccine information

Federal Department of Health: Coronavirus health alert

Federal Department of Health: COVID-19 Fact Sheets in languages

NSW Health: Coronavirus FAQs

NSW Health: Cases by NSW Local Government Area

Transport for NSW: Travel information and advice

Other support services

Lifeline telephone crisis support available 24/7 on 13 11 14

Way2Wellness: telephone support and coaching service