Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the greater Newcastle and Hunter Valley areas, NSW Health has issued a stay at home order effective from 5pm Saturday 14 August 2021 until further notice.
In response to the NSW Health stay at home order, Council services, facilities and events have been impacted.
We proudly host a number of civic events and ceremonies throughout the year including Australia Day Awards, Citizenship Ceremonies, Freeman of the City Awards and the Cessnock City Hall of Fame.
Our Australia Day Awards recognise those in our community who make a difference.
We proudly host three citizenship ceremonies each year to welcome our newest citizens.
Our Freeman of the City Award recognises individuals for their outstanding achievement and service.
The City of Cessnock Hall of Fame celebrates local individuals and families who have excelled in their chosen field.