In response to the NSW Government's lockdown announcement, Council services, facilities and events have been impacted effective from 4pm Thursday 5 August 2021 until further notice. Find out more.

Cessnock Waste Management Centre

Cessnock Waste Management Centre (CWMC) will re-open to the public per standard operating hours (8:45am to 4:30pm, 7 days a week) on Monday 13 September 2021.

Visitors MUST:

  • Check in using the QR code system on site
  • Wear a face mask at all times
  • Social distance at all times
  • Remain in their vehicle when not unloading

Visit the CWMC section of the website for information on waste vouchers, the Community Recycling Centre, alternate waste vouchers or disposing of problem waste.

Please direct any further enquiries regarding CWMC to Council's Customer Relations team on 02 4993 4100.

Emergency road closures

Visit Live Traffic NSW and Hunter NSW SES to stay up-to-date.
Find out about available crisis and disaster assistance.

Local road, bridge and park closures

There are currently no local road or bridge closures.

Col Brown Rotary Park, Kurri Kurri: The middle section of the park and amenities block are closed for upgrades but the eastern and western ends remain open.

Sporting ground closures

All sporting grounds are closed due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Find out more.

Sporting ground updates are posted on Council's Facebook and Twitter pages as well as here.

Amenities closures

Public toilets across the Cessnock Local Government Area will be open from Monday 13 September 2021.

 All public BBQ facilities remain disabled in line with NSW Government restrictions prescribed in the Public Health Order.

Works and projects

For more information, view our current works and projects.

We make every effort to ensure disruptions to traffic, businesses, pedestrians and residents are minimised during works.