The Cessnock Local Government Area has been declared a disaster zone following the March 2021 flood. If you were adversely impacted by the event, you may be eligible for support.
Council services, events and regular programs have been impacted by measures to help slow and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Our Community Directory is a listing of community services, organisations and groups operating in the Cessnock Local Government Area.
Council builds infrastructure, develops services and plans community events to improve opportunities for people with disability to participate in their community.
Council builds relationships with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and supports the recognition of their histories, heritage and cultures.
Find out about more about our local youth services provided by the Cessnock Youth Centre & Outreach Service (CYCOS).
Find out about our Seniors Festival and how you can get involved in activities in our community.
Information about Council's Mayoral Scholarships Program which supports education opportunities for residents, and Dollar for Dollar Grant Scheme which supports community projects.
ClubGRANTS funding is made available by Local Clubs to provide for a wide range of local social services and community projects.
Council manages and maintains ten general cemeteries and two lawn cemeteries throughout the Cessnock LGA.
Council invites community groups and organisations to hire the poles to promote events that will raise the profile of our area.
Cessnock City Council
62-78 Vincent Street
Cessnock NSW 2325, Australia
PO Box 152, Cessnock NSW 2325
02 4993 4100
After Hours Emergency
02 4993 4100
Cessnock City Council acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which our offices and operations are located, and we pay our respects to Elders past, present and future.
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