Masks are recommended but no longer compulsory at Council facilities.

NSW Government requirements for face masks in Greater Sydney (including the Blue Mountains) changed on 29 January, 2021.  

Masks are recommended but no longer compulsory in Council facilities where goods and services are provided directly to members of the public. This includes:

  • Council Customer Service and Service NSW centre (Katoomba)
  • Libraries
  • Leisure and Aquatic Centres
  • Visitor Information Centres
  • Blue Mountains Cultural Centre 
  • Blue Mountains Theatre and Hub


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Council is providing reusable face masks to those in vulnerable and at risk groups in the community. The face masks will be available and delivered to the doors of households that meet the criteria of the program. Click here for more information.

Blue Mountains City Council will continue to follow the advice of NSW Health.

For more information go to the NSW Health website. Local information is also available on the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District website

If you are distressed, need support or know someone who needs support, you can call the Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.

For resources in other languages visit NSW Health's multilingual resources page