Coronavirus response

In response to the Coronavirus challenge Armidale Regional Council will be taking measures to help ensure public safety and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community. 

The below table provides an overview of Councils approach to maintaining business continuity through the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please understand that the status on some services is subject to change as advice from government and health authorities change.

Please wear a mask and check in using the QR codes when entering Council premises. You are required to maintain social distancing at all times. 


Council Service

Service Status

Services Provided

Civic Administration Buildings, Armidale & Guyra

Armidale - Open from 9.30am to 4pm

Guyra - open from 10am to 4pm

Face-to-face services.

Development Application and Assessment


Armidale Regional Council accepts online applications only. For help with your development click here.

Building Inspections


Building inspections will be undertaken where practicable subject to conditions for the construction industry under the NSW Public Health Order.

The Armidale Regional War Memorial Library & Guyra Library


Armidale - 9.30am to 5.30pm (Mon to Fri), 10am to 1pm (Sat)

Guyra 10am to 5pm (Mon to Fri), 10am to 1pm (Sat)

Parks, Sports Grounds & Recreational Facilities Open

Public spaces including playgrounds, skate parks, camping areas, BBQ facilities, public exercise equipment and Apex Lookout in Armidale are open to the public.

Museums: Armidale Folk Museum, Hillgrove Museum, Railway Museum



The Visitors Information Centre



Armidale Regional Airport

Open with restricted hours

Services continued. Flight frequency determined by individual airlines. The building is closed between airline services.

Town Hall, Community Halls, Kent House and Hughes House


Call to make a booking.

Nicolli House, Guyra


Patient transport and meals on wheels will continue to operate where practical
Waste Services Open Card payments only (no cash handling or cheques accepted on site).


Council Events

Event Status


Citizenship Ceremonies


We look forward to the gradual return of our regular programme of events. Council run events will be guided by the easing of Government restrictions on large gatherings as well as the time-frame to coordinate between restrictions easing and event dates.