Welcome Back! In line with the easing of restrictions by the NSW Government, many of our facilities have reopened from Monday 11 October.

Conditions of Entry

As a condition of entry, in line with the NSW Government Health Order Division 5, Section 2.18 if you are 16 or over you are required to produce valid proof of your vaccination on entry:

2.18 Premises closed to unvaccinated adults: (1) The occupier of the following premises in the general area must take reasonable steps to ensure that an unvaccinated adult is not on the premises— NSW Government Gazette 4 October 2021 Page 13 Public Health (COVID-19 General) Order 2021 [NSW] Part 2 Directions applying to general area
(a) higher risk premises,
(b) business premises that are hairdressers, spas, nail salons, beauty salons, waxing salons, tanning salons, tattoo parlours or massage parlours,
(c) recreation facilities (indoors),
(d) public swimming pools,
(e) information and education facilities,
(f) retail premises, but not critical retail premises.

In this clause—higher risk premises means the following—
(a) entertainment facilities,
(b) recreation facilities (major),
(c) hospitality venues,
(d) places of public worship,
(e) premises at which a significant event is being held, other than a small funeral or memorial service or small wedding service.

Valid proof includes:

  • an Australian government online immunisation history statement
  • a COVID-19 digital certificate from the Australian Immunisation Register
  • information displayed on the Service NSW mobile phone application
  • a medical contraindication certificate issued to the person

Wearing of masks by those 12 and over will also be required.

Customer Service - 1300 434 434

The following branches are open Monday to Friday between 9am - 12pm and 2pm - 4.30pm:

  • Manly
  • Dee Why - Customer Services and Planning Officers
  • Mona Vale

Appointments will no longer be necessary from Monday 15 November.

Avalon customer service branch remains closed at this time.

We can help you with most things online or over the phone to save you the trip. Contact our customer service team on 1300 434 434.

Appointments with the Planning Officer are available at the Dee Why Customer Service Centre - please use the button below labelled Planning Officer Booking. Online meetings and appointments are still encouraged.

We can help with most things over the phone so you might still like to give us a call to save you having to make the trip.



All library branches (apart from community libraries) have reopened, Monday to Friday, 10am - 5pm and Saturdays 10am - 1pm, with reduced capacity. 

Library 2U will be replaced with a Click and Collect service.

Find out all the details.

Justice of the Peace services

Justice of the Peace services at Dee Why, Forestville, Glen Street and Warringah Mall Libraries have resumed. Check the calendar for days and times convenient to you. No bookings are required, but we encourage you to call the appropriate library to confirm a volunteer JP is available on the day you plan to visit.

Aquatic Centres and Gyms


All pools and areas at the Warringah Aquatic Centre and Manly Andrew Boy Charlton Aquatic Centre are currently open.

People 16 and over need to be vaccinated to enter and face masks must be worn whilst indoors when not swimming, eating or drinking.

The Manly Andrew Boy Charlton Gym and Fitness Centre is open with restrictions. Bookings are required for classes. The sauna, steam room and spa remain closed due to construction and will reopen in early December.

Find out more: Warringah Aquatic CentreManly Andrew Boy Charlton Pool and Gym.

Arts and Culture

Glen Street Theatre has reopened the Box Office with the theatre operating at 75% capacity.

Manly Art Gallery and Museum is now open usual hours, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am – 5pm.

Avalon Creative Space is open for workshops and studio access. Bookings essential for all workshops. 

Curl Curl Creative Space is open for studio access only.

Mona Vale Creative Pop Up is open for studio access only. The makers shop is open as of 25 October, for double vaccinated visitors. 

Community Centres

Our community centres are open with reduced capacity.   

Environment Centres

The Coastal Environment Centre has re-opened with reduced capacity. There will be additional displays and educators on hand to answer questions, as well as self-guided outside activities.

Manly Environment Centre has re-opened. Check in via the Manly Library.

Visitor Information Centre

Our Visitor Information Centre at Manly Wharf remains temporarily closed. Our team can help you through online chats on their website or on the phone (9976 1430) during business hours.

Aboriginal Heritage Office

The Aboriginal Heritage Office in Freshwater remains temporarily closed.  


Beach patrols and red and yellow flagged swim areas have recommenced at the 21 beaches from North Palm Beach through to Manly. 

Outdoor facilities  

All outdoor facilities remain open. Please adhere to social distancing and gathering rules.


All residential waste services will continue as normal. The service will start earlier than the usual 6am start time to ensure the health and safety of employees.

All street litter bins will continue to be collected and maintained as normal.


Kimbriki Resource Recovery Centre is open with some restrictions. Please visit for more details. 


All Childcare Centres and Family Day Care centres remain open and operating normal days and hours with some provisions for drop off and pick up.