Council has implemented strict protocols to ensure we comply with directions issued by government in relation to managing the COVID 19 risk. These protocols apply to our staff, our customers and visitors to our premises, and councillors alike. Please be understanding that we will do our best to maintain services and help in what are unique and challenging circumstances.

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Tenterfield Shire Council is participating in the NSW Health SARS-CoV-2 Sewage Surveillance Research Project for the next 4 weeks and facilitate testing of sewage at both the Tenterfield and Urbenville Sewage Treatment plants.

The testing can help provide early warning of COVID-19 infections in the community. These tests provide data to support NSW Health’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and further information on the project can be obtained by visiting

NSW Health publish results of the testing each week and these result can be located by visiting