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Council’s customer service centres will have a planned service interruption on Tuesday, 12 December that will temporarily impact customer service hours. 

Customer Service Centres - Erina: closed all day | Wyong: closed from 12.30pm | Gosford: closed from 12pm. All Council Customer Service services will resume as normal from 8.30am Wednesday, 13 December. For urgent matters, you can still call us on 02 4306 7900. Our online Customer Service Centre is also always available. 


  • Council offices will be closed over the holiday period from Mon 25 Dec 2023 to Mon 1 Jan 2024 (re-opening Tues 2 Jan 2024).  Some of Council’s services and facilities will be closed or have changes, however essential services will continue to operate.  
  • For urgent reports or issues, call Council on 02 4306 7900 at any time.  Non-urgent reports, and enquiries can be lodged 24/7 through our online Customer Service Centre (and progressed from 2 Jan).
Community Events and Place Activation Grants
A range of grants designed to support community organisations groups and partnering businesses.

This program is open once a year. The program opened on 1 June 2023 and close 30 June 2023.

The Community Events and Place Activation Grant Program aims to support local organisations to deliver community events and activities that activate spaces and places to complement activity around town centres, foreshores, lakes and green spaces for the community and visitors.

Applications can be made for funding up to $20,000 per financial year per activity in combined funding and in-kind Council services.

The program is time limited and covers activities that are able to be completed within an eighteen (18) month timeframe from date of funding.

Key dates

Applications are scheduled for final decision at a Council Meeting approximately 3 months after the application deadline. Council timelines may alter due to the volume of applications/and or Council meeting agendas.

More information

For more information, please contact our Community Grants team on 4325 8861 or email

Helpful documents

Please read the Community Events and Place Activation Grant Program guidelines for additional information, including criteria, eligibility and program objectives.

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