The latest updates regarding the operation and delivery of our Region's businesses, attractions and events.
Our local businesses are now revising their current operations in accordance with the Australian Government’s three-step plan to gradually remove baseline restrictions and ensure an COVIDSafe Australia.
While we encourage you to support our local economy, we also remind you to please do so by practicing social distancing, good hygiene, and please stay home if you’re feeling unwell (even with mild symptoms).
As our community becomes more active and gets back to business, it's important that we
- follow the NSW rules for gatherings that apply to individuals and businesses
- maintain a physical distance of at least 1.5 metres from others
- practise good hand hygiene
- stay active and healthy
- take extra care if you're around vulnerable people
- get tested if you have any symptoms, even if they are only mild
- stay home until you get the test result, or are medically cleared.
From Monday 1 June 2020, the following will be allowed:
- travel to regional NSW for a holiday
- visits to museums, galleries and libraries
- pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants can have up to 50 customers
- beauty and nail salon operators can begin treatments under strict COVID-safe guidelines.
Rules that continue to apply include
For more information, please visit https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/what-you-can-and-cant-do-under-rules
- 195 Macquarie Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
In the heart of Dubbo's CBD and built in 1881 our heritage listed building is a local icon. Experience quality food from our extensive menu and enjoy our daily specials. Match your meal with a bottle of wine or just a nice cold beer from our cellar or bottle shop. Open 7 days.
- 79 - 85 Cobra Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
CURRENTLY CLOSED. Indulge at a sophisticated, yet casual, fine dining experience in the heart of Dubbo. Our locally inspired, seasonal menu features favourites such as our artisan breads, in-house smoked ribs and decadent handmade desserts. Children's menu available. Breakfast and dinner available.
- 91 - 93 Lee Street, Wellington NSW 2820
Conveniently located on the Mitchell Highway. We offer a choice of sit down, take-away or drive-through meals and snacks, 7 days a week. Our store is a proud supporter of the Wellington Community. Opening hours: Sat-Thurs 10am-9pm | Friday 10am - 10pm.
- 113 Darling Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
We're open from 6am for breakfast and barista made coffee. Pies are always a winner but if you're after a salad or baguette we have you covered. Discover 'Australia's Best' pies. Freshly baked treats and sourdoughs made daily. We are a fourth generation bakery operating since 1918. Open 7 days.
- 22 - 30 Whylandra Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
A favourite with locals and visitors offering stylish lounge areas, indoor and alfresco dining options. Relax and unwind in the Sportman's Bar and watch your game of choice on one of our big screens, wine and cocktail list. Function rooms and if in a hurry a drive through bottle shop.
- 55 Wheelers Lane, Dubbo NSW 2830
Found across two convenient locations including 38 Victoria Street, Dubbo. All our delicious products are made on-site from preservative and additive free artisan breads to pies, pastries, bespoke cakes and delectable sweets. From our family to yours, welcome to Farmer's Bakehouse.
- 18 - 20 Lee Street, Wellington NSW 2820
Indulge and enjoy a cup of signature Lily’s Blend – exclusively roasted for Jespresso. Enjoy locally blended Tea Karts loose leaftea or authentic Punjabi Chai and a tasty treat. Sit back, relax and enjoy the quaint atmosphere amongst the eclectic wares in the Mallee Hen’s Nest, open 7 days.
- 8 Whylandra Street (Newell Highway), Dubbo NSW 2830
The Cattleman's Restaurant is suited to families, business travellers and can cater for all types of functions and events. Offering a varied a la carte menu, our chefs ensure that every experience in our restaurant is of the highest standard. We also offer a delicious buffet breakfast.
- 10 Commercial Avenue, Dubbo NSW 2830
We appreciate great food as much as we appreciate great beer. Join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Sample our craft beer range brewed on-site with a tasting paddle. Savour signature coffee blend roasted on-site, share a meal over wine. You have all the ingredients for a great time with friends.
- 144 Brisbane Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
The Grapevine Cafe offers great coffee and superb food. Comfortably situated in a beautiful heritage listed building; enjoy first-class full table service with the choice of dining indoors or in the spacious courtyard. Takeaway available.
Open: Mon to Fri 7.00am - 4.00pm, Sat to Sun 8.00am - 3.00pm
- 79 - 85 Cobra Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
Stay in the heart of Dubbo and experience comfort and style at the Comfort Inn Blue Lagoon. Featuring 55 motel rooms with a range of flexible bedding options, outdoor pool, free guest laundry, Wi-Fi and on-site Sails Restaurant. Stroll across the road to Elston Water Park.
- 230 Brisbane Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
Choose from 2 bedroom single-level and split-level apartments, 3 bedroom townhouses, or a spacious 2 bedroom cottage. Short walk to restaurants and Dubbo CBD, alfresco BBQ and pool setting, free Wi-Fi. Affordable tariffs for short and long stays.
- 8 Whylandra Street (Newell Highway), Dubbo NSW 2830
The Cattleman's is proudly Dubbo's largest accommodation complex, with over 14 different room types from motel style to serviced apartments. Facilities include 1 heated pool, 2 outdoor pools, gym, daily buffet breakfast, award-winning a la carte restaurant and bar. Walking distance to CBD.
- Obley Road, Dubbo NSW 2830
For a wild night like no other, stay at Taronga Western Plains Zoo! Chose from 3 award-winning experiences. Whether its an African style safari, self contained Savannah Cabins or an authentic camp experience in the Billabong camp. Choose an experience that meets your adventure.
- Corner Brisbane and Wingewarra Streets, Dubbo NSW 2830
Quiet off-highway location in the heart of the CBD with everything you would expect from a luxury 4 star establishment. Deluxe rooms, executive spas suites and 2 bedroom family units available. Foxtel, TV and DVD players in all rooms, Wi-Fi, secure undercover parking and level 1 lift access.
- Corner Alfred and Whylandra Streets, Dubbo NSW 2830
Located a short stroll to Dubbo's CBD and 5km from the Zoo. On-site family favourites include; pool, jumping pillow, in-ground trampoline and school holiday activities. Enjoy the free gas BBQ, camp kitchen, complimentary herb garden and leash free areas.
- 113 - 115 Cobra Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
Expect a warm and friendly welcome at our comfortable, country motel. Opposite Elston Water Park. Central to Aldi, Apex Oval, Showground, Orana Mall and CBD. Book direct for best rates. Free Wi-Fi, Pool, Netflix.
- 5 Lee Street, Wellington NSW 2820
Warm, friendly hospitality located on the banks of the Macquarie River. Beautiful grounds surround our rooms, with a cool refreshing pool and BBQ facilities situated to take advantage of our lovely setting. Pets are welcome (with prior approval from Management).
- Mookerawa Road, Stuart Town NSW 2820
Spectacular sunsets and brilliant water views, we have the ultimate antidote for the stresses of everyday life. Overlooking Macquarie River on the South-western shores of the lake, simply park your RV or caravan, pitch a tent and get set to recharge. Our Cabins have amazing views from your balcony.
- 13R Narromine Road, Dubbo NSW 2830
Enjoy the magic of a country sunrise, our parkland setting surrounds are perfect for that family camping holiday, or for that overnight stay on your dream adventure. Bring your 4 legged friend - we're pet friendly. En-suite and standard cabins, grass shaded sites, pool and playground.
- 135 Lee Street, Wellington, NSW 2820
After undergoing extensive renovation all accommodation includes air conditioning with stylish refurbished private bathrooms and secure swipe card access at all hours. The Cow and Calf also features a guest lounge with library, internet access and Austar.
The family friendly bistro is open Monday - Saturday from 12pm-3pm for lunch and 6pm-9pm for dinner.
- 43 Cobbora Road, Dubbo NSW 2830
Spacious 1 bedroom rooms, self-contained, 3 bedroom cottage, executive and family apartments. Kitchens with full-size fridge and cooking facilities. Modern conveniences and located directly opposite Dubbo Hospital. Close to public transport and only 10 minutes to TWPZ and other tourist attractions.
Adventure beckons at Lake Burrendong or 'The Dam' as it's known to locals. Spike the adrenaline in the warmer months and try your hand at water skiing, wakeboarding and biscuiting. Pack the reels, rods and tackle box and you may just take home the 'big one' with seven different fish species to catch
Discover the wonderfully immersive Visitor Experience at the Royal Flying Doctor Service base in Dubbo. The Visitor Experience enables visitors to get hands-on with the Flying Doctor!
Wander the unique collection of 19th century buildings and artefacts and learn the stories of prison life. This remarkably complete and intact gaol operated for 119 years from 1847 to 1966. A facility of Dubbo Regional Council.
Dubbo's premier performing arts space. Local, national and international touring shows stud the stage of this 500-seat, fully air-conditioned, tiered theatre. A facility of Dubbo Regional Council
Enliven your senses and explore four distinctive garden spaces, including the Shoyoen authentic Japanese Garden, the Biodiversity Garden, the Sensory Garden and the cool surrounds of Oasis Valley. A facility of Dubbo Regional Council.
Let your kids go wild at and explore around 40 play elements. Soar on the flying fox, speed down the giant slide and fly high on the basket swing! With BBQs, toilets and accessible elements including a wheelchair friendly Liberty Swing. A facility of Dubbo Regional Council.
Explore the night sky, view planets, stars and galaxies through telescopes. Bring your SLR camera and take astrophotographs. Bookings essential. Observe sunspots and solar prominences and play astro minigolf during the day.
Explore over 164 hectares dedicated to the conservation of Australia's unique and incredibly diverse flora, overlooking the majestic Lake Burrendong. Open from sunrise to sunset every day with free entry.
Situated on the doorstep of Wellington (NSW) the mountainous 2,123ha Mount Arthur Reserve offers scenic viewpoints as well as picnicking, bushwalking, horse riding and bike riding opportunities. The Reserve is managed by local volunteers.
Our events calendar has something for everyone. Special school holidays performances, tribute bands, country music, comedians and hypnotists, right through to pro wrestling matches. Join us for a meal, a game of bingo, darts or chess. Ample free parking and Dubbo RSL Motel at our doorstep.
Discover Dubbo's pioneer history at this 1840s homestead. Enjoy picturesque gardens, café/art gallery, experience a guided tour - bookings essential. 1.5km past the Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
This state of the art centre houses both the art gallery and museum. With travelling displays and regular changing exhibitions. The Gallery's collection 'The Animal in Art' includes sculptures, illustrations, and other 2 dimensional works in a variety of media. A facility of Dubbo Regional Council.
Neighbouring the Wellington Caves, the garden is an ideal setting for a restful picnic before or after a tour of the caves or a round of golf. Offering a tranquil, retreat ideal for relaxation, a winding stream and reflection pool beneath a shaded pavilion. A facility of Dubbo Regional Council.
Discover what has been drawing visitors, travellers and scientists to Wellington since the 1830's. Unearth the mysteries of the megafauna that once roamed Australia and find out what those miners where up to 100 years ago on the Phosphate and Fossil tour. A facility of Dubbo Regional Council.
Event Cancellations & Postponements
For the latest information and updates on event cancellations and postponements, please see our Events Calendar.
Our primary concern is the health and safety of our community and visitors. Please be vigilant in personal hygiene, social distancing and stay home if you are feeling unwell. Take care of yourselves and our community’s most vulnerable.
For more information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/diseases/Pages/coronavirus.aspx
If you're a business owner, please visit our business information and resources page for more information on support available to you during this challenging period.