My thanks go to our amazing council works staff that went above and beyond to ensure the safety of residents and visitors through the major snow event last weekend. Out all weekend from early morning to late at night in very tough conditions assessing and clearing the roads, then relaying that information for regular distribution via social media by Technical Services Staff.
Latest News from Mayor Kathy Sajowitz - 15 August 2019
Media Release NSW Rural Fire Service - Bush Fire Danger Period
Road Conditions 12.08.2019
Butterfactory Lane and Shooters Hill Rd are re-opened. All other major roads in the Oberon local government area are open.
Some roads may have deep snow drifts in localised shaded sections and motorists are advised to use extreme caution in particular being mindful of black ice and to drive to the conditions they encounter.
There will be no further updates unless conditions deteriorate.
Road Conditions 11.08.2019
Edith Rd remains closed past the turnoff to Butterfactory Lane towards Jenolan Caves. Butterfactory Lane / Shooters Hill Rd also remains closed due to ice and snow.
Road Conditions Update 10.08.2019
All major roads in the Oberon Local Government Area are now open, except for Edith Rd from past the Butterfactory Lane turnoff towards Jenolan Caves where crews are still in attendance clearing the road.
Weekend Weather Forecast
Snow is forecast for the coming weekend in the Oberon Local Government Area.
Latest News from Mayor Kathy Sajowitz - 09 August 2019
Great news!! The AJS and Matchless Owners Club will be holding their 39th annual Downunder Jampot Rally in the Oberon area from the 1st - 3rd November 2019. Their visit will coincide with all of our Outdoor Week Activities. We look forward to welcoming everyone.
Road Conditions 09.08.2019
Edith Road has been re-opened.
There has been snowfall and snow flurries today in Oberon and surrounding areas.
Council crews have been out and about proactively monitoring the road conditions.
Edith Road from the Gingkin Road turnoff to Jenolan Caves is closed due to snow.
Postponed Official Opening of the Oberon Skate Park
Due to the forecast snow and extreme cold conditions predicated for Saturday the Official Opening of the Oberon Skate Park has been postponed. Council apologises for any inconvenience and will provide further details about the opening as soon as possible.
Latest News from Mayor Kathy Sajowitz - 01 August 2019
Congratulations to Mat Webb, Oberon’s Tourism and Economic Development Manager and his team on getting Oberon’s inaugural Field to Forest Festival over the line as a finalist in the Festivals and Events category of the Destination Country and Outback and Destination Riverina Murray Regional Tourism Awards.