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Thredbo Chamber Update 

Hi All! I hope that everyone is remaining productive and positive  during lockdown. I hope that everyone is still able to remain positive and stick together as best we can as a community. Don’t forget that there are many of Thredbo's favorite venues still doing takeaway, so if you can, order some delicious food and support local businesses in a stressful time! 

If anyone would like to include any updates,  information or advertising in the newsletter please send an email or get in touch with the Chamber of Commerce today! 

Please see below information regarding the ACT lockdown. Please do the right thing for our ski season and stay at home if you have been in the ACT from the 5th of August.

Also in this newsletter: 
  • Thredbo Update
  • Thredbo Takeaway
  • RedCycle recycling 
  • Business Australia COVID Government Support 
  • COVID-19 Vaccine 
  • Dining Guide and Occupancy Report

 

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Thredbo Update  
 

THREDBO UPDATE
 
Thredbo Resort confirms that a sample taken from its sewerage treatment plant has returned a positive sample for COVID-19. No cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Thredbo.
 
The health and safety of our guests, employees and community remains our highest priority and Thredbo continues to work under the advice of NSW Health.
 
Thredbo is committed to playing our part in ensuring the health and safety of our guests, teams and our community. We urge anyone displaying even the mildest COVID-19 symptoms to get tested immediately and remain isolated until a negative result is received. 
 
Under the current state-wide stay at home orders, Thredbo continues to pause its winter season until we are able to open again.
 
In addition, the Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) is correcting inaccurate media reports about a COVID-19 case in the Snowy Monaro LGA. The case was temporarily allocated to the Snowy Monaro area on the NSW Health website based on the case’s previous residential address. There are currently NO cases of COVID-19 in the Snowy Monaro.
 
Testing is available at Jindabyne and Cooma this week:
🧪 Cooma Showgrounds drive-through, Cromwell St, Cooma 8.00am – 4.00pm, Friday to Sunday
 
🧪 Cooma Hospital drive-through, Bent St, Cooma 8.00am – 4.00pm, Friday to Sunday
 
🧪 Jindabyne HealthOne carpark, 5 Thredbo Terrace, Jindabyne 9.00am – 3.00pm, Friday to Sunday
 
SNSWLHD urges people to be alert for any cold-like symptoms that could signal COVID-19, including headache, nausea, sore throat, runny nose, cough, loss of smell or taste, or fever. If symptoms appear, people must isolate and get tested immediately, and remain isolated until a negative result is received.
 
COVID-19 Updates

Takeaway in the mountains  



T- Bar Restaurant 
Open for take home lunch Daily.
12-3PM
Open for Dinner takeaway Daily. 
5-9pm daily 

Alfresco Pizzeria
Open for Takeaway Thursday and Friday nights from 5-8pm 
Saturday Nights from 5-7pm 

Candlelight Lodge
Takeaway every night. 
Pick up from 6-7pm 
*Friday Feast Nights*
$50pp (Feast is Designed for two people) 
2 x soups 
1x Pork knuckle with sides of broccolini spaetzle and sauerkraut 
2x Dunkel beers

Bakery
7am to 2pm for Takeaway. 
(May close a little earlier at times)

Pub / Bistro & Bottle Shop
3 to 8pm for takeaway. (Thredbo Cellars Closed)
$12 Takeaway Cocktails

The Black Bear Inn 

The Black Bear Inn has some meat specials on offer from 10am-6pm

Please phone 02 6457 6216 to organise payment and pickup. 
 
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Alfresco Pizzeria Order Online

Recycling of soft plastics  

Did you know that soft plastic such as GLAD wrap, bubble wrap, snack wrappers and cereal box liners cannot be placed in Thredbo's regular yellow recycling bags. Soft plastics need to be disposed of separately. 

Plastic cannot biodegrade – it breaks down into smaller pieces and accumulates in the environment. Wildlife including fish and birds are threatened by ingesting and becoming entangled in plastics that drift into their habitat. Plastic particles also accumulate in landfill where toxic chemicals may seep into groundwater and downstream water sources. It is estimated that around eight million tonnes of plastic enter our oceans each year!

As consumers, we need to acknowledge the problem and rethink our consumption of plastics. There are many plastic waste hierarchy’s on the web, but they all have the 4 R's in common.

Refuse single use plastics wherever possible – when grocery shopping purchase loose items not packaged in plastic, bring your own reusable bags and containers for takeaway food.

Reduce your plastic footprint – choose products that contain less plastic packaging and fewer plastic parts – what happens to those products at their end-of-life?

Reuse existing products where possible – glass and stainless steel are long-lasting, durable, healthier alternatives to plastic. If you do end up with plastic containers, you may be able to re-purpose them (storing seeds for the garden, nuts and bolts in the shed)

Recycling programs are struggling to keep up with the massive amounts of plastics they receive. Recycling is a band-aid solution rather than a prevention – and should be considered only if you cannot refuse or reuse. There are REDcycle programs across Australia for soft plastics, and most hard plastics can be recycled. 

The good news is that you can collect your soft plastics and drop them off to the collection point at Woolworths in Jindabyne or Cooma. 

Help keep our beautiful mountain environment plastic free! 
 

What to RedCycle
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Your Guide to COVID-19 Government Support  

With information changing rapidly we’ve put together a page to help you navigate the support available. Below you’ll find links to government websites so you can quickly and efficiently source the information relevant to you and your business.  

 

Find Out More

COVID -19 Vaccine  

For information on getting your COVID-19 Vaccine please phone 6457 1221 for the Jindabyne Medical Practice or 6456 2545 for the Snowy Mountains Medical Centre
  
 
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