Event Closures



Temporary Road Closures - Special Event - Part of High Street - 2016 New Year Eve Celebration in Maitland

Council has approved the temporary closure of some streets in Maitland to vehicular traffic during the New Year's Eve celebrations on the riverbank.  The closure details are:

From 6.00am Saturday 31 December 2016 to 9.00am Sunday 1 January 2017 (closure time at Police discretion):

  • St Andrews Street - between High Street and riverbank
  • Riverside Car Park
  • Stillsbury Lane.

From 3.00pm Saturday 31 December 2016 to 1.00am Sunday 1 January 2017:

  • High Street - eastbound lane from Belmore Road to just west of Church Street
  • High Street - westbound lane from just west of Church Street to Little Hunter Street (egress to Belmore Road will be maintained via Little Hunter Street).


The ‘Hard Grime Music Festival’ is to be held at Maitland Gaol on 4 March 2017. Maitland City Council proposes the following temporary road closure in East Maitland for this event.

The closure is detailed below for public exhibition and comment: -

John Street East Maitland from roundabout on Morpeth Road to Maitland Gaol entry gates. 11.30 am to 11.30 pm on Saturday 4 March 2017

Comments relating to the running of the event itself (not related to road closure or traffic management) should be forwarded in writing, addressed to the General Manager, Maitland City Council, P.O. Box 220, Maitland 2320, endorsed "Hard Grime Music Festival 2017 – file 150/5". The closing date for comments relating to the special event is 4.00pm 20 October 2016.

Comments relating to the temporary road closure can also be forwarded in writing (addressed to the General Manager at the above address), endorsed "Hard Grime Music Festival 2017 - Temporary Road Closure – File 122/944". The closing date for comments relating to the road closure / traffic management is 4.00pm on 3 November 2016.

Enquiries regarding the above can be directed to Council’s Visitor Information Centre on 49 312800.