Changes to customer service hours and bin collections over Christmas

Tuesday 11 December 2018

Customer service 

Christmas Eve, Monday 24 December 8.30am – 2pm 
Christmas Day, Tuesday 25 December Closed
Boxing Day, Wednesday 26 December Closed
Thursday 27 December Regular hours resume
New Year's Day, Tuesday 1 January 2019 Closed

When we are closed, you can complete most customer service requests online. Or call our after-hours team on 9205 5555 to report a council emergency.

Yarra Libraries 

Our libraries will have reduced opening hours over the holiday period. View the timetable.

Returns chutes will be available at all libraries and items can be renewed online.

Yarra Leisure

Our leisure and recreation centres will have modified opening hours and group fitness timetables over the holiday period. View the details.


8.30am – 5pm
8.30am – 5pm

Rubbish and recycling bin collection

There will be no bin collections on Christmas Day, Tuesday 25 December. Collections on this day and for the rest of the week will be different to usual.

Regular collection day  
 Monday 24 December Collection will take place as normal 
 Tuesday 25 December Collection will take place on Wednesday 26 December instead
 Wednesday 26 December Collection will take place on Thursday 27 December instead
 Thursday 27 December Collection will take place on Friday 28 December instead
 Friday 28 December Collection will take place on Saturday 29 December instead
 Monday 31 December Collection will take place as normal
 Tuesday 1 January Collection will take place as normal

Recycling drop-off centre

Our recycling drop-off centre in Clifton Hill will will operate on an adjusted schedule over the holiday period. 

Monday 24 December   8am – 12pm
 Tuesday 25 December Closed 
 Wednesday 26 December 9am – 4pm
 Thursday 27 December  8am – 4pm
 Friday 28 December  8am – 4pm
 Saturday 29 December 9am – 5pm 
 Sunday 30 December  9am – 5pm
 Monday 31 December  8am – 4pm
 Tuesday 1 January  10am – 2pm
 Wednesday 2 January  8am – 4pm

Gleadell Street Market

The Gleadell Street Market will be closed on:

  • Saturday 29 December, 2018
  • Saturday 5 January, 2019

The market will reopen on Saturday 12 January, 2018

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