Christmas and holiday bin collection days 2018/19

News Update 24 December 2018

Domestic rubbish collection

There will be no collection of domestic rubbish or recycling bins on Christmas and New Year’s Day. See below to find out when to place bins out for collection. 

If your normal bin collection
day is
Put your bins out on 
Tuesday 25 December  Wednesday 26 December  
Wednesday 26 December  Thursday 27 December  
Thursday 27 December  Friday 28 December  
Friday 28 December  Saturday 29 December 
Monday 31 December  Monday 31 December  (no change)
Tuesday 1 January  Wednesday 2 January  
Wednesday 2 January  Thursday 3 January  
Thursday 3 January  Friday 4 January 
Friday 4 January  Saturday 5 January 

Please place your bins out by 6am.


Recycling Centre holiday opening hours

Thursday 20 December 8.30am-11.45am
Friday 21-Sunday 23 December 9am-4.45pm
Monday 24 December 9am-4.45pm
Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 December CLOSED
Thursday 27 to Monday 31 December 9am-4.45pm
Tuesday 1 January CLOSED
Normal hours resume from Wednesday 2 January

To contact the City over the holiday season, please phone 9474 0777 (after hours service is 24 hours, 7 days a week). All calls received after hours are either actioned immediately in the case of an emergency or referred back to us the next working day for follow up. 

Civic Centre and Operations Centre
Friday 21 December - 8.30am-5pm
Monday 24 December - 8.30am-5pm
Tuesday 25 December to Tuesday 1 January - CLOSED
Normal hours resume from Wednesday 2 January

Contact us

For more information, please contact the City.