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Festive opening times: libraries, gallery and customer services

Find out how Council services and facilities are operating during the festive period.

Waste and Recycling

Household waste collections continue as usual while hard waste is taking a break. The hard waste bookings closed at 5pm Monday 18 December. All bookings already placed will be collected before Christmas. Bookings will reopen at 10am Wednesday 3 January 2024.

Customer Service

You can still Contact Us or Report a Problem online via our forms. You can also call us on (03) 9599 4444.

Date

Opening hours

Thursday 21 December 8.30am - 5pm 
Friday 22 December 8.30am - 4pm 
Saturday 23 December CLOSED
Sunday 24th December CLOSED
Monday 25 December CLOSED
Tuesday 26 December CLOSED
Wednesday 27 December 8.30am - 5pm
Thursday 28 December 8.30am - 5pm
Friday 29 December 8.30am - 5pm
Saturday 30 December CLOSED
Sunday 31 December CLOSED
Monday 1 January CLOSED
Tuesday 2 January 8.30am - 5pm

 

Bayside Libraries

Our chutes will remain open and online library resources are available 24/7. You can call us during the below opening hours on (03) 9261 7125.

Date

Opening hours

Wednesday 20 December 10am - 6pm 
Thursday 21 December 10am - 6pm 
Friday 22 December 10am - 4pm 
Saturday 23 December CLOSED
Sunday 24th December CLOSED
Monday 25 December CLOSED
Tuesday 26 December CLOSED
Wednesday 27 December 10am - 5pm
Thursday 28 December 10am - 5pm
Friday 29 December 10am - 5pm
Saturday 30 December 10am - 4pm
Sunday 31 December 1pm - 4pm
Monday 1 January CLOSED
Tuesday 2 January 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 3 January 10am - 5pm
Thursday 4 January 10am - 5pm

Date

Opening hours

Wednesday 20 December 9am - 6pm 
Thursday 21 December 9am - 6pm 
Friday 22 December 9am - 6pm 
Saturday 23 December CLOSED
Sunday 24th December CLOSED
Monday 25 December CLOSED
Tuesday 26 December CLOSED
Wednesday 27 December 10am - 5pm
Thursday 28 December 10am - 5pm
Friday 29 December 10am - 5pm
Saturday 30 December 10am - 4pm
Sunday 31 December 1pm - 4pm
Monday 1 January CLOSED
Tuesday 2 January 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 3 January 10am - 5pm
Thursday 4 January

10am - 5pm

Date

Opening hours

Wednesday 20 December CLOSED
Thursday 21 December 10am - 6pm 
Friday 22 December
10am - 4pm
Saturday 23 December Non-staffed - community access for registered users 
Sunday 24th December
Non-staffed - community access for registered users 
Monday 25 December
Non-staffed - community access for registered users 
Tuesday 26 December
Non-staffed - community access for registered users 
Wednesday 27 December
Non-staffed - community access for registered users 
Thursday 28 December
Non-staffed - community access for registered users 
Friday 29 December
Non-staffed - community access for registered users 
Saturday 30 December
Non-staffed - community access for registered users 
Sunday 31 December
Non-staffed - community access for registered users 
Monday 1 January
Non-staffed - community access for registered users 
Tuesday 2 January
Non-staffed - community access for registered users 
Wednesday 3 January 10am - 5pm
Thursday 4 January
Non-staffed - community access for registered users 

Date

Opening hours

Wednesday 20 December 10am - 6pm 
Thursday 21 December 10am - 6pm 
Friday 22 December 10am - 4pm 
Saturday 23 December CLOSED
Sunday 24 December CLOSED
Monday 25 December CLOSED
Tuesday 26 December CLOSED
Wednesday 27 December 10am - 5pm
Thursday 28 December 10am - 5pm
Friday 29 December 10am - 5pm
Saturday 30 December 10am - 4pm
Sunday 31 December 1pm - 4pm
Monday 1 January CLOSED
Tuesday 2 January 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 3 January 10am - 5pm
Thursday 4 January 10am - 5pm

Bayside Gallery

Exhibiting Bayside Local and Refuge, workshop, stage, site: Billilla Artist Studios 2022-23.

  • The Gallery will be closed to the public from 4pm, 22 December 2022 through to 11am, 31 January 2023.

    Council Meetings

    Council's 2023 meeting schedule concludes with the Tuesday 19 December 2023 Council meeting. Visit our Council meetings page for information on the meeting and Council and Committee meetings in 2024.

    Building and Planning

    You can continue to submit your Building and Planning requests online or find out about advertising of planning applications over the festive period.

    For all other requests, visit our main services page.