Christmas/New Year operating hours

Council offices and civic centres

Merri-bek Council offices, Coburg and Brunswick Town Halls, Customer Service Centres, Libraries and Maternal Child Health Centres will be closed from 12 pm on Tuesday 24 December, and all day on Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

The Glenroy and Brunswick customer service counters experience low service traffic volumes throughout the new year period and will be closed from midday Tuesday 24 December and reopen on Monday 13 January.

Service will continue to be provided at the Coburg Civic Centre, through the Contact Centre (telephones) and the Council website. In addition, payment in person for items such as rates can be made at Australia Post service centres

Essential services

Essential services will continue without disruption. Emergency on-call services will not be affected.

Waste collection services

If your normal bin collection falls on Christmas day, your bins will be collected on Thursday 26 December. If your normal bin collection falls on 1st January, your bins will be collected on Thursday 2 January. These alternate dates are also marked in Council’s waste collection calendar.

Aquatic/leisure facilities

Christmas Eve    Tuesday 24 Dec                Close 6pm
Christmas Day   Wednesday 25 Dec.           CLOSED
Boxing Day          Thursday 26 Dec.             Public Holiday Hours
New Years Eve   Tuesday 31 Dec.               Close 6pm
New Years Day  Wednesday 1 Jan              Open 12 noon

Wishing you a safe and happy Christmas and New Year.