Christmas/New Year Opening Hours

 30 December 2019

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December 2019 - January 2020

We wish our community a happy and safe Christmas and New Year.

Some Council services will be unavailable on certain days of the holiday period, while others will operate as usual.

Household waste collections

Household rubbish, recycling and green waste bins will be collected as normal on every day of the Christmas and New Year period.

Council offices

The Monash Civic Centre and the Oakleigh Service Centre will be:

  • Closing at 4pm on Friday 20 Dec, Tuesday 24 Dec and Tuesday 31 Dec
  • Closed on Christmas Day (Wednesday 25 Dec), Boxing Day (Thursday 26 Dec), and the New Year’s Day Public Holiday (Wednesday 1 Jan)
  • Open as normal from Monday 30 - Tuesday 31 Dec, and from Thursday 2 Jan onwards

Waste Transfer Station

The Waste Transfer Station will be:

  • Closed on Christmas Day (Wednesday 25 Dec), Boxing Day (Thursday 26 Dec) and New Year's Day (Wednesday 1 Jan)

On all other days, the Waste Transfer Station will be open as normal (7.30am-4pm).

Monash Libraries

Monash’s five local library branches opening hours: Libraries opening hours

Mulgrave Neighbourhood Library will be closed from 1.30pm on Friday 20 December 2019 to Sunday 12 January 2020 reopening Monday 13 January 2020.

The Monash Federation Centre will close on 19 December 2019 and will be opening by appointment only thereafter.

Return chutes will remain open at all of our branches besides Mulgrave.

The eLibrary remains open 24/7 at

Aquatic and Recreation Centres

The Clayton Aquatics and Health Club (CAHC), Monash Aquatic and Recreation Centre (MARC) and Oakleigh Recreation Centre (ORC) will be closed on Christmas Day (Wednesday 25 December) but open all other days, with some reduced hours.

Active Monash Group Fitness Timetable:

Christmas Opening Hours & Group Fitness Timetable:

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