Christmas and New Year operating hours

Published on 23 December 2020

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After the extraordinary year we have had, Nillumbik Shire Council would like to wish everyone are very safe, healthy and happy Christmas.

Over the holiday period, there will be changes to the opening hours for our customer service desk, Recycling and Recovery Centre, leisure and aquatic centres as well as changes to bin collections.

Many items of Council business can still be completed on our website at any time.

Customer Service, Civic Drive Greensborough

Our customer service desk at the Civic Drive offices in Greensborough will close on Christmas Eve at 1pm and will reopen on Monday 4 January 2021 at 9am.

Our customer call centre will also close at 1pm on Christmas Eve, but will available for telephone enquiries on Tuesday 29 December, 8.30am-5pm, Wednesday 30 December, 8.30am-5pm and Thursday 31 December 8.30am-1pm. Please note the 1pm closure on New Year’s Eve.

  • Tuesday 22 December 9am-5pm
  • Wednesday 23 December 9am-5pm
  • Thursday 24 December (Christmas Eve) 9am-1pm
  • Friday 25 December (Christmas Day) CLOSED
  • Monday 28 December (Boxing Day public holiday) CLOSED
  • Tuesday 29 December CLOSED - can be contacted on 9433 3111
  • Wednesday 30 December CLOSED - can be contacted on 9433 3111
  • Thursday 31 December CLOSED - can be contacted until 1pm on 9433 3111
  • Friday 1 January (New Year’s Day public holiday) CLOSED

Bin Collection

There will be no bin collections: Friday 25 December (Christmas Day), collected instead on Saturday 26 December Friday 1 January 2021 (New Year’s Day), collected instead on Saturday 2 January.

Recycling and Recovery Centre

290 Yan Yean Rd, Yarrambat

The centre will be closed: Friday 25 December (Christmas Day) Saturday 26 December (Boxing Day) Monday 27 December (Boxing Day public holiday) Friday 1 December (New Year’s Day).

The centre’s normal operating hours are Friday to Monday, 8am-4pm.

Reuse Shop at the Recycling and Recovery Centre

Closed from Tuesday 22 December and reopens Friday 8 January 2021.

Hurstbridge Community Hub

Closed from Thursday 24 December and reopening Monday 11 January 2021.

Edendale Community Environment Farm

Friday 25 December (Christmas Day) CLOSED

Open all other days 9.30am-4.30pm, except Extreme and Code Red Fire Danger Days.

Libraries

The Eltham and Diamond Valley branches of the Yarra Plenty Regional Library Service will operate modified holiday hours.

  • Thursday 24 December (Christmas Eve), close 12pm
  • Friday 25 December (Christmas Day) CLOSED
  • Saturday 26 December (Boxing Day) CLOSED
  • Sunday 27 December CLOSED
  • Monday 28 December CLOSED
  • Tuesday 29 December – Thursday 31 December, 10am-5pm
  • Friday 1 January CLOSED
  • Saturday 2 January 10am-5pm
  • Sunday 3 January, Diamond Valley CLOSED, Eltham 1-5pm.
  • Mobile Library CLOSED Wednesday 23 December – Wednesday 27 January.
  • Hurstbridge Hub Click & Collect service CLOSED Thursday 24 December, reopening Monday 11 January.

For more information go to yprl.com.au

Yarrambat Park Golf Course

The golf course is closed on Christmas Day, Friday 25 December

Leisure centres

Eltham Leisure Centre

  • Thursday 24 December (Christmas Eve) 5.30am-6pm
  • Friday 25 December (Christmas Day) CLOSED
  • Saturday 26 December (Boxing Day) 8am-8pm
  • Sunday 27 December 7am-8pm
  • Monday 28 December (Boxing Day public holiday) 8am-8pm
  • Tuesday 29 December 5.30am-10pm
  • Wednesday 30 December 5.30am-10pm
  • Thursday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) 5.30am-6pm
  • Friday 1 January (New Year’s Day) 1pm-8pm
  • Saturday 2 January (normal hours resume) 7am-8pm

Diamond Creek Outdoor Pool

  • Thursday 24 December (Christmas Eve) 9am-6pm
  • Friday 25 December (Christmas Day) CLOSED
  • Saturday 26 December (Boxing Day) 9am-6pm
  • Sunday 27 December 9am-6pm
  • Monday 28 December (Boxing Day public holiday) 9am-6pm
  • Tuesday 29 December 9am-8pm
  • Wednesday 30 December 6am-8pm
  • Thursday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) 9am-6pm
  • Friday 1 January (New Year’s Day) 1pm-6pm
  • Saturday 2 January (normal hours resume) 9am-6pm

Diamond Creek Community Centre

  • Thursday 24 December (Christmas Eve) 6am-6pm
  • Friday 25 December (Christmas Day) CLOSED
  • Saturday 26 December (Boxing Day) CLOSED
  • Sunday 27 December CLOSED
  • Monday 28 December (Boxing Day public holiday) 8am-12pm
  • Tuesday 29 December 6am-8pm
  • Wednesday 30 December 6am-8pm
  • Thursday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) 6am-6pm
  • Friday 1 January (New Year’s Day) CLOSED
  • Saturday 2 January 9am-12pm
  • Monday 4 January (normal hours resume), 6am-9.30pm

Community Bank Stadium Diamond Creek

  • Thursday 24 December (Christmas Eve) 9am-12pm
  • Friday 25 December (Christmas Day) CLOSED
  • Saturday 26 December (Boxing Day) CLOSED
  • Sunday 27 December CLOSED
  • Monday 28 December (Boxing Day public holiday) CLOSED
  • Tuesday 29 December 10am-6pm
  • Wednesday 30 December 10am-6pm
  • Thursday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) 10am-6pm
  • Friday 1 January (New Year’s Day) CLOSED
  • Saturday 2 January CLOSED
  • Monday 4 January – Friday 8 January, 7am-6.30pm