Notice: Council at its Meeting on 21 February 2024 adjourned the remainder of the business to be considered at a meeting scheduled on 28 February 2024 at 5:30pm.

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Operating hours over the festive season

Find out when our services are open.

Auburn Botanic Gardens, Central Gardens and Holroyd Gardens

Auburn Botanic Gardens

  • Monday 25 December 2023 - Closed Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 26 December 2023 - Return to normal opening hours.

Central Gardens Nature Reserve

  • Monday 25 December 2023 - Closed Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 26 December 2023  - Return to normal opening hours.

Holroyd Gardens Nature Reserve

  • Monday 25 December 2023 - Closed Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 26 December 2023 - Return to normal opening hours.

Bins, Waste and Recycling

There are no changes to our bin collection days over the Christmas and New Year period. All red, yellow and green bin collection dates remain the same.

Find out more about bins, waste and recycling or use the bin day map tool to find out when your bins will be emptied.

Call Centre / Contact Centre

Regular service

  • Friday 22 December 2023 - Open 8am to 12 noon
  • From 12 noon on Friday 22 December 2023 until Tuesday 26 December 2023 - Closed
  • Wednesday 27 December to Friday 29 December 2023 - Open 8am to 4:30pm (normal hours)
  • From 4:30pm on Friday 29 December 2023 until Monday 1 January 2024 - Closed
  • Tuesday 2 January 2024 - Return to normal operating hours.

After hours service

Available for emergencies 24/7 by phoning 02 8757 9000.

Customer Service Centres

Auburn, Berala, Greystanes, Merrylands and Wentworthville Service Centres

  • Friday 22 December 2023 - Open 8am to 12 noon
  • From 12 noon on Friday 22 December to Monday 1 January 2024 - Closed
  • Tuesday 2 January 2024 - Return to normal operating hours.

Community Centres (Staffed)

  • Friday 22 December 2023 - Closing at 12 noon
  • From 12 noon on Friday 22 December 2023 until Monday 1 January 2024 - Closed
  • Tuesday 2 January 2024 - Return to normal operating hours.

Education and Care Services

Long Day Care

  • Closed from 6pm, Thursday 21 December 2023 to Monday 8 January 2024
  • Reopening 7am Monday, 9 January 2024

Out of School Hours Care (OOSH)

  • Closed from 6pm, Friday 15 December 2023 to Wednesday 31 January 2024
  • Reopening 7am Thursday, 1 February 2024

CCC Family Day Care Office

  • Closed from 4:30pm, Thursday 21 December 2023 to Friday 5 January 2024
  • Reopening 8am Monday, 8 January 2024

All centres closed on Public Holidays

Golf Courses

Auburn Golf Course (Rosnay)

  • Monday 25 December 2023 - Closed Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 26 December 2023 - Return to normal opening hours.

Woodville Public Golf Course

  • Monday 25 December 2023 - Closed Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 26 December 2023 - Return to normal opening hours

The Granville Centre. Art Gallery and The Holroyd Centre

The Granville Centre

  • Friday 22 December 2023 - Open 8:30am to 12:30pm
  • Saturday 23 December to Tuesday 26 December 2023 - Closed
  • Wednesday 27 December to Friday 29 December 2023 -  Open 9am to 1pm
  • Saturday 30 December to Monday 1 January 2024 - Closed
  • Tuesday 2 January 2024 - Return to normal operating hours.

Granville Centre Art Gallery

  • Friday 22 December 2023 - Closing at 12 noon
  • From 12 noon on Friday 22 December 2023 until Sunday 14 January 2024 - Closed
  • Monday 16 January 2024 - Return to normal operating hours.

The Holroyd Centre

  • Friday 22 December 2023 - Open 8:30am to 12:30pm
  • Saturday 23 December to Wednesday 3 January 2024 - Closed

Libraries

  • Friday 22 December 2023 - All libraries open
  • Saturday 23 December to Tuesday 26 December 2023 - Closed
  • Wednesday 27 to Friday 29 December 2023 - Auburn, Granville, Merrylands and Wentworthville - open. (Greystanes, Guildford, Lidcombe and Regents Park - closed).
  • Saturday 30 December 2023 to Monday 1 January 2024 - Closed
  • Tuesday 2 January 2024 - All libraries return to normal opening hours.

Seniors and Disability Services

Social Inclusion 

  • Thursday 21 December 2023 - Final program
  • Staffed until Friday 22 December 2023
  • Closed between Christmas and New year
  • Monday 8 January 2024 - First program for new year

Nutrition Services

  • Thursday 21 December 2023  - Final delivery
  • Staffed until Friday 22 December 2023
  • Closed between Christmas and New year
  • Tuesday 2 January 2024 - First delivery for new year

Disability Services

  • Friday 22 December 2023 - Final program
  • Staffed until Friday 22 December 2023
  • Closed between Christmas and New year
  • Tuesday 9 January 2024 - First program for new year

Swim Centres

Granville, Guildford, Merrylands and Wentworthville

  • Sunday 24 December - All Centres close at 5:30pm
  • Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 December 2023 - Closed
  • Wednesday 27 December 2023 to Saturday 30 December 2023:
    • Granville open from 7am to 8pm
    • Guildford, Merrylands and Wentworthville open from 9:30am to 8pm
  • Sunday 31 December 2023: 
    • Granville open from 7am to 5:30pm
    • Guildford, Merrylands and Wentworthville open from 9:30am to 5:30pm
  • Monday 1 January 2024:
    • Granville open from 7am to 8pm
    • Guildford, Merrylands and Wentworthville open from 9:30am to 8pm
  • Tuesday 2 January 2024 - Return to normal operating hours