Christmas and new year holidays 2018/19

Essential City of Sydney services such as waste and recycling collections will continue without interruption over the Christmas and new year holiday period.

Meals on Wheels will be open and operating as usual except Christmas Day (25 December), Boxing Day (26 December) and New Year's Day (1 January). 

The Community Transport service will be closed Christmas Day (25 December), Boxing Day (26 December), News Year's Eve (31 December) and New Year's Day (1 January) and will operate limited services from 24 to 28 December. 

You can contact the City 24 hours a day on 02 9265 9333 or email council@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au, including public holidays.

Most other City services and programs, listed below, will operate as usual up until 24 December. Some centres and programs will close earlier to allow staff to join their families and friends on Christmas Eve. The tables below show when these services and programs will resume in January 2019.

Swimming pools across the local area will be closed on Christmas Day but will be open on Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Contacts

City of Sydney
02 9265 9333

Customer service centres

Date Town Hall Customer Service Centre - Level 2 Town Hall
Concierge -
Level 1
Glebe Customer Service Centre Green Square Customer Service Centre Kings Cross Customer Service Centre
Fri 21 Dec 8am–6pm 8am–6pm 10am–4.30pm 10am–4.30pm 10am–4.30pm
Sat 22 Dec Closed Closed Closed Closed 9am–12pm
Sun 23 Dec Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
Mon 24 Dec 8am–2pm 8am–2pm 10am–2pm 10am–2pm 10am–2pm
Tue 25 Dec Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
Wed 26 Dec Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
Thu 27 Dec 9am–5pm 9am–5pm Closed Closed Closed
Fri 28 Dec 9am–5pm 9am–5pm Closed Closed Closed
Sat 29 Dec Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
Sun 30 Dec Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
Mon 31 Dec 8am–2pm 9am–5pm Closed Closed Closed
Tue 1 Jan Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
Wed 2 Jan 8am–6pm 8am–6pm Closed Closed Closed
Thu 3 Jan 8am–6pm 8am–6pm Closed Closed Closed
Fri 4 Jan 8am–6pm 8am–6pm Closed Closed Closed
Sat 5 Jan Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
Sun 6 Jan Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
Mon 7 Jan 8am–6pm 8am–6pm 10am–4.30pm 10am–4.30pm 10am–4.30pm

Libraries

Branch Fri
21 Dec
Sat
22 Dec
Sun
23 Dec
Mon
24 Dec
Tues 25 to
Wed 26 Dec
Thu
27 Dec
Fri
28 Dec
Sat
29 Dec
Sun
30 Dec
Mon
31 Dec
Tue
1 Jan
Wed
2 Jan
Customs House 10am–7pm 11am–4pm 11am–4pm
10am–7pm
Closed 10am–7pm 10am–7pm 11am–4pm 11am–4pm 10am–1pm Closed 10am–7pm
Glebe 9am–6pm 10am–4pm Closed 9am–7pm Closed 9am–6pm 9am–6pm 10am–4pm Closed 9am–1pm Closed 9am–7pm
Green Square 10am–6pm 10am–4pm Closed 10am–7pm Closed 10am–6pm 10am–6pm 10am–4pm Closed 10am–1pm
Closed 10am–7pm
Haymarket 8.30am–6pm 10am–4pm Closed 8.30am–6pm
Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 8.30am–6pm
Kings Cross 10am–6pm 10am–4pm 11am–4pm
10am–7pm
Closed  Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 10am–6pm
Newtown 10am–5pm 11am–4pm 11am–4pm
10am–7pm
Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 10am–7pm
Surry Hills 10am–6pm 10am–4pm 10am–4pm
10am–6pm
Closed 10am–9pm
10am–6pm
10am–4pm 10am–4pm 10am–1pm
Closed 10am–6pm
Town Hall Library Express 8am–6pm Closed Closed 8am–2pm
Closed 8am–5pm
8am–5pm
Closed Closed 8am–1pm
Closed 8am–6pm
Ultimo 10am–6pm 12pm–4pm 12pm–4pm
10am–6pm
Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 10am–7pm
Waterloo 10am–5pm
11am–4pm
Closed 10am–6pm
Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 10am–6pm

Pine Street Creative Arts Centre

Centre Fri
21 Dec
Sat
22 Dec
Sun
23 Dec
Mon
24 Dec
Tue 25
to
Wed 26 Dec
Thu
27 Dec
Fri
28 Dec
Sat
29 Dec
Sun
30 Dec
Mon
31 Dec
Tues
1 Jan
Wed
2 Jan
Pine Street Creative Arts Centre 9am–5pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Re-open
Mon 7 Jan

Community centres

Centres Fri
21 Dec
Sat
22 Dec
Sun
23 Dec
Mon
24 Dec
Tue 25
to
Wed 26 Dec
Thu
27 Dec
Fri
28 Dec
Sat
29 Dec
Sun
30 Dec
Mon
31 Dec
Tue
1 Jan
Wed
2 Jan
Juanita Nielsen Community Centre 6am–6pm 10am–4pm
Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 6am–8pm
King George V Recreation Centre 6am–9pm 10am–4pm 10am–4pm 6am–5pm
Closed 6am–5pm 6am–5pm 6am–5pm
6am–5pm
Gym only
6am–5pm
Closed 6am–5pm
Pyrmont Community Centre 6.30am–9pm 10am–4pm
10am–4pm
9am–5pm
Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 6am–9pm
Redfern Community Centre 9am–5.30pm Closed Closed Closed
Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Re-open Mon 7 Jan
Ultimo Community Centre 10am–8pm
10am–4pm
10am–4pm
10am–6pm
Closed 10am–5pm 10am–5pm Closed
Closed Closed Closed 10am–8pm
Cliff Noble Centre 9.30am–3.30pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 9.30am–3.30pm
St Helen's Community Centre Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
Reginald Murphy Centre 9.30am–3.30pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 9.30am–3.30pm
Harry Jensen Centre 9.30am–4pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 9.30am–4pm
Ron Williams Centre 9.30am to 3.30pm 
Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 9.30am to 3.30pm 

Youth services

You can view the school holiday program for young people. For general enquiries about youth services, please contact:

Contacts

02 8512 8771

Children's services

   
Care & holiday programs Fri
21 Dec
Sat
22 Dec
Sun
23 Dec
Mon
24 Dec
Tue 25 to
Sat 29 Dec
Sun
30 Dec
Mon
31 Jan
Tue
1 Jan
Wed
2 Jan
Alexandria Child Care Centre 7.30am–5.30pm Closed Closed Closed
Closed Closed Closed Closed Re-open
Tue 9 Jan
Broughton Street Kindergarten (Glebe) 8.30am–4pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Re-open Tue 30 Jan
Hilda Booler Kindergarten (Glebe) 8.30am–4pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Re-open Tue 30 Jan
Redfern Occasional Child Care 9am–4pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Re-open
Tue 9 Jan
KGV Children's Program 8am–6pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 8am–6pm
Pyrmont Children's Program 8am–6pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Re-open Tue 30 Jan
Redfern Children's Program 9.30am–5.30pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Re-open Mon 7 Jan
Surry Hills Children's Program Closed from Thu 20 Dec Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Re-open Tue 30 Jan
Ultimo Children's Program 8am–6pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 8am–6pm
Woolloomooloo Children's Program 10am–6pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Re-open Mon 14 Jan

Last updated: Thursday, 22 November 2018