Christmas and new year holidays 2019/20

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) and New Year's Day (1 January) and will operate limited services from 23 to 31 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 2020.

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
Mon 23 Dec 8am–6pm 8am–5pm 10am–4.30pm 10am–4.30pm 10am–4.30pm
Tue 24 Dec 8am–2pm 8am–2pm 8am–2pm 8am–2pm 8am–2pm
Wed 25 DecClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed
Thus 26 DecClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed
Fri  27 Dec 9am–4pm 9am–5pm ClosedClosedClosed
Sat 28 DecClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed
Sun 29 Dec Closed ClosedClosedClosedClosed
Mon 30 Dec 9am–5pm 9am–5pm ClosedClosedClosed
Tue 31 Dec 9am–1pm 9am–5pm ClosedClosedClosed
Wed 1 JanClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed
Thu 2 Jan 8am–6pm 8am–5pm ClosedClosedClosed
Fri 3 Jan 8am–6pm 8am–5pm ClosedClosed Closed

Justice of the Peace services

Date Town Hall Customer Service Centre - Level 2 Kings Cross Customer Service Centre Glebe Customer Service Centre Green Square Library, near the Customer Service Centre desk
Mon 23 Dec 12pm–2pm Closed Closed Closed
Tue 24 Dec 12pm–2pm ClosedClosed Closed
Wed 25 DecClosedClosedClosedClosed
Thu 26 Dec Closed ClosedClosed Closed
Fri 27 Dec 12pm–2pm Closed Closed Closed
Sat 28 DecClosedClosedClosed Closed
Sun 29 DecClosedClosedClosed Closed
Mon 30 Dec 12pm–2pm ClosedClosed Closed
Tue 31 Jan 12pm–2pm ClosedClosed Closed
Wed 1 Jan Closed ClosedClosed Closed
Thu 2 Jan 12pm–2pm ClosedClosed Closed
Fri 3 Jan 12pm–2pm Closed Closed Closed

For more information you can view the City of Sydney customer service centres.

Libraries

Branch Mon
23 Dec
Tue
24 Dec
Wed 25 to
Thu 26 Dec
Fri
27 Dec
Sat 28  Dec Sun
29 Dec
Mon
30 Dec
Tue
31 Dec
Wed
1 Jan
Thu
2 Jan
Fri
3 Jan
Customs House 10am–7pm 10am–4pm Closed 10am–7pm 11am–4pm 11am–4pm 10am–7pm 10am–1pm Closed 10am–7pm 10am–7pm
Darling Square 10am–7pm 10am–4pm Closed 10am–7pm 11am–4pm 11am–4pm 10am–7pm 10am–1pm Closed 10am–7pm 10am–7pm
Glebe 9am–7pm 9am–4pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 9am–6pm 9am–6pm
Green Square 10am–7pm 10am–4pm Closed Closed ClosedClosedClosed Closed Closed 10am–6pm 10am–6pm
Kings Cross 10am–7pm 10am–4pm Closed Closed ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed 10am–6pm 10am–6pm
Newtown 10am–7pm 10am–4pm Closed Closed ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed 10am–5pm 10am–5pm
Pyrmont  Library Link 9am–9pm 10am–6pm ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed Closed Closed 10am–4pm 10am–4pm
Town Hall Library Express 8am–6pm 8am–4pm Closed 8am–6pm Closed Closed 8am–6pm 8am–4pm Closed 8am–6pm 8am–6pm
Surry Hills 10am–6pm 10am–4pm Closed 10am–6pm 10am–4pm 10am–4pm 10am–6pm 10am–1pm Closed 10am–9pm 10am–6pm
Ultimo 10am–6pm 10am–4pm Closed Closed ClosedClosed 10am–6pm 10am–4pm Closed 10am–6pm 10am–6pm
Waterloo 10am–6pm 10am–4pm Closed Closed 11am–4pm Closed 10am–6pm 10am–4pm Closed 10am–6pm 10am–5pm

Pine Street Creative Arts Centre

Centre Mon
23 Dec
Tue
24 Dec
Wed 25
to
Thu 26 Dec
Fri
27 Dec
Sat
28 Dec
Sun
29 Dec
Mon
30 Dec
Tues
31 Dec
Wed
1 Jan
Thu
2 Jan
Fri
3 Jan
Pine Street Creative Arts CentreClosed Closed ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed Re-open
Mon 6 Jan

Perry Park Recreation Centre

Centre Mon
23 Dec
Tue
24 Dec
Wed 25
to
Thu 26 Dec
Fri
27 Dec
Sat
28 Dec
Sun
29 Dec
Mon
30 Dec
Tues
31 Dec
Wed
1 Jan
Thu
2 Jan
Fri
3 Jan
Perry Park Recreation Centre 10am–10pm 10am–6pm ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed Closed Closed

Community centres

Centres Mon
23 Dec
Tue
24 Dec
Wed 25
to
Thu 26 Dec
Fri
27 Dec
Sat
28 Dec
Sun
29 Dec
Mon
30 Dec
Tue
31 Dec
Wed
1 Jan
Thu
2 Jan
Fri
3 Jan
Juanita Nielsen Community Centre 6am–8pm 10am–6pm ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed 9am–8pm 6am–6pm
King George V Recreation Centre 6am–9pm 6am–6pm Closed 6am–5pm 10am–4pm 10am–4pm 6am–5pm 6am–5pm Closed 6am–9pm 6am–9pm
Pyrmont Community Centre 9am–9pm 10am–6pm ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed 10am–4pm 10am–4pm
Redfern Community Centre 9am–5pm 9am–5pm ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed Closed Closed
Ultimo Community Centre 10am–8pm 10am–6pm Closed 10am–4pm 10am–4pm 10am–4pm 10am–4pm 10am–4pm Closed 10am–8pm 10am–8pm
Cliff Noble Centre 9.30am–3.30pm 9.30am–3.30pm ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed 9.30am–3.30pm 9.30am–3.30pm
St Helen's Community Centre 9am–3.30pm ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed 9am–3.30pm Closed
Reginald Murphy Centre 9.30am–4pm   9.30am–4pm ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed Closed 9.30am–4pm 9.30am–4pm
Harry Jensen Centre9.30am–4pm 9.30am–4pm ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed 9.30am–4pm 9.30am–4pm
Ron Williams Centre 9.30am–3.30pm 9.30am–3.30pm ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed 9.30am–3.30pm 9.30am– 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 Mon
23 Dec
Tue
24 Dec
Wed 25
to
Thu 26 Dec
Fri
27 Dec
Sat
28 Dec
Sun
29 Dec
Mon
30 Dec
Tue
31 Dec
Wed
1 Jan
Thu
2 Jan
Fri
3 Jan
Alexandria Child Care CentreClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed Re-open
Tue 21 Jan
Broughton Street Kindergarten (Glebe) Closed from Mon 16 Dec ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed Re-open Wed 29 Jan
Hilda Booler Kindergarten (Glebe)ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed Re-open Wed 29 Jan
Redfern Occasional Child CareClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed Re-open
Tue 21 Jan
KGV Children's Program 8am–6pm ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed Re-open Mon 6 Jan
Pyrmont Children's Program 8am–6pm ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed Re-open Wed 29 Jan
Redfern Children's Program9.30am–5.30pmClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed Re-open Mon 6 Jan
Surry Hills Children's Program Closed from Thu 19 Dec ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed Re-open Wed 29 Jan
Ultimo Children's Program 8am–6pm ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed Re-open Mon 6 Jan
Woolloomooloo Children's Program 10am–6pm ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed Re-open Mon 6 Jan

Last updated: Friday, 6 December 2019