Christmas hours

Published on 04 November 2019

Christmas hours of operation

During this year's holiday season, Wednesday 25 December to Thursday 2 January the City of Onkaparinga will have varying service availability.

Waste & recycling collections

Waste and recycling collections will not occur on the Christmas Day and New Year public holidays. On these days and remaining days of those weeks, collections will occur a day later than your usual collection.

For example, if your bins are scheduled for collection on Wednesday 25 December, they will be collected on Thursday 26 December. If your bins are scheduled for collection on Friday 29 December, they will be collected Saturday 30 December.

Normal collections will resume on 6 January.

Please check the ‘Waste and Recycling’ section on our website for more information on Waste and Recycling services including the changes to fortnightly green organics collections.

The customer call centre

The customer call centre will be available 24 hours a day for emergency enquiries on (08) 8384 0622.

An emergency in this instance is a situation that may cause imminent and immediate danger to people or property.

Non-urgent requests will be responded to from 2 January onwards.

Beach passes (vehicle access permits)

Permits can be obtained from the McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Visitor Information Centre, every day except Christmas Day (note centre closes 2pm Christmas Eve).

Ranger services

Ranger services will be available daily.

Council Offices and Field Operations Centre

Council offices will be closed from 5pm Tuesday 24 December. The Field Operations Centre will be closed from 12noon Tuesday 24 December. They will reopen Thursday 2 January.

Libraries

All libraries are open on Tuesday 24 December and will be closing at their usual time.

 All libraries will then be closed from 25 December, reopening on Thursday 2 January.

 All return chutes will be closed during this period.

 Loan periods will be extended to accommodate closures.

Check your local library's hours below:

Aldinga Library

Christmas Eve - 9.30am-5pm

Christmas Day - Closed

Boxing Day - Closed

Friday 27 December - Closed

Saturday 28 December - Closed

Sunday 29 December - Closed

Monday 30 December - Closed

New Year's Eve - Closed

New Year's Day - Closed

Thursday 2 January - 9.30am-7pm

Hub Library

Christmas Eve - 9.30am-5.30pm

Christmas Day - Closed

Boxing Day - Closed

Friday 27 December - Closed

Saturday 28 December - Closed

Sunday 29 December - Closed

Monday 30 December - Closed

New Year's Eve - Closed

New Year's Day - Closed

Thursday 2 January - 9.30am-7pm

 

Noarlunga Library

Christmas Eve - 9.30am-5.30pm

Christmas Day - Closed

Boxing Day - Closed

Friday 27 December - Closed

Saturday 28 December - Closed

Sunday 29 December - Closed

Monday 30 December - Closed

New Year's Eve - Closed

New Year's Day - Closed

Thursday 2 January - 9.30am-5.30pm

 

Seaford Library

Christmas Eve - 9.30am-5pm

Christmas Day - Closed

Boxing Day - Closed

Friday 27 December - Closed

Saturday 28 December - Closed

Sunday 29 December - Closed

Monday 30 December - Closed

New Year's Eve - Closed

New Year's Day - Closed

Thursday 2 January - 9.30am-6pm

 

Willunga Library

Christmas Eve - 9.30am-5pm

Christmas Day - Closed

Boxing Day - Closed

Friday 27 December - Closed

Saturday 28 December - Closed

Sunday 29 December - Closed

Monday 30 December - Closed

New Year's Eve - Closed

New Year's Day - Closed

Thursday 2 January - 9.30am-5pm

 

Woodcroft Library

Christmas Eve - 9.30am-5.30pm

Christmas Day - Closed

Boxing Day - Closed

Friday 27 December - Closed

Saturday 28 December - Closed

Sunday 29 December - Closed

Monday 30 December - Closed

New Year's Eve - Closed

New Year's Day - Closed

Thursday 2 January - 9.30am-7pm

 

The Arts Centre and Sauerbier House Culture Exchange

The Arts Centre is open Tuesday 24 December and closed from Wednesday 25 December, reopening on Thursday 2 January.

Sauerbier House will be closing Saturday 21 December at 4pm and reopening on Thursday 2 January.

McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Visitor Information Centre

The Visitor Information Centre will be open until 2pm Christmas Eve, closed Christmas Day and open every other day.

Community, Neighbourhood, Positive Ageing and Youth Centres

Centres will be closed over Christmas. Please contact your local centre for details as dates may vary. 

Vine Street Centre (formerly Neporendi) will close on Thursday 19 December and reopen on Monday 13 January 2020

Youth centres will close on Friday 21 December and reopen on Monday 7 January.