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Christmas and New Year Service Arrangements

Christmas and New Year Service Arrangements 

It’s that time of year again. Council’s service arrangements are outlined below. Stay up to date via Council’s website and social media and enjoy a safe and happy festive period.

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CUSTOMER SERVICE
Please note that Council will be closed from 12.00 noon on Tuesday 24 December 2019 until 8.30am Thursday 2 January 2020.  

EMERGENCY AND MAINTENANCE WORKS
For emergencies outside these hours, please call 1300 520 520 and follow the prompts for the service response required.

SWIMMING POOLS
Swimming pools at Berriwillock, Birchip, Charlton, Donald, Sea Lake, Watchem, and Wycheproof will be CLOSED on Christmas Day.

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH SERVICE
All Council Maternal and Child Health Centres will be CLOSED from close of business Friday 20 December 2019 reopening on Thursday 2 January 2020.  

(MCH advice is also available via the 24 Hour Maternal and Child Health Line on 132 229).

COMMONWEALTH HOME SUPPORT PROGRAM
Normal services will be unavailable between Wednesday 25 December 2019 and Thursday 2 January 2020. Arrangements can be made for services deemed urgent by calling Anne Livingston on 0428 570 386 during normal office hours.

MEALS ON WHEELS ARRANGEMENTS
Meals on Wheels delivery service will be a normal schedule. Except for Sea Lake which has no deliveries on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

LIBRARIES
Buloke Shire Library Service will be CLOSED from 12.00 noon Tuesday 24 December 2019 until Monday 6 January 2020. Allowances will be made for borrowings that fall due over this period.

KERBSIDE COLLECTIONS AND LANDFILLS/TRANSFER STATIONS
All kerbside garbage and recycle collections will occur as below. On days declared a day of ‘Total Fire Ban’ issued by the Country Fire Authority, Charlton and Wycheproof Transfer Stations will be CLOSED.

Tuesday 24 December 2019
Normal kerbside recycle collection service for the townships of Donald and Corack rural. Kerbside recycle collection for the township of Wycheproof. Please put bins out the night before scheduled collection.

Wednesday 25 December 2019 - Christmas Day
Landfills and Transfer Stations CLOSED. No kerbside collections.

Thursday 26 December 2019 - Boxing Day
Landfills and Transfer Stations CLOSED. Normal kerbside garbage collection service for the townships of Nullawil, Culgoa, Berriwillock, Sea Lake, Nandaly and Wycheproof.

Friday 27 December 2019
Normal kerbside garbage collection service for the townships of Donald and Corack rural.

Monday 30 December 2019
Normal kerbside garbage collection service for the townships of Charlton, Watchem and Birchip.

Tuesday 31 December 2019
Normal kerbside recycle collection service for the townships of Charlton, Watchem and Birchip.

Wednesday 1 January 2020 - New Year’s Day
Landfills and Transfer Stations CLOSED. Normal kerbside recycle collection service for the townships of Nullawil, Culgoa, Berriwillock, Sea Lake and Nandaly.