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Christmas and New Year service arrangements

Christmas and New Year service arrangements

Merry Christmas to everyone living in our wonderful municipality. Many Council services will remain open during the Christmas break, while others will close. Click on the tabs below to find out about each service.

It is important to note that Tuesday kerbside rubbish collections will change – so check the tab for details.

Tuesday kerbside collections will change due to Christmas Day and New Years Day both falling on Tuesday. These collections will be brought forward to the Sunday prior.

  • Tuesday, 25 December will be collected on Sunday, 23 December
  • Tuesday, 1 January will be collected on Sunday, 30 December.

All other kerbside collections remain the same. Collection will return to normal for Tuesday collections as of Tuesday, 8 January.

Council offices will be closed from 5pm Friday, 21 December 2018 and will re-open at 8.30am on Wednesday, 2 January 2019.

The Swan Hill Regional Library will be closed from 12pm on Saturday, 22 December and will re-open at 10am on Wednesday, 2 January.

The Pioneer Settlement will be closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. All other days will be normal trading hours 9.30am – 4pm.

The Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery will be closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.


Art Gallery
Saturday, 22 December 2018 10am-4pm
Sunday, 23 December 2018 10am-4pm
Monday, 24 December 2018 10am-4pm
Tuesday, 25 December 2018 Closed
Wednesday, 26 December 2018 Closed
Thursday, 27 December 2018 10am-4pm
Friday, 28 December 2018 10am-4pm
Saturday, 29 December 2018 10am-4pm
Sunday, 30 December 2018 10am-4pm
Monday, 31 December 2018 10am-4pm
Tuesday, 1 January 2019 Closed
Wednesday, 2 January 2019 10am-5pm
Thursday, 3 January 2019 10am-5pm
Friday, 4 January 2019 10am-5pm
Saturday, 5 January 2019 10am-4pm
Sunday, 6 January 2019 10am-4pm

The Swan Hill Leisure Centre and the Robinvale Leisure Centre will both be closed on Christmas Day.


Swan Hill Leisure Centre Robinvale Leisure Centre
Saturday, 22 December 2018 8am - 5pm 11am - 9pm
Sunday, 23 December 2018 10am - 5pm 11am - 9pm
Monday, 24 December 2018 6am - 9pm 6am - 9am & 11am - 9am
Tuesday, 25 December 2018 Closed Closed
Wednesday, 26 December 2018 8am - 6pm 6am - 9am & 11am - 9pm
Thursday, 27 December 2018 6am - 9pm 11am - 9pm
Friday, 28 December 2018 6am - 7pm 6am - 9am & 11am - 9pm
Saturday, 29 December 2018 8am - 5pm 11am - 7pm
Sunday, 30 December 2018 10am - 5pm 11am - 7pm
Monday, 31 December 2018 6am - 9pm 6am - 9am & 11am - 9pm
Tuesday, 1 January 2018 8am - 6pm 11am - 9pm
Wednesday, 2 January 2018 6am - 9pm 6am - 9am & 11am - 9pm
Thursday, 3 January 2018 6am - 9pm 11am - 7pm
Friday, 4 January 2018 6am - 7pm 11am - 7pm
Saturday, 5 January 2018 8am - 5pm 11am - 7pm
Sunday, 6 January 2018 10am - 5pm 11am - 7pm

Swan Hill and Robinvale Landfill

  • Swan Hill landfill will be closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day.
  • Robinvale landfill will be closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day.
Swan Hill Landfill Robinvale Landfill
Saturday, 22 December 2018 9am-2pm Closed
Sunday, 23 December 2018 9am-4pm 9am-3pm
Monday, 24 December 2018 9am-4pm 9am-3pm
Tuesday, 25 December 2018 Closed Closed
Wednesday, 26 December 2018 9am-2pm 9am-2pm
Thursday, 27 December 2018 9am-4pm Closed
Friday, 28 December 2018 9am-4pm 9am-3pm
Saturday, 29 December 2018 9am-2pm Closed
Sunday, 30 December 2018 9am-4pm 9am-3pm
Monday, 31 December 2018 9am-4pm 9am-3pm
Tuesday, 1 January 2019 Closed Closed
Wednesday, 2 January 2019 9am-4pm 9am-3pm
Thursday, 3 January 2019 9am-4pm Closed
Friday, 4 January 2019 9am-4pm 9am-3pm
Saturday, 5 January 2019 9am-2pm Closed
Sunday, 6 January 2019 9am-4pm 9am-3pm

Transfer Stations (Manangatang, Piangil and Ultima)

  • Transfer stations will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Years Day.
  • Open other times as per their normal schedule.

Swan Hill Recycle Depot

Closed on all public holidays. Open other times as per their normal schedule.

Swan Hill and Robinvale Maternal and Child Health Centres


Swan Hill and Robinvale
Saturday, 22 December 2018 Closed
Sunday, 23 December 2018 Closed
Monday, 24 December 2018 Closed
Tuesday, 25 December 2018 Closed
Wednesday, 26 December 2018 Closed
Thursday, 27 December 2018 Open
Friday, 28 December 2018 Open
Saturday, 29 December 2018 Closed
Sunday, 30 December 2018 Closed
Monday, 31 December 2018 Closed
Tuesday, 1 January 2019 Closed
Wednesday, 2 January 2019 Open
Thursday, 3 January 2019 Open
Friday, 4 January 2019 Open
Saturday, 5 January 2019 Closed
Sunday, 6 January 2019 Closed

Nyah West, Lake Boga, Manangatang, Woorinen South Maternal and Child Health Centres

Closed from 24 December until 1 January, re-opening with normal operating hours from 2 January.
  • Closed from 5 pm Friday, 21 December 2018 and will re-open at 8.30am on Wednesday, 2 January 2019.
  • Community Care staff will perform only personal care duties on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during this time.
  • The Swan Hill Region Information Centre will be closed Christmas Day.
  • All other days will be normal trading hours 9am – 5pm.

After hours emergencies ONLY. Please call (03) 5032 0322.

If you wish to report an issue (non-emergency) to Council please fill in our report an issue to Council form. This will be actioned when Council re-opens.