The Clarence City Council chambers will close at 1.00pm (payments to cashiers will be accepted until 12.00 noon) on Friday, 23 December and will reopen at 8.30am on Tuesday 3 January 2023.


After hours inquiries 

For all after-hours inquires, including roads and stormwater, please call the after-hours number on (03) 6217 9700.


Kerbside Collection

Your kerbside collection bins will be collected as per your usual collection times during the Christmas and New Year period.

Please ensure that bins are placed out for collection no later than 6.00am on collection day.

Mornington Waste Transfer Station

The Mornington Waste Transfer Station will close at 4.00pm on Saturday 24 December and will be closed on Christmas Day. The Station will be open from 8.30am until 4.00pm on the following days:

  • Monday,26 December 2022
  • Tuesday, 27 December 2022; and
  • Monday, 2 January 2023.

Other days will be as per normal operating hours (7.30am to 5.00pm weekdays; 8.30am to 4.00pm weekends.)


Mornington Depot

The Mornington Depot will close at 12.00pm on Thursday, 22 December and will be closed until 3 January 2023.


Dog and Animal Control

For urgent complaints outside normal office hours, please ring the after-hours number – 6217 9700.


Clarence Aquatic Centre

The opening hours for the centre over the Christmas period are as follows:

Saturday 24 December: 10am-3pm

Sunday 25 December CLOSED

Monday 26 December: 10am-3pm

Tuesday 27 December: 10am-5pm

For enquiries please contact the Aquatic Centre on 6244 2294.


Rosny Early Learning

Rosny Early Learning will be closed from 1.00pm Friday, 23 December, and reopen at 7.30am on Wednesday 4 January 2023.


Children’s Services – Alma Street (Family Day Care, Outside School Hours Care and Holiday Care)

The Children’s Service office will close at 1.00pm on Friday, 23 December and reopen at 9.00am on Tuesday, 3 January 2023.  The holiday program will operate at Lindisfarne and Montagu Bay primary schools from 8.00am to 6.00pm weekdays from Tuesday, 3 January 2023 through to Friday, 27 January 2023 (closed Australia Day public holiday – 26 January 2023).


Clarence Community Volunteer Service

The Volunteer Service will be closed from Monday, 19 December and service to clients will resume on Monday, 16 January 2023.


Schoolhouse Gallery and Rosny Farm

The Schoolhouse Gallery and Rosny Farm will be closed from Friday, 23 December. The office will reopen on Monday, 9 January 2023.  The site will reopen to the public on Wednesday 11 January 2023 and resume normal opening hours which are Wednesday to Sunday 11.00am to 5.00pm.


Youth Services

The Youth Centre will close at 1.00pm on Friday, 23 December and reopen to the public on Tuesday, 3 January 2023.