Christmas Operating Hours

We collect your rubbish 365 days of the year! The following information outlines council's customer service, administration, venue and facility opening and closing times throughout the Christmas holiday period.

Bin Collections

Please ensure bins are out before 6am on the day of collection. If your bin day is a public holiday including Christmas Day your bin will be collected as normal.

Customer Service Centre

Location Closure Times Re-open
Customer Service Centres Close 3pm, Friday 22 December 2017 Tuesday 2 January 2018

1300 878 001

After Hours Centre will operate as normal.

For life threatening emergencies, please call 000.

Close 3pm, Friday 22 December 2017Wednesday 27 December 2017
Administration Offices Close 3pm, Friday 22 December 2017 Tuesday 2 January 2018
CityLibraries (Thuringowa & Aitkenvale) Close 3pm, Friday 22 December 2017 Tuesday 2 January 2018

CityLibraries

Location Closure Times Re-open
Thuringowa Close 3pm, Saturday 23 December 2017 Tuesday 2 January 2018
Flinders Street Close 12pm, Saturday 23 December 2017 Tuesday 2 January 2018
Aitkenvale Close 3pm, Saturday 23 December 2017
Close 3pm, Saturday 30 December 2017
Wednesday 27 December 2017
Tuesday 2 January 2018

TicketShop

TicketShop online sales will be operational 24/7 during the Christmas holiday period at ticketshop.com.au

Location Closure Times Re-open
Townsville Civic Theatre

1pm, Saturday 23 December 2017

Monday 1 January 2018

9am, Wednesday 27 December 2017

9am, Tuesday 2 January 2018

Riverway Arts Centre

2pm, Saturday 23 December 2017

Monday 1 January 2018

6pm, Sunday 31 December 2017

12.30pm, Tuesday 2 January 2018

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Galleries

Location Closure TimesRe-open
Perc Tucker Regional Art Gallery Close 5pm, Friday 22 December 2017 Tuesday 2 January 2018
Pinnacles Art Gallery Close 5pm, Friday 22 December 2017 Tuesday 2 January 2018

Pools and Beaches

Please visit our Townsville Pools page for more information on opening and closing hours.

Location Closure Times Re-open

Riverway Lagoons, Strand Waterpark and Strand Rockpool

Open and patrolled as per normal summer schedule (weather permitting).
Tobruk, Long Tan, Kokoda and Northern Beaches Leisure Centre

Close 3pm, Saturday 23 December 2017

Close 3pm, Sunday 31 December 2017

8am, Tuesday 27 December 2017

9am, Monday 1 January 2018

All pools will be closed on Christmas Day 25 December 2017.

Normal opening hours will resume on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

Transfer Stations and Landfills

All transfer stations and landfills are closed on Christmas Day (25 December) and operating regular hours on all other days over the Christmas/New Year period. Visit our Transfer Stations and Landfill page to see the operating hours for your local facility.