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Glen Eira Town Hall and the Service Centre

Glen Eira Town Hall and the Service Centre will close at 3pm on Friday 23 December and Friday 30 December.

We will be closed on the following public holidays:

  • Monday 26 December, Boxing Day
  • Tuesday 27 December, in lieu of Christmas Day
  • Monday 2 January, in lieu of New Year's Day

If the matter is urgent, contact us on 03 9524 3333.

Waste and recycling services

Put your bins out on the same day of the week as normal — even if it’s a public holiday. Our garbage, recycling and green waste collections operate Monday to Friday, including all public holidays.

Hard rubbish and bundled branches collections

The last hard rubbish collections for 2022 will be between 14 to 20 December (depending on your bin day). Collections will recommence from Wednesday 4 January 2023. Bundled branch collections continue throughout this time. To find out more, visit our hard rubbish, bundled branches and bulk cardboard collection page.

Library operating hours

Bentleigh, Carnegie and Caulfield libraries will close at 3pm on Saturday 24 December and Saturday 31 December. Elsternwick library will be open from 10am-1pm on these days.

Branches will be closed on the following days:

  • Sunday 25 December, Christmas Day
  • Monday 26 December, Boxing Day
  • Tuesday 27 December, in lieu of Christmas Day
  • Sunday 1 January, New Year's Day
  • Monday 2 January, in lieu of New Year's Day

Return chutes remain open for your convenience. To find out more, visit our Glen Eira Libraries website.

Glen Eira Leisure operating hours

Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre

  • Saturday 24 December, 7am to 3pm
  • Sunday 25 December, closed Christmas Day
  • Monday 26 December, 8am to 6pm (Public Holiday, Boxing Day)
  • Tuesday 27 December, 8am to 6pm (Public Holiday, in lieu of Christmas Day)
  • Saturday 31 December, 7am to 3pm
  • Sunday 1 January, 12pm to 6pm, New Year's Day
  • Monday 2 January, 8am to 6pm (Public Holiday, in lieu of New Year's Day)

Please note: Pools and slide close earlier and the stadium will be closed from Tuesday 20 December to Tuesday 27 December.

Caulfield Recreation Centre

  • Saturday 24 December, 8am to 12pm
  • Sunday 25 December, closed Christmas Day
  • Monday 26 December, 8am to 12pm (Public Holiday, Boxing Day)
  • Tuesday 27 December, 8am to 12pm (Public Holiday, in lieu of Christmas Day)
  • Saturday 31 December, 8am to 12pm
  • Sunday 1 January, closed, New Year's Day
  • Monday 2 January, 8am to 12pm (Public Holiday, in lieu of New Year's Day)

To find out more visit, our Glen Eira Leisure website.