Council services over Christmas/New Year

Greater Shepparton City Council wishes to advise the community that Council will be closed from 3.00pm Friday 22 December 2017 and will reopen at 8.15am Tuesday 2 January 2018 for the holiday period.

For emergencies in this time, please phone (03) 5832 9700 and follow the prompts.


The Riverlinks Box Office will be closed from 3.00pm Friday 22 December 2017 and will reopen at 10.00am Tuesday 2 January 2018.

Tickets to shows can still be purchased online during this time via the Riverlinks website.

Shepparton Art Museum

SAM will be closed on Christmas Day (Monday 25 December 2017) and New Year’s Day (Monday 1 January 2018). Other days are as follows:

Sunday 24 December 2017 Open 10.00am - 4.00pm
Monday 25 December 2017 CLOSED
Tuesday 26 December 2017 Open 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Wednesday 27 December 2017 Open 10.00am - 4.00pm
Thursday 28 December 2017 Open 10.00am - 4.00pm
Friday 29 December 2017 Open 10.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday 30 December 2017 Open 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday 31 December 2017 Open 10.00am - 4.00pm
Monday 1 January 2018 CLOSED
Tuesday 2 January 2018 Open 10.00am - 4.00pm

Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre is open every day from 9.00am to 5.00pm excluding Christmas Day (Monday 25 December 2017).

Aquamoves

Aquamoves will be closed on Christmas Day (Monday 25 December 2017). All other days are as follows:      

Sunday 24 December 2017 Open 8.30am - 5.00pm
Monday 25 December 2017 CLOSED
Tuesday 26 December 2017 Open 8.30am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 27 December 2017 Open 6.00am - 9.00pm
Thursday 28 December 2017 Open 6.00am - 9.00pm
Friday 29 December 2017 Open 6.00am - 9.00pm
Saturday 30 December 2017 Open 7.00am - 9.00pm
Sunday 31 December 2017 Open 8.30am - 5.00pm
Monday 1 January 2018 Open 12noon - 5.00pm

Outdoor pools – Merrigum, Mooroopna, Tatura

The Mooroopna and Tatura outdoor pools will be closed on Christmas Day.

On Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve, New Year’s Day, Boxing Day and the Boxing Day holiday the pools will be open from 12.00pm to 5.00pm each day.

The Merrigum Pool will be closed Christmas Day.

On Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, the Boxing Day Holiday, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, the pool will be open from 1.00pm and 5.00pm.

(Please note these times are weather dependant and may change without notice.)

Shepparton Sports Stadium

The Shepparton Sports Stadium will be closed from 3.00pm Friday 22 December 2017 and re-open at 8.30am on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

SPC KidsTown

The SPC KidsTown Playground is open for all school holidays from dawn to dusk. The KidsTown staffed operations, Cafe and the Miniature Train will be closed on 25 and 26 December 2017 (Christmas Day and Boxing Day).

Summer School Holiday operational hours: The Miniature Train will operate from 11.00am to 3.00pm and the Cafe will open from 10.00am to 4.00pm each day.

(Please note these times are weather dependant and may change without notice.)

Activities in the Park

The Activities in the Park program will take a break from Thursday 21 December 2017 and resume on Sunday 7 January 2018.

Waste Services

No collections will occur on Monday 25 December 2017 or Monday 1 January 2018. During these two weeks, collections will run from Tuesday to Saturday. Your bin will be emptied the day after normal collection, so if your bin is normally emptied on a Monday, it will be emptied on Tuesday, if it is normally emptied on Tuesday it will be emptied on Wednesday and so on. Regular kerbside collection will resume on Monday 8 January 2018. If you have any queries please contact Customer Service on 03) 5832 9700.

Transfer Stations

Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre                  

Friday 22 December 2017 Open 8.00am - 4.15pm
Saturday 23 December 2017 Open 8.00am - 4.15pm
Sunday 24 December 2017 Open 9.00am - 4.15pm
Monday 25 December 2017 CLOSED
Tuesday 26 December 2017 CLOSED
Wednesday 27 December 2017 Open  8.00am - 4.15pm
Thursday 28 December 2017 Open  8.00am - 4.15pm
Friday 29 December 2017 Open  8.00am - 4.15pm
Saturday 30 December 2017 Open 8.00am - 4.15pm
Sunday 31 December 2017 Open 9.00am - 4.15pm
Monday 1 January 2018 CLOSED

Ardmona Resource Recovery Centre

Saturday 23 December 2017 Open 8.00am - 4.15pm
Sunday 24 December 2017 Open 9.00am - 4.15pm
Monday 25 December 2017 CLOSED
Tuesday 26 December 2017 CLOSED
Thursday 28 December 2017 Open 8.00am - 4.15pm
Saturday 30 December 2017 Open 8.00am - 4.15pm
Sunday 31 December 2017 Open 9.00am - 4.15pm

Murchison Resource Recovery Centre

Sunday 24 December 2017 Open 1.00pm - 3.45pm
Wednesday 27 December 2017 Open 1.00pm - 3.45pm
Sunday 31 December 2017 Open 1.00pm - 3.45pm
Wednesday 3 January 2018 Open 1.00pm - 3.45pm

*MRRC times are proposed times based on availability of staff.

Cosgrove Landfill

Friday 22 December 2017 Open 8.00am - 3.00pm
Monday 25 December 2017 CLOSED
Tuesday 26 December 2017 Open 8.00am - 3.00pm
Saturday 30 December 2017 Open 9.00am - 11.00am
Monday 1 January 2018 CLOSED

Animal Management

The Shepparton Animal Shelter will close at midday on Friday 22 December 2017 and re-open at 9.00am Tuesday 2 January 2018.

Shelter staff will continue to care for all animals at the Shelter during this period.

For any Shelter enquiries during this time, please call the After Hours service on 5832 9700.

Childcare/Kinder/Family Day Care

Our Long Day Care services will be closed to families from Friday 22 December 2017 and will re-open Monday 8 January 2018.

Kindergartens will close from Tuesday 19 December 2017 and re-open from Monday 29 January 2018. Please contact individual services for session close and start dates.

Family Day Care will be closed from Friday 22 December 2017 and will reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

For closure enquires please contact Children’s Services 5832 9783.

Greater Shepparton Business Centre

Greater Shepparton Business Centre will be closed from 3.00pm Friday 22 December 2017 and will reopen at 8.15am Tuesday 2 January 2018.

Maternal and Child Health Service

All centres will be closed Friday 22 December 2017. Open sessions will not be running over this period. During all other times, a reduced service to cater for new babies will be available at:

  • Balaclava Road MCH Centre, 205 Balaclava Road, Shepparton
  • Riverside Plaza MCH Centre, Shop 21C 8025 GV Highway, Shepparton
  • Mooroopna Hub MCH Centre, 15 Morrell Street, Mooroopna

For all enquiries please call 5832 9312 between 9.00am – 4.00pm.

Normal service resumes on Monday 15 January 2018.

You may also contact the 24 hour service Maternal & Child Health Line 132 229.

Aged Services (Meals on Wheels, Home Care, Personal Care, Social Connections)

Home Care

Services are NOT available on public holidays. If you have any concerns with regards to Home Care over the Christmas period, please contact the Service Provision Team on 03 5832 5227.

Please note the following public holiday closures.

  • Monday 25 December 2017
  • Tuesday 26 December 2017
  • Monday 1 January 2018
  • Friday 26 January 2018

Personal Care (showering)

Will be provided as normal, unless you cancel your service. Please contact the Service Provision Team on 03 5832 5227 if you wish to discuss your service.

Personal Care (shopping)

Where it falls on a public holiday will be transferred to another day.

Respite Care

On public holidays can be provided with the Quality Services Coordinator’s approval. If you have any concerns with regards to respite on a public holiday, please contact the Service Provision Team on 03 5832 5227.

Meals on Wheels

Will continue as usual throughout Christmas for existing clients. Please call 03 5832 9808 to advise of any cancellations.

Social connection groups

  • Finish: Wednesday 20 December 2017.
  • Resume: Tuesday 6 February 2018.
  • Limited Respite Programs will operate during January.

The closures for Centre-based meals are as follows:

Mooroopna Community Meals

  • Finish: Monday 11 December 2017
  • Resume: Monday 22 January 2018

Tatura Senior Citizen meals

  • Finish: Wednesday 13 December 2017
  • Resume: Wednesday 7 February 2018

Shepparton Senior Citizen meals

  • Finish: Wednesday 13 December 2017
  • Resume: Wednesday 10 January 2018

Goulburn Valley Regional Library

  • All libraries will be closed from Christmas Eve to Tuesday 26 December 2017. All libraries will reopen on Wednesday 27 December to Saturday 30 December, and will close for the New Year period over Sunday 31 December 2017 and Monday 1 January 2018. All libraries will reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2018.
  • The Mobile Library will close at 12.00noon at Murchison on Saturday 23 December 2017 and will reopen at 10.00am at Longwood on Wednesday 27 December 2017, remaining open until Saturday 30 December 2017. The Mobile Library will close over the New Year period on Sunday 31 December 2017 and Monday 1 January 2018, and will reopen in Barmah at 9.30am on Tuesday 2 January 2018.
  • Library administration will be closed from Saturday 23 December 2017 and will reopen at 8.30am on Wednesday 27 December 2017, remaining open until Friday 29 December. Library administration will closed for the New Year period on Saturday 30 December 2017 until Monday 1 January 2018, and will reopen at 8.30am on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

 

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