Council services over Christmas/New Year

Greater Shepparton City Council wishes to advise the community that Council will be closed for the holiday period from 5.00pm Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen at 8.15am Wednesday 2 January 2019.

For emergency Council matters in this time, please phone 03 5832 9700 and follow the prompts. For emergencies requiring police, ambulance or fire services, call 000.


The Riverlinks Box Office will be closed from 5.00pm on Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen at 10.00am on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Tickets to shows can still be purchased online during this time at www.riverlinksvenues.com.au

Shepparton Art Museum

SAM will be closed on Christmas Day (Tuesday 25 December 2018) and New Year’s Day (Tuesday 1 January 2019). Other days are as follows:

Monday 24 December 2018   10.00am - 4.00pm
Tuesday 25 December 2018 Christmas Day CLOSED
Wednesday 26 December 2018
Boxing Day Public Holiday 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Thursday 27 December 2018   10.00am - 4.00pm
Friday 28 December 2018   10.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday 29 December 2018   10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday 30 December 2018   10.00am - 4.00pm
Monday 31 December 2018   10.00am - 4.00pm
Tuesday 1 January 2019 New Years Day CLOSED

Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre is open every day from 9.00am to 5.00pm excluding Christmas Day (Tuesday 25 December 2018).

Aquamoves

Aquamoves will be closed on Christmas Day (Tuesday 25 December 2018). All other days are as follows:

Monday 24 December 2018 Christmas Eve 6.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 25 December 2018 Christmas Day CLOSED
Wednesday 26 December 2018 Boxing Day 8.30am - 5.00pm
Thursday 27 December 2018 Normal Trading Hours 6.00am - 9.00pm
Friday 28 December 2018 Normal Trading Hours 6.00am - 9.00pm
Saturday 29 December 2018 Normal Trading Hours 7.00am - 9.00pm
Sunday 30 December 2018 Normal Trading Hours 8.30am - 9.00pm
Monday 31 December 2018 New Year’s Eve 6.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 1 January 2019 New Year’s Day 12noon - 5.00pm

Mooroopna and Tatura Outdoor Pools

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.

Merrigum Outdoor Pool

The Merrigum Pool will be closed Christmas Day.

On Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, the pool will be open from 1pm to 5pm.

(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 21 December 2018 and reopen at 8.30am on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

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 2018 (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 Saturday 22 December 2018 and resume on Thursday 3 January 2019.

Waste Services

  • No collections will occur on Tuesday 25 December 2018 or Tuesday 1 January 2019.
  • Between Tuesday 25 December and Friday 28 December as well as Tuesday 1 January and Friday 4 January 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 7 January 2019. If you have any queries please contact Customer Service on 03) 5832 9700.

Transfer Stations

Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre

Friday 21 December 2018 8.00am - 4.15pm
Saturday 22 December 2018 8.00am - 4.15pm
Sunday 23 December 2018 9.00am - 4.15pm
Monday 24 December 2018 8.00am - 4.15pm
Tuesday 25 December 2018 CLOSED
Wednesday 26 December 2018 CLOSED
Thursday 27 December 2018 8.00am - 4.15pm
Friday 28 December 2018 8.00am - 4.15pm
Saturday 29 December 2018 8.00am - 4.15pm
Sunday 30 December 2018 9.00am - 4.15pm
Monday 31 December 2018 8.00am - 4.15pm
Tuesday 1 January 2019 CLOSED

Animal Management

The Shepparton Animal Shelter will close at midday on Friday 21 December 2018 and reopen at 9am Wednesday 2 January 2019.

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 03 5832 9700. If you have lost your animal or believe your animal may be at the Animal Shelter, please leave your details with the after hour’s service. If your animal is at the shelter, staff will contact you to arrange an appointment if required. 

Childcare/Kinder/Family Day Care

Our Long Day Care services will be closed to families from Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen Thursday 3 January 2019.

Kindergartens will close from Thursday 20 December 2018 and reopen from Wednesday 30 January 2019. Please contact individual services for session close and start dates.

Family Day Care will be closed from Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

For closure enquires please contact Children’s Services 03 5832 9783.

Greater Shepparton Business Centre

Greater Shepparton Business Centre will be closed from 5.00pm Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen at 8.15am Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Maternal and Child Health Service

All centres will be closed Friday 21 December 2018.

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 03 5832 9312 between 9.00am – 4.00pm.

Normal service resumes on Monday 14 January 2019.

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.

  • Tuesday 25 December 2018
  • Wednesday 26 December 2018
  • Tuesday 1 January 2019

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 19 December 2018
  • Resume: Wednesday 9 January 2019
  • Limited Respite Programs will operate during January

The closures for Centre-based meals are as follows:

Mooroopna Community Meals

  • Finish: Monday 10 December 2018
  • Resume: Monday 21 January 2019

Tatura Senior Citizen meals

  • Finish: Wednesday 12 December 2018
  • Resume: Wednesday 27 February 2019

Shepparton Senior Citizen meals

  • Finish: Wednesday 19 December 2018
  • Resume: Wednesday 9 January 2019

Goulburn Valley Regional Library

Goulburn Valley Libraries will be closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day only. Our libraries, including the Mobile Library, will operate according to our usual opening hours on all other days.

The Shepparton Library and Library Administration will close at 2pm on Monday 24 December. The Mobile Library visit Toolamba and South Shepparton Community Centre, closing at 1.15pm, on Monday 24 December.

All libraries will reopen on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

 

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