Christmas and New Year arrangements

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The Mayor, Councillors and staff wish our community a happy and safe festive season.

Closure of offices

The Camperdown Civic Centre will close on Thursday 22 December 2022 at 1 pm for the Christmas New Year period, re-opening on Tuesday 3 January 2023 at 8.30 am.

Landfill/Transfer Stations

Corangamite Regional Landfill (Naroghid) and all transfer stations across the Shire will be closed on 25 and 26 December 2022 and 1 January 2023.

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Rubbish, recycling and green organics collection

The Wheelie Waste office will be closed for the public holidays.

Please note that the weekly green organics collections finish on Friday 30 December 2022.

Location Collection Dates
Timboon, Simpson & Port Campbell
  • Monday 26 December 2022
  • Monday 2 January 2023
Lismore, Derrinallum & Skipton
  • Tuesday 27 December 2022
  • Tuesday 3 January 2023
Camperdown - south of the Princes Highway
  • Wednesday 28 December 2022
  • Wednesday 4 January 2023
Camperdown - north of the Princes Highway
  • Thursday 29 December 2022
  • Thursday 5 January 2023
  • Thursday 29 December 2022
  • Thursday 5 January 2023
Terang, Noorat and Glenormiston
  • Friday 30 December 2022
  • Friday 6 January 2023

For any missed waste, recycling or FOGO bins or bin collection issues please contact Wheelie Waste on 5561 2286.

Swimming pools

The Camperdown, Cobden, Lismore, Skipton, Terang, and Timboon pools will be closed on Christmas Day, Sunday 25 December 2022.

Sporting centres

The Timboon Sporting Complex will be closed from Friday 23 December 2022. The Camperdown Community Stadium will be closed from Friday 23 December 2022. For further details on school holiday activities, classes and programming in January 2023 please visit each Stadium’s Facebook page.


All the libraries in the Shire will close from Thursday 22 December at 1.30 pm, with normal hours resuming on Tuesday 3 January 2023.

Signs will be placed in all libraries notifying members of the closure and notice will also be given on the library website.

Visitor Information services

The Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre will be closed on Sunday 25 December 2022.

Maternal and Child Health services

All Maternal and Child Health Centres will close from 1 pm Thursday 22 December 2022 and be closed for the Christmas/New Year period. Normal opening hours for all centres will commence as from Tuesday 3 January 2023.

Please call the 24/7 Maternal and Child Health Line on 13 22 29 for advice and support. If your baby is unwell, please contact your closest medical service. The 24/7 Parent line is also available on 13 22 89.

Mobile Child Care

All Child Care Services across the Shire will close on their normal operational days starting Friday 9 December 2022 to Monday 19 December 2022 and will recommence from Friday 27 January 2023 depending on the service venue start date.


All Kindergarten services will finish for the Christmas/New Year holiday period from 5 pm Tuesday 20 December 2022 and recommence from Friday 27 January 2023.

Aged and Disability services

Aged and Disability services will be open as per normal arrangements until 23 December 1 pm. Services will recommence on 3 January 2023. Limited essential services will be available to clients who have made arrangements with the Aged and Disability Services team over this period.

For urgent requests over the Christmas and New Year period, please call 5593 7100 and follow the prompts.

For all other non-urgent requests, please contact us after 8:30 am on Tuesday 3 January 2023.