Transport Canberra and City Services

Services over Christmas/New Year 2018-19

Domestic Animal Services (DAS)

Saturday 22 December 2018: 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Sunday 23 December 2018: CLOSED
Monday 24 December 2018: 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Tuesday 25 December 2018: CLOSED
Wednesday 26 December 2018: CLOSED
Thursday 27 December 2018: 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Friday 28 December 2018: 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Saturday 29 December 2018: 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Sunday 30 December 2018: CLOSED
Monday 31 December 2018: CLOSED
Tuesday 1 January 2019: CLOSED
Wednesday 2 January 2019: 10:00AM – 3:00PM

DAS will resume normal services from Thursday 3 January 2019.

Emergency and after-hours services for dog attacks or injured dogs are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by contacting Access Canberra on 13 22 81.

Serious or life threatening dog attacks should be reported to ACT Policing by calling 000.


Saturday 22 December 2018: All branches open regular hours
Sunday 23 December 2018: All branches open regular hours
Monday 24 December 2018: All branches close at 2pm
Tuesday 25 December 2018: All branches closed
Wednesday 26 December 2018: All branches closed
Thursday 27 December 2018: All branches closed
Friday 28 December 2018: Woden, Tuggeranong, Dickson and Gungahlin open 10 am – 4 pm (All other branches closed)
Saturday 29 December 2018: Woden, Tuggeranong, Dickson and Gungahlin open 10 am – 4 pm (All other branches closed)
Sunday 30 December 2018: All branches closed
Monday 31 December 2018 All branches closed
Tuesday 1 January 2019: All branches closed
Wednesday 2 January 2019: All branches open and regular hours resume

All library branches resume normal services from Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Return chutes

Between 2 pm Monday 24 December 2018 and 10 am Wednesday 2 January 2019, return chutes will ONLY be open at those libraries that are open (Woden, Tuggeranong, Dickson and Gungahlin) and ONLY during the hours they are open (10 am - 4 pm).

For safety and security reasons, chutes will be closed at all other times and at all other libraries between 2 pm Monday 24 December 2018 and 10 am Wednesday 2 January 2019

No items will be due for return between 21 December 2018 and 8 January 2019 inclusive. If your items are not overdue or not requested by another member, renewals can be made online (visit the library website and log into My Account using your membership number and PIN).

eResources and the library catalogue are available during this period.

Waste Management

Tuesday collections scheduled for Christmas Day will be brought forward to Saturday 22nd December. All other collection days, including Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, will be collected as per normal.

Banks, Belconnen (green bin only), Bonython, Calwell, Chisholm, Conder, Fadden, Florey (green bin only), Garran, Gilmore, Gordon, Gowrie, Isaacs, Isabella Plains, Macarthur, Monash, O’Malley, Page (green bin only), Phillip, Richardson, Tharwa, Theodore and Wanniassa.

All other collection events will occur as per the current schedule.

On Tuesday 25 December 2018 all waste facilities will be closed, including all businesses operating within the Resource Management Centres of Hume, Mitchell and West Belconnen.

The recycling drop off centres are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Yarralumla Nursery

The Wholesale Nursery, including the free plant issue scheme, will be closed from 4 pm on Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Mowing Operations

Mowing operations will be reduced between 24 December 2018 and Wednesday 2 January 2019. Full mowing operations will commence from 2 January 2019 weather dependent. For more information, visit our website here.

The ACT Government is committed to improving the accessibility of web content. To provide feedback or request an accessible version of a document please contact us or phone 13 22 81.

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.

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