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Changes to council’s operating hours throughout festive period

The festive season is nearly upon us, prompting Whyalla City Council to set its operating hours for the 2016/17 Christmas and New Year period.

Changes to council’s operating hours throughout festive period

The festive season is nearly upon us, prompting Whyalla City Council to set its operating hours for the 2016/17 Christmas and New Year period.

A number of the council’s facilities and services will be closed over the festive period.

  • The council’s civic building, located on Darling Terrace, will be closed to the public from 3pm on Friday, December 23, 2016 and will re-open on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
  • Whyalla Public Library will be closed from 5pm on Friday, December 23 and will re-open on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 10am to continue with normal operating hours until Friday, December 30, when the library will close from 5pm and reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 10am.
    Members will be able to return books via the available chute.
  • Whyalla Child Care Centre will be closed to the public from Friday, December 23 at 5.45pm and will re-open on Monday, January 9, 2016 at 7.45am
  • Whyalla Visitor Information Centre and Maritime Museum will be closed to the public only on Christmas Day, Friday, December 25.
  • Whyalla Mount Laura Waste and Resource Recovery Centre will be closed from Sunday, December 25 and reopen on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 10am with normal operating hours;  and over the New Year period from Sunday, January 1, 2017 and will reopen for normal business on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Waste collection services will not be impacted by public holidays throughout the festive season, and will operate as normal.

Residents are reminded to call the waste enquiry number on 1300 559 206 if they have any questions.

Members of the public with an animal management issue are encouraged to contact the after-hours number on 0412 150 115.

All general enquiries can be lodged on the council’s regular phone number at 8640 3444.

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