Municipal services over Easter 2016

Released 23/03/2016

Territory and Municipal Services would like to advise Canberra residents of trading hours and changes to services over the Easter weekend, Friday 25 March to Monday
28 March 2016.

Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday are public holidays in the ACT.

Waste Management Services

Waste management services will operate on the following schedule:

Waste management services

Operation hours

Household waste and recycling collection

Garbage and recycling collections due on Friday 25 March will instead be collected on Saturday 26 March 2016 – bins must be out by 7 am

Mugga Lane Resource Management Centre, Symonston

Closed Friday 25 March

Mitchell Resource Management Centre, Flemington Road, Mitchell

Closed Friday 25 March

Corkhill Bros Green Waste Recycling Service, Mugga Lane, Resource Management Centre, Symonston*

Closed Friday 25 March

Canberra Sand and Gravel Green Waste Recycling Service, Parkwood Road, Belconnen*

Closed Friday 25 March

Garden waste facility at Canberra Sand and Gravel, Vicars Street, Mitchell*

Closed Friday 25 March to Monday 28 March 2016 (inclusive)

The Green Shed, Mugga Lane and Mitchell Resource Management Centres

Closed Friday 25 March

*This is not an ACT Government facility. 

Libraries ACT

Libraries ACT branches and the ACT Heritage Library will be closed on Friday 25, Saturday 26, Sunday 27 March and Monday 28 March 2016.

For safety and security reasons, return chutes will be closed at all libraries across this period.

Library members can still make use of all online services including searching, reserving and renewing of items, and downloading eBooks, eAudio, digital magazines and music by visiting the Libraries ACT website

ACTION buses

ACTION will operate to its Sunday timetable from Friday 25 March to Monday 28 March 2016 (inclusive).

The Sunday timetables are available on the ACTION website and can also be printed or downloaded.

Check the timetables before you travel or plan your journey with Google Transit, and don’t forget that travel for MyWay card holders is at off peak prices.

Domestic Animal Services (DAS) shelter

The DAS shelter will be closed on Friday 25 March, Sunday 27 March and Monday 28 March 2016.

The shelter will be open on Saturday 26 March 2016 between 10 am and 3 pm as per normal operating hours.

Emergency after-hour services for dog attacks or injured dogs are available by contacting Access Canberra on 13 22 81.

Parks and nature reserves

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, Namadgi National Park and Googong Foreshores will retain normal operating hours.

Canberrans and visitors are advised that during periods of wet weather or high winds, restrictions and closures may apply to many public reserves, forests and other areas. For further information please contact Access Canberra on 13 22 81.

Yarralumla Nursery

The Yarralumla Nursery will be closed from Friday 25 March to Monday 28 March 2016 (inclusive).

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