Christmas closures and City services information

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Opening hours

The Council Centre will be closed from 12.30 pm on Christmas Eve, reopening Monday 4 January. An after-hours emergency call centre operates 24 hours on 03 6238 2711 for urgent matters.

General enquiries and services such as park and other facility bookings will not be available during the closure. To log a non-urgent request or enquiry, use the online contact form.

Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre is closed Christmas Day, with reduced hours on other days during the holiday period. Visit hobartaquaticcentre.com.au for information on opening hours and available services.

Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre on Davey St is closed from 4 pm on Christmas Eve, reopening at 9 am on Monday 4 January.

Elizabeth Mall Visitor Information Hub is closed from 4 pm on Christmas Eve, reopening on Tuesday 29 December, and is closed on New Year's Day.

Mathers House is closed from Saturday 19 December, reopening Monday 11 January.

Youth ARC is closed from 24 December.

Tasmania’s Own Market will be held on Saturday 26 December and Saturday 2 January 8.30 am – 3 pm.

 

Waste services

All kerbside waste, recycling and FOGO collections are as normal except for Christmas Day. If Friday is your usual collection day for any of these services, please put your bins out for collection by 5:30 am Saturday 26 December.

McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Open 10am – 4pm Monday 28 December. Normal opening hours all other days.

 

Car parking

Argyle St carpark closed on Christmas Day. Open 7am – 10pm all other days.

Centrepoint and Hobart Central car parks closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Trafalgar car park available for permit holders only on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Salamanca Square car park available for permit holders only on Christmas Day. Open 8.30am – 6.30pm other days.

Condell Place and Lefroy Street carparks meters not operating on public holidays. Normal regulations on all other days.

On-street parking meters do not operate on public holidays but other signposted regulations may apply. Please note that Saturday 26 December is not a public holiday. The Boxing Day holiday is on Monday 28 December.