Rubbish and recycling collections occur as normal on many public holidays, with just a few exceptions.

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Rubbish and recycling collection will continue as normal on all public holidays except:

  • New Year's Day
  • Easter Good Friday
  • Anzac Day
  • Christmas Day

If any of these holidays fall on a:

  • Monday or Tuesday:  Put your bins out for collection before 6 am on the Saturday before your normal collection day.
  • Wednesday, Thursday or Friday: Put your bins out for collection before 6 am on the Saturday after your normal collection day.

If you use the inner city bag collection service:

  • If any of these holidays falls on a Wednesday, place recycling bags out for collection by 5:30pm on the following Saturday.
  • For rubbish collection, please place your rubbish bags out for collection the day after the holiday.