Council's Christmas Arrangements

Published on 19 December 2022

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COUNCIL OFFICE AND LIBRARY: The Warracknabeal Shire Office and Library will be open until 10:30am Thursday 22nd and 12pm Friday 23rd December 2022. The office will reopen on Tuesday 3rd January 2023 at 8.30am.

POSITIVE AGEING: During the Christmas break please contact Lisa Inkster (Relieving Positive Ageing Coordinator) on 0428 234 161 for all service and meal cancellations. From Tuesday 3rd January onwards it will be back to normal with contacting the Shire office on 5398 0107.

There will be NO services on Sunday 25th December 2022 (Christmas Day). There will only be personal care (showering, medication check and stocking assist) services on:

  • Monday 26th December 2022 (Christmas Day public holiday)
  • Tuesday 27th December 2022 (Boxing Day public holiday)
  • Monday 2nd January 2023 (New Year’s Day public holiday)

All meals, domestic assistance, respite, shopping assistance services are cancelled on public holidays.

MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH: Maternal Child Health services will be on leave from 26th December to 3rd of January. For emergencies during this time, pleasecall 000 or the MCH hotline on 13 2229. 

LOCAL LAWS / ANIMALS: After hours/Emergencies can contact the on-call Local Laws Officer on 0428 591 980.

OPERATIONS: A skeleton staff will be working throughout the Christmas-New Year period to clean public toilets and empty rubbish bins throughout each of the towns. For emergencies, please call the on-call Supervisor on 0427 511 550 or 03 5398 2467.

WASTE: There will be no changes to waste collection over the Christmas-New Year period. All transfer stations will be closed on Christmas Day.

Yarriambiack Shire Councillors and staff would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and safe and prosperous New Year. 

We look forward to serving the community in 2023. 

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