Holiday Business Hours

Christmas and New Year closures

During the festive season, many of Council’s offices and services will be affected by closures or altered hours.

Council's Administration Centre in Avoca Rd, Wakeley, will be closed from 4.30pm Thursday 21 December 2017 and resume for ordinary operations on Monday 8 January 2018.

If you have an urgent enquiry, please call 9725 0222 and follow the prompts. 

Garbage and Recycling Services

Garbage services will be as normal. There will be an extra collection for recycling between 25 December 2017 and 5 January 2018. This means your recycling bins will be emptied three weeks in a row. Please leave your recycling bin out with your garbage bin on the night before your normal bin day. Your fortnightly recycling service will continue from Monday 8 January 2018.


All Fairfield City Open Libraries will be closed from 5pm, Friday 22 December 2017 to Tuesday 26 December 2017 inclusive.

Between Wednesday 27 December 2017 and Friday 29 December 2017, Bonnyrigg and Fairfield libraries will be open 9.30am-5pm. Other libraries will remain closed.

All libraries will be closed between Saturday 30 December 2017 and Monday 1 January 2018 inclusive. 

All Fairfield City Open Libraries, excluding Smithfield, will be open between Tuesday 2 January 2018 and Friday 5 January 2018, 9.30am-5pm. 

All libraries, excluding Smithfield, will resume regular hours from Saturday 6 January 2018. Smithfield will reopen to normal hours on Monday 8 January 2018. 

Fairfield City Museum & Gallery

The Museum and Gallery will close from 4pm on Friday 22 December 2017 and resume for ordinary operations on Tuesday 9 January 2018.

Children and Family Services Centres

All our services close end of day business on Friday 22 December 2017.

Long Day Care and Multipurpose Services reopen on Tuesday 9 January 2018:

  • Cabramatta ELC
  • Canley Vale ELC
  • St Johns Park ELC
  • Wakeley ELC
  • Wetherill Park ELC
  • Bonnyrigg Hts ELC
  • Janice Crosio ELC
  • Tasman Pde ELC

Preschools reopen on 22 January 2018:

  • Fairfield
  • Marlborough St
  • Mobiles 1, 2 and 3

Recycling Drop Off Centre

The Recycling Drop Off Centre will be open on Saturday 23 December 2017 and Saturday 30 December 2017. 

This Centre is for Fairfield City residents only. Proof of residency is required upon entry. Please remember there is no right turn into the Centre from Widemere Road.

Sustainable Resource Centre

The Sustainable Resource Centre will be closed from 12pm, Friday 22 December 2017 and reopen Monday 8 January 2018.

Leisure Centres-Youth and Community Centre

All Fairfield City Leisure Centres will be closed on Christmas Day, 25 December 2017. For a full list of business hours check the leisure centres' website


For information about Aquatopia visit or call Prairiewood Leisure Centre on 9757 2433.