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 close from lunchtime on Friday 23 December 2016 and resume for ordinary operations on Monday 9 January 2017.

Garbage services

Garbage services will be as normal. There will be an extra collection for recycling between 26 December and 6 January. 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 9 January 2017.


Bonnyrigg, Fairfield, Smithfield and Wetherill Park Libraries will close from noon 23 December 2016 and reopen Monday 9 January 2017.

Whitlam Library Cabramatta will also close at noon on Friday 23 December, but will be open on certain days over the holiday period. Whitlam Library Cabramatta’s holiday hours are: 
Saturday 24 December closed
Sunday 25 December closed
Monday 26 December closed
Tuesday 27 December closed
Wednesday 28 December 9.30am to 5pm
Thursday 29 December 9.30am to 5pm
Friday 30 December 9.30am to 5pm
Saturday 31 December closed
Sunday 1 January closed
Monday 2 January closed
Tuesday 3 January 9.30am to 5pm
Wednesday 4 January 9.30am to 5pm
Thursday 5 January 9.30am to 5pm
Friday 6 January 9.30am to 5pm
Saturday 7 January closed
Sunday 8 January closed
Monday 9 January 9.30am to 5pm

Fairfield Museum and Gallery

The Museum and Gallery will close from lunchtime on Thursday 23 December 2016 and resume for ordinary operations on Monday 9 January 2017.

Children and Family Services Centres

All our services close on Friday 23 December. However, Mobile 1 and Mobile 3 closed on Friday 16 December 2016.

Long Day Care and Multipurpose Services reopen on 10 January:

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

Preschools open on 24 January 

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

Recycling Drop Off Centre

The Recycling Drop Off Centre will be closed on Saturday 24 December 2016 and Saturday 31 December 2016. The Centre will reopen on Saturday 7 January 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

Will be closed from Thursday 22 December and reopens on Monday 9 January 2017.

Leisure Centres-Youth and Community Centre

The leisure centres have mixed hours over the Christmas and New Year period. 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.