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 Friday 21 December 2018 and resume for ordinary operations on Monday 7 January 2019.

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


All Fairfield City Open Libraries will be closed 25, 26, 29, 30 December 2018 and 1, 5, 6 January 2019.

Smithfeld, Bonnyrigg and Wetherill Park libraries will be closed 24 December 2018 - 6 January 2019.

Fairfield City Museum & Gallery

The Museum and Gallery's last day of operation will be 21 December 2018, reopening on Tuesday 8 January 2019.

Leisure Centres - Youth and Community Centre

All Fairfield City Leisure Centres will be closed on Christmas Day, 25 December 2018. 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.

Golf Course and Fairfield Showground

Closed on Christmas Day, 25 December 2018.

Children and Family Services Centres

Long Day Care and Multipurpose Services are closed from 22 December and reopen on 7 January 2019:

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

Preschools are closed from 22 December and reopen on 20 January 2019:

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

School-based Preschools are closed from 20 December and reopen on 22 January 2019.

Garbage and Recycling Services

Garbage services will be as normal. Between 24 December 2018 and 4 January 2019, you can take out both your recycling and waste bins on your normal garbage pick-up days. Your fortnightly recycling service will then continue as normal from 7 January 2019. 

Recycling Drop Off Centre

The Recycling Drop Off Centre will be closed 29 December 2018 and reopens to 5 January 2019. 

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 12:00pm, 21 December 2018 and reopens 6:00am, 7 January 2019.