Christmas Closure Period

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Thursday, 12 December, 2019 - 11:15
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We wish all our residents, visitors and workers in Moorabool Shire a very Merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year. We look forward to achieving great outcomes for our community throughout 2020.


Council Office Hours:

At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on Wednesday 2 October 2019, Council resolved that the opening hours for all Council Offices will be as follows:

Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Open 8.30am to 12.30pm

Closed 12.30pm to 5.00pm


Wednesday 25 December 2019 to

Wednesday 1 January 2020




Thursday 2 January 2020


All offices re-open 8.30am to 5.00pm


Emergency Services

Please telephone 000 for all Fire, Police and Ambulance emergencies. Important Emergency Contact information includes:


  • CFA Fire Emergency                                000
  • Police Emergency                                    000
  • SES                                                           132 500
  • Ambulance                                                000
  • Victorian Bushfire Information Line          1800 240 667
  • Moorabool Shire Council                          5366 7100
  • Council Emergency Number                    0419 887 065
  • Bacchus Marsh Hospital                           5367 2000
  • Ballan Hospital                                          5368 1100


Garbage/Recycling/Greenwaste Collection Services

Council collection services do not operate on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day. If your waste collection day falls on these days, your bin will be collected on the following day. 

Christmas Day

Bins that are scheduled to be collected on Christmas Day – Wednesday 25 December 2019 will be picked up on Thursday 26 December 2019.

New Year’s Day

Bins that are scheduled to be collected on New Year’s Day – Wednesday 1 January 2020 will be picked up on Thursday 2 January 2020.

There may be some delays in the collection of your waste services on the above nominated day. All other Garbage/Recycling services within the Shire over the Christmas/New Year period will be collected as normal.

Last Updated:

Thursday, 12 December, 2019 - 11:11