Coronavirus update 13 March 2020

Council has closed some facilities and cancelled all events until 14 April. Learn which services have been affected.

Many of our services have been altered or temporarily stopped due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

For updates on our services and opening times for our facilities, see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) page.

Easter 2020

The public holidays during this time are:

  • Good Friday - 10 April 2020
  • Easter Saturday - 11 April 2020
  • Easter Sunday - 12 April 2020
  • Easter Monday - 13 April 2020.

Public holidays 2020

See our table for a list of all public holidays in Victoria throughout 2020.


Customer Service

Customer Service centres are closed on all public holidays, but calls to 9278 4444 will be automatically transferred to the emergency after-hours service.

You'll still be able to access many of our services online, including:

Household bin collections

There will be no household waste, recycling or green waste collections on Good Friday 10 April 2020.

If your regular waste collection service falls on Good Friday, your collection will take place the following day, on Saturday 11 April 2020. Please put your bins out on Friday evening. 

Usual collection date New collection date
Good Friday 10 April 2020 Easter Saturday 11 April 2020

Maternal and Child Health services     

Our services aren’t available on public holidays or weekends. We offer services on weekdays by appointment only.

Newborn babies will be home visited. To make an appointment, see our Maternal and Child Health service page.

You can also contact the 24-hour Maternal & Child Health Advisory service on 13 22 29.

Health, ageing and disability services

  • Health, ageing and disability: open all days except public holidays. No services on public holidays, except personal care.
  • Shopping services: replacement services will be made around the public holidays.
  • Domestic assistance: replacement services will be made by request only.
  • Respite: replacement services can be requested but are subject to available resources.

To find out more about our health, ageing and disability services, see our Services for seniors page.

Public holidays 2020

Public holiday Date
New Year's Day Wednesday 1 January
Australia Day Monday 27 January
Labour Day Monday 9 March
Good Friday Friday 10 April
Easter Saturday Saturday 11 April
Easter Sunday Sunday 12 April
Easter Monday Monday 13 April
Anzac Day Saturday 25 April
Queen's Birthday Monday 8 June
Friday before AFL Grand Final Friday 25 September
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 3 November
Christmas Day Friday 25 December
Boxing Day Monday 28 December
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