Cessnock City Council Christmas & New Year Holiday Arrangements

The Christmas holidays are fast approaching! As such it is time to let the Cessnock community know Council’s arrangements over the holiday period.

The Christmas holidays are fast approaching! As such it is time to let the Cessnock community know Council’s arrangements over the holiday period.  

Cessnock Council offices and facilities will be closed between Christmas and the New Year. A Council officer will still be on call during this period and in case of an emergency please phone 4993 4100.  

Please see below for details on the operating hours of other facilities.  

Administration Centre, Vincent Street, Cessnock

Closed from 12.00pm, Friday 22 December 2017 until 9.00am Tuesday 2 January 2018.

Libraries at Cessnock and Kurri Kurri. Libraries at Cessnock and Kurri Kurri

Closed from 12.00pm, Friday 22 December 2017 until 9.00am until Tuesday 2 January 2017.

Swimming Pools at Cessnock and Branxton  

Closed Christmas Day only.  On all other Public Holidays, pools will be open from 7.00am to 6.00pm.

Kurri Kurri Aquatic Centre

  • Christmas Eve open 5.30am to 12 noon
  • Closed on Christmas Day.
  • Boxing Day open 10.00am to 4.00pm
  • Boxing Day Public Holiday 27 December open 10.00am to 4.00pm  
  • New Year’s Eve open 5.30am to 12 noon
  • New Year’s Day open 10.00am to 4.00pm  

Cessnock Waste & Re-use Centre

Closed Christmas Day only, otherwise normal operating hours apply 8.45am – 4.30pm daily.

Greta Transfer Station

Closed Christmas Day only. Open as normal thereafter.

Garbage Service/Recycling Service

There will be no residential waste or recycling collection on Christmas day Monday 25 December 2017. Collection operations will be one (1) day behind the usual arrangements, with Monday’s collections being completed on Tuesday and Tuesday’s on Wednesday, etc resulting in Friday’s collections being carried out on the Saturday . Collections will then be routine as usual thereafter.  

Ranger Services

A Ranger will be on-call during the Christmas period.  In an emergency please call the Police.

Cessnock Performing Arts Centre

Closed from 2.00pm, Friday 22 December 2017 until 9.00am on Monday 8 January 2018. Bookings still available on-line.

Hunter Valley Visitors Centre

Closed Christmas Day only, normal operating hours apply 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday-Saturday & 9.00am – 4.00pm Sundays.

Cessnock Airport

For all enquiries regarding Cessnock Airport please contact the Airport Operations Co-Ordinator on 0401 107 557.

Cessnock City Council wishes all in our community a safe and happy holiday season.