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We wish you all the joys of the Festive Season and our very best wishes for a Happy New Year.

We look forward to being of continued service to our local residents, businesses and community groups in 2019. 

Council Civic Centre

Normal opening hours 9am to 5pm weekdays 

Friday 21 December

9am to 12.30pm

Monday 24 December

Closed

Tuesday 25 December Christmas Day Public Holiday

Closed

Wednesday 26 Proclamation Day Public Holiday

Closed

Thursday 27 December

Closed

Friday 28 December

Closed

Monday 31 December

Closed

Tuesday 1 January 2019 New Year’s Day Public Holiday

Closed

Normal opening hours resume on Wednesday 3 January 2019. 

Council Depot

Normal opening hours 8am to 4pm weekdays. 

Friday 21 December

8am to 12.30pm

Monday 24 December

Closed

Tuesday 25 December Christmas Day Public Holiday

Closed

Wednesday 26 December Proclamation Day Public Holiday

Closed

Thursday 27 December

Closed

Friday 28 December

Closed

Monday 31 December

Closed

Tuesday 1 January 2019 New Year’s Day Public Holiday

Closed

Normal opening hours resume on Wednesday 2 January 2019. 

Domestic Waste Collections Christmas/New Year 

Kerbside waste and recycling collections will be delayed by one day over the Christmas and New Year period. 

Christmas Collections

There will be no collections on Christmas Day Tuesday 25 December. Collections will instead be on Wednesday 26 December. All collections will move forward one day during this week with collections scheduled for Friday 28 December occurring on Saturday 29 December.

Regular Collection Day Actual Collection Day
Monday 24 December Monday 24 December
Tuesday 25 December Wednesday 26 December
Wednesday 26 December Thursday 27 December
Thursday 27 December Friday 28 December
Friday 28 December Saturday 29 December

New Year Collections

There will be no collections on New Year’s Day Tuesday 1 January. Collections will instead by on Wednesday 2 January.  All Collections will move forward one day during this week with collections scheduled for Friday 4 January occurring on Saturday 5 January.

Regular Collection Day Actual Collection Day
Monday 31 December Monday 31 December
Tuesday 1 January Wednesday 2 January
Wednesday 2 January Thursday 3 January
Thursday 3 January Friday 4 January
Friday 4 January Saturday 5 January
Monday 7 January Normal Collection Services Resume
Lynton Green Organics Drop-off Facility

The Lynton Green Organics Drop-off Facility will be closed from Sunday 16 December to Friday 4 January 2019. The facility will reopen on Saturday 5 January 2019. 

Mitcham Library at the Hawthorn Community Centre

Friday 21 December

10am to 12.30pm

Saturday 22 December

10am to 4pm

Sunday 23 December

2pm to 5pm

Monday 24 December Christmas Eve

10am to 2pm

Tuesday 25 December Christmas Day Public Holiday

Closed

Wednesday 26 December Proclamation Day Public Holiday

Closed

Thursday 27 December

Closed

Friday 28 December

Closed

Saturday 29 December

Closed

Sunday 30 December

Closed

Monday 31 December

Closed

Tuesday 1 January 2019 New Year’s Day

Closed

Normal opening hours resume on Wednesday 2 January 2019. 

Blackwood Library

Friday 21 December

10am to 12.30pm

Saturday 22 December

10am to 4pm

Sunday 23 December

2pm to 5pm

Monday 24 December Christmas Eve

10am to 2pm

Tuesday 25 December Christmas Day Public Holiday

Closed

Wednesday 26 December Proclamation Day Public Holiday

Closed

Thursday 27 December

10am to 8pm

Friday 28 December

10am to 2pm

Saturday 29 December

10am to 4pm

Sunday 30 December

2pm to 5pm

Monday 31 December

10am to 4pm

Tuesday 1 January 2019 New Year’s Day

Closed

Normal opening hours resume on Wednesday 2 January 2019. 

Library items can be returned via the after-hours chute at the Blackwood Library. The Mitcham Library chute at the Hawthorn Community Centre will be closed. Overdue fees on Library items will not be applied during this time. Please do not leave items if the chutes are closed. 

Preschool story time will take a longer break from 14 December to 29 January 2019.

To contact the Mitcham Library call on 8372 8244 or Blackwood Library on 8372 8255. 

Mitcham and Blackwood Toy Libraries

Will be closed from 12noon on Saturday 22 December until Tuesday 1 January 2019 inclusive. The Toy Libraries will reopen on Wednesday 2 January 2019. 

No toys will be due for return during the closure period.

You can contact the Mitcham Toy Library on 8274 1351 or the Blackwood Toy Library on 8278 6779.

Mitcham Cultural Village

The Mitcham Village Institute, the Mitcham Cultural Village Community Shed and the Mitcham Heritage Research Centre will be closed from 5pm on Friday 21 December to Tuesday 1 January 2019 inclusive. The Mitcham Cultural Village Institute, Mitcham Cultural Village Community Shed and the Mitcham Heritage Research Centre will reopen on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Community Centres

The Mitcham Community Centre, the Blackwood Community Centre, the Cumberland Park Community Centre, the Hawthorn Community Centre and all other halls for hire will be closed from 5pm on Friday 21 December until Tuesday 1 January 2019. The Community Centres will reopen on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Community Bus

The Community Bus service will not operate from 4pm on Friday 14 December until Tuesday 2 January 2019 inclusive. Services will resume on Wednesday 2 January 2019. 

Call the Customer Service Centre on 8372 8888 for more information. 

Council will respond to emergencies throughout the Christmas and New Year period, please call 8372 8888.

Contact Us

Tel 08 8372 8888

Fax 08 8372 8101

Email Us

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Locate Us

PO Box 21

Mitcham Shopping Centre

Torrens Park SA 5062

131 Belair Road

Torrens Park SA 5062

Australia

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