ALL Rockhampton Regional Council Customer Service Centres and offices will be closed over the Christmas period from 3pm on December 24  and will open again for business in the New Year on January 2.

Council units that will be closed during this period include:

  • Customer service and admin buildings
  • Community Programs
  • Rockhampton Heritage Village
  • Walter Reid Cultural Centre
  • Showgrounds

The Rockhampton Art Gallery will remain open as usual except for public holidays.

Some council venues have different closure times during this Christmas period. The closure information is listed below:

Pilbeam Theatre:

  • Box Office: Closed from 5pm December 13 and re-opened at 9am on January 13
  • Pilbeam Theatre Administration: Closed from 5pm December 20 and re-open at 9am on January 6

Libraries

Rockhampton Regional Library will be OPEN at the following times during the Christmas/New Year period:

  • December 27 9am - 5.30pm
  • December 28 9am - 4.30pm
  • December 30 9am - 5.30pm

The Emu Park Library, Mount Morgan Library, North Rockhampton Library, Byfield Library and Yeppoon Library will be CLOSED during this period.

Items can be returned in the After Hours Chutes at the Rockhampton Regional Library, North Rockhampton Library, Emu Park Library and Yeppoon Library.


City Child Care Centre

The City Child Care Centre will be closed from December 23 to January 5.

Rockhampton Pound

  • Closed Christmas Day
  • Public holidays 7-10am
  • All other days - usual hours.

Parks & Gardens:

  • Public gardens remain open to the public as usual.
  • Rockhampton Zoo will remain open except for on Christmas Day.

Pools

Mt Morgan Pool

  • Christmas Eve: 7:30am to 3pm
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Boxing Day: Closed
  • New Year's Eve 7:30am to 5pm
  • New Year's Day 12pm to 4pm

World War II Memorial Pool

  • Christmas Eve: 5am to 3pm
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Boxing Day: Closed
  • New Year's Eve 5am to 5pm
  • New Year's Day 11pm to 4pm

Emu Park Pool

  • December 25(Christmas Day): Closed
  • December 26 (Boxing Day): Closed
  • January 1 (New year's Day): 2:00pm- 5:00pm

Cooee Bay Pool

  • December 25 (Christmas Day): Closed
  • December 26 (Boxing Day): Closed
  • January 1: Closed

 

Marlborough Pool

  • 23 December 2013 to 5 January 2014: closed
  • Otherwise open as usual.

42nd Battalion Memorial Pool (Northside Pool)

  • Christmas Eve: 9am to 3pm
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Boxing Day: Closed
  • New Year's Eve 9am to 5pm
  • New Year's Day 11am to 4pm

Gracemere Pool

  • December 25 (Christmas Day): Closed
  • December 26 (Boxing Day): 10:00am-5:00pm
  • January 1 (New Year's Day): 10:00am- 5:00pm

Waste Management Facilities

  • All facilities will be closed on Christmas Day.
  • Kerbside collections continue as usual throughout the festive season including Christmas Day.

The following venues' opening hours over Christmas are yet to be confirmed and Council will provide an update once the hours have been confirmed.

  • Mount Morgan Rail Museum
  • Archer Park

Council recognises that during this period there is an increase in traffic both locally and through the region. To minimise any inconvenience council will limit its road and other civil works to urgent works only.

Fitzroy River Water will have a crew on call during the closure period.

For emergencies during this period please telephone 1300 22 55 77.



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