Council Offices, Depots, Hubs and Libraries will be closed from 3:00pm on Friday 23 December 2016 and will re-open on Tuesday 3 January 2017.

A reduced number of staff will continue to operate during the closure period to ensure that essential services continue. Staff involved in Emergency Management will undertake their roles and responsibilities in accordance with the Emergency Management procedures.

On declared Code Red days, Hepburn Shire Council Emergency Management staff will be stationed in the Municipal Emergency Coordination Centre (MECC) in readiness for any incidents.

Transfer stations will be closed Christmas Day and other times as per normal.

Emergency Contact numbers are:

  • Animal Control – 0419 587 955 (for dog attacks and stock on Council roads)
  • Other Council Emergency – 0419 583 573

Aged & Disability Services
Council’s Aged & Disability Services staff will continue to provide essential services such as Personal Care over the Christmas and New Year period. Further information will be sent to clients prior to the end of year closure.

Visitor Information Centres
Clunes will be open as per normal except for the period Christmas day to the 31st of December (subject to volunteer availability), Creswick will be open every day except Christmas Day 10am-5pm.
Daylesford will be open every day except Christmas Day 9am-5pm.
Trentham will be open Sat & Sun as per normal hours (subject to volunteer availability), closed Christmas Day & New Years Day.

Swimming Pools will be closed Christmas Day and open as per normal other days.

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