2022 Council closures for Christmas and New Year


All non-essential Redland City Council services will be closed from close of business on Friday 23 December 2022 and will reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2023.

This includes Customer Service Centres and Council’s Contact Centre.

Library services, Redland Performing Arts Centre, IndigiScapes, Redland Art Gallery, Redland Animal Shelter and Redlands Coast Visitor Information Centre will also have varied closures over the festive period.

After hours emergency number: 3829 8999

Customer Service Centres

Cleveland and Capalaba will close from 4.30pm on Friday 23 December 2022 and re-open at 8.30am on Tuesday 3 January 2023.

Victoria Point will close from 5pm on Friday 23 December 2022 and re-open at 9am on Tuesday 3 January 2023.

Council’s Contact Centre (for telephone calls) will close at 4.30pm on Friday 23 December 2022 until 8.30am on Tuesday 3 January 2023. Council’s emergency service will operate during the closure period for Council-related emergencies.

Redland City Council offices and customer service centres will be closed from 4.30pm on 23 December 2022 until 3 January 2023.

Recycling and Waste Centres and collection services

Kerbside waste and recycling collections will continue as normal over the holiday period. Please remember to put bins out before 6am on day of collection.

Park and street bin collections will also occur as scheduled.

For kerbside bins that were missed and not emptied between 26 December and 2 January, please phone the after hours number (3829 8999) to arrange a collection; online requests will not be actioned.

All Recycling and Waste Centres will be closed on Christmas Day and will operate normal opening hours at all other times. Check Council’s website for details. Increased visitors are expected during peak Christmas periods and changed traffic conditions are planned for Birkdale Recycling and Waste Centre.

Online new bin/exchange /repair requests submitted after Wednesday 21 December 2022 will be actioned from Tuesday 3 January 2023.

RecycleWorld at Redland Bay: Last trading day is Friday 23 December 2022 and it will re-open on Friday 6 January 2023; usual trading times are Tuesday and Friday, 10am-2pm.

Redlands Coast Visitor Information Centre

Redlands Coast Visitor Information Centre will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day only.

Open 7 days a week, 9am-4pm. Phone 1300 667 386 or go to visitredlandscoast.com.au

Redland Animal Shelter

The Animal Shelter will be closed on Christmas Day only.

Limited opening hours (9am-12pm) apply from Monday 26 December 2022 up to and including Monday 2 January 2023.

Redland City Council Libraries

Capalaba, Cleveland and Victoria Point libraries: closed from 4pm on Saturday 24 December 2022 until 9am on Tuesday 3 January 2023.

Dunwich Library: closed from 11.30am on Saturday 24 December 2022 until 9am on Tuesday 3 January 2023.

Point Lookout Library: closed from 5pm on Friday 23 December 2022 until 10am on Tuesday 3 January 2023.

Russell Island Library: closed from 1pm on Saturday 24 December 2022 until 9.30am on Wednesday 4 January 2023.

Mobile Library: closed from 3pm on Thursday 22 December 2022 at the Wellington Point stop. Reopening 9am on Tuesday 3 January 2023 at the Victoria Point stop.

During closures, no items will be due and all after hours return chutes will be closed. The digital library will remain open – visit redland.qld.gov.au/libraries for ebooks, magazines, audiobooks and movies.

Redland Performing Arts Centre

The centre will be closed from 4pm on Friday 23 December 2022 and reopens at 9am on Monday 9 January 2023.

Tickets can be purchased through the RPAC website during this time.

Redland Art Gallery (RAG)

RAG, Cleveland will be closed from 4pm on Friday 23 December 2022 and reopen at 9am on Tuesday 3 January 2023.

RAG, Capalaba will be closed from 5pm on Friday 23 December 2022 and reopen at 9am on Tuesday 3 January 2023.

Redlands IndigiScapes Centre and Nursery, Capalaba 

The IndigiScapes Centre and Botanic Gardens will be closed from 4pm on Friday 23 December 2022 and reopen at 8am on Tuesday 3 January 2023.

The walking trails will remain open.

The Native Nursery will be closed from 3pm on Friday 23 December 2022 and reopen at 10am on Monday 9 January 2023.

The IndigiScapes Café will be closed from 4pm on Thursday 22 December 2022 and reopen at 8am on Wednesday 4 January 2023

For more information on Council services, visit redland.qld.gov.au