Council Christmas Closures

Residents are being reminded about the following council facilities closures over the Christmas-New Year holiday period.

Customer Service Centres

Mackay and Sarina
Closed 4.30pm Friday, December 18, 2020, and reopening 8.30am Monday, January 11, 2021.

Mirani
Closed 4.30pm Friday, December 18, 2020, and reopening 8.30am Monday, January 4, 2021.

Paget Depot
Closed 3.30pm Thursday, December 24, 2020, and reopening Monday, January 4, 2021.

Artspace Mackay

Closed 3pm Thursday, December 24, 2020, and reopening 10am Tuesday, January 5, 2021.

Foodspace

Closed 2pm Friday, December 18, 2020, and reopening 8am Monday, January 4, 2021.

Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre (MECC)

Closed 4pm Thursday, December 24, 2020, and reopening 9am Monday, January 4, 2021
Tickets for shows and events can be purchased online via themecc.com.au during this time.
The MECC will re-open for the New Year’s Eve event from 6pm to 9pm Thursday, December 31, 2020.

Jubilee Community Centre

Closed 4.30pm Thursday, December 24, 2020, and reopening 8.30am Monday January 4, 2021.

Aquatic facilities

Mackay ARC
Thursday, December 24: 5.30am-6pm
Friday, December 25: Closed
Saturday, December 26: 8am-6pm
Sunday, December 27: 8am-6pm
Monday, December 28: 8am-6pm
Tuesday, December 29: 5.30am-7pm
Wednesday, December 30: 5.30am-7pm
Thursday, December 31: 5.30am-7pm
Friday, January 1, 2021: 8am-6pm

Bluewater Lagoon
Open every day from 9am to 5.45pm
Closed Friday, December 25, 2020.

Memorial Swim Centre
Thursday, December 24: 5.30am-5pm
Friday, December 25: Closed
Saturday, December 26: Closed
Sunday, December 27: 8am-5pm
Monday, December 28: 8am-5pm
Tuesday, December 29: 5.30am-7pm
Wednesday, December 30: 5.30am-7pm
Thursday, December 31: 5.30am-7pm
Friday, January 1, 2021: Closed

Pioneer Swim Centre
Thursday, December 24: 5.30am-5pm
Friday, December 25: Closed
Saturday, December 26: Closed
Sunday, December 27: 8am-5pm
Monday, December 28: 8am-5pm
Tuesday, December 29: 5.30am-7pm
Wednesday, December 30: 5.30am-7pm
Thursday, December 31: 5.30am-7pm
Friday, January 1, 2021: Closed

Mirani Swim Centre
Thursday, December 24: 6am-noon
Friday, December 25: Closed
Saturday, December 26: Closed
Sunday, December 27: noon-5pm
Monday, December 28: 6am-6pm
Tuesday, December 29: 6am-6pm
Wednesday, December 30: 6am-6pm
Thursday, December 31: 6am–noon
Friday, January 1: Closed
Saturday, January 2: noon-5pm

Sarina Pool
Thursday, December 24: 6am–10am
Friday, December 25: Close
Saturday, December 26: Closed
Sunday, December 27: 8am-5pm
Monday, December 28: 6am-noon
Tuesday, December 29: 6am-6pm
Wednesday, December 30: 6am-6pm
Thursday, December 31: 6am–10am
Friday, January 1: Closed
Reopening Saturday, January 2 as per normal

Mackay Regional Council Libraries

All branches will close 5pm on Thursday, December 24, 2020, and reopening Monday, January 4, 2021.
All loans will be due back on Monday, January 11, 2021.
Mobile library will be off-road from Sunday, December 20, 2020, to Tuesday, January 19, 2021.

Please note: Dudley Denny City Library is now closed due to air conditioning issues and will reopen on January 4, 2021.

Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens

Administration and Tropical Shade Garden
Closed 4.30pm Tuesday, December 22, 2020, and reopen on 9am Tuesday, January 5, 2021.

Botanic Gardens Café and Lagoons Gallery
Closed Thursday, December 24, 2020, and reopening on Tuesday, January 5, 2021.

Museums and Historical Centres

Greenmount Homestead
Closed Monday, November 30, 2020, and reopening Monday, March 1, 2021.

Museums and Historical Centres

Mackay - Closed Friday, November 27, 2020, and reopening Tuesday, March 2, 2021.
Sarina - Closed Saturday, November 28, 2020, and reopening Tuesday, March 2, 2021.
Pioneer Valley - Closed Friday, November 27, 2020, and reopening Tuesday, March 2, 2021.

Orchid House

Closed 2pm Sunday, December 20, 2020, and reopening 10am Monday, January 11, 2021.

Sarina Sugar Shed

Friday, December 25: Closed
Saturday, December 26: Closed
Sunday, December 27: 9am-4pm
Monday, December 28: 9am-4pm
Tuesday, December 29: 9am-4pm
Wednesday, December 30: 9am-4pm
Thursday, December 31: 9am-4pm
Friday, January 1: 9am-4pm
Saturday, January 2: 9am-4pm

Open 7 days a week, 9am-4pm. Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Sarina Youth Centre

Closed 3pm Thursday, December 24, 2020, and reopening 9am Monday, January 4, 2021.

Sarina Neighbourhood Centre

Closed 3pm Thursday, December 24, 2020, and reopening 9am Monday, January 4, 2021.

Waste facilities

Household waste collection services will continue as per normal over the Christmas break, including Christmas Day and all public holidays.
All waste facilities will be closed on Christmas Day, except the Paget Waste Management Centre, which will be open its normal operating hours of 6.15am to 5.45pm.

Council’s green waste facilities will be closed on Christmas Day, except the Paget Waste Management Centre, which will be open 6.15am to 5.45pm.

The Incredable Tip Shop (Paget Tip Shop) will be closed from 4pm Sunday, December 20, and reopen 9am Saturday, January 9, 2021.