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Operating hours for the Easter long weekend 2018

Publish Date 22/03/2018

With the Easter long weekend almost upon us, some Council facilities will alter their operating hours as a result of the Good Friday and Easter Monday public holidays.

Waste Services:

  • Salamander Bay Waste Transfer Station will close at 3.30pm on Thursday 29 March and re-open on at 7:00am on Monday 2 April.
  • Regular waste collection will begin earlier on Friday 30 March 2018 due to public holiday operating hours at waste disposal and processing facilities.
  • There will be no green waste drop off day at Karuah on Sunday 1 April due to Easter Sunday. The drop off day has been rescheduled to 9am to 2pm Sunday 8 April.


  • All Port Stephens branch libraries (Raymond Terrace, Tilligerry and Tomaree) and the Mobile Library will be closed from Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April.

Visitor Information Centre:

Administration Building:

  • Council's Administration Building (116 Adelaide St, Raymond Terrace) will be closed from Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April 2018.

For more information on any of Council's operating hours over the long weekend contact (02) 4988 0255.

You can also view Council's Event Calendar to see what is happening over the break in Port Stephens.