Summer Holiday Operating Hours

Council's principal libraries and offices opening hours for the summer holidays

Opening hours, Goolwa offices and Goolwa and Strathalbyn libraries:

Fri 21 December – Open - 9am - 12.30pm

Sat 22 December – Open - 9am - 12 noon

Sun 23 December – Closed

Mon 24 December – Closed

Tue 25 December – Closed (Christmas Day)

Wed 26 December –Closed(Public Holiday)

Thu 27 December – Open for key services - 9am – 5pm

Fri 28 December – Open for key services - 9am – 5pm

Sat 29 December – Open - 9am – 12 noon

Mon 31 December - Closed

Tue 1 January – Closed (Public Holiday)

From Wed 2 January – Open as usual - 9am – 5pm

Please note that the Goolwa office will be operating a series of ‘key services’ to best support the community while minimising inconvenience during this very busy period.

The Visitor Information Centres in Goolwa and Strathalbyn will be open as per usual (Closed Christmas Day).

As always, Alexandrina Council provides an emergency response for public safety matters that cannot wait until the next normal working day.  In the event of an emergency, please call (08) 8555 7000.  A detailed list of emergency services can also be found at

For changes to waste collection days, please refer to updates on the Fleurieu Regional Waste Authority website

If you require additional information please contact Council on 8555 7000.

Mayor Keith Parkes, Elected Members and staff wish Alexandrina ratepayers, residents and visitors a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year.