Easter public holiday operating arrangements

Council offices will be closed from Good Friday 19 April to Easter Monday 22 April 2019 for the Easter Holiday period.  Normal hours will resume on Tuesday 23 April.

Customer Contact Centre (phone enquiries) - Closed.  Normal hours resume Tuesday 23 April 2019. Emergency calls will be answered by Council's after hours service provider. 

Summerhill Waste Management Centre -  Closed Good Friday. Open Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 9am - 3pm - closed footwear must worn (no entry after 2:45pm). 

Waste Collection - Normal schedule does not change over Easter long weekend.

Box Office - Closed.  The Ticketek Box Office - closed Good Friday and Easter Saturday - Tickets are available to purchase online at ticketek.com.au

Libraries - All Newcastle Region Library branches will be closed during the Easter holiday period and will resume as normal from Tuesday 23 April, except for Adamstown and Beresfield Libraries which are closed on Tuesdays.

Newcastle Art Gallery -  Closed Good Friday. Open Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10am - 5pm. 

Newcastle Museum - Closed Good Friday. Open Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10am - 5pm. 

The Newcastle Shop at Newcastle MuseumClosed Good Friday. Open Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10am - 5pm.

Civic Digest cafĂ©Closed 

Beaches - All beaches patrolled from 7am - 5:30pm except Stockton Beach which is patrolled from 9am to 5.30pm. Beaches are patrolled on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays by the Surf Lifesaving Clubs. See more on  beach patrols.

Ocean Baths - As normal. Check here for  cleaning schedules.

Pools Council manages Beresfield Pool - Open as normal. For more information on other inland pools visit Lane4 Aquatics.

Blackbutt Reserve - Closed Good Friday including wildlife exhibits and kiosk and office.  Picnic facilities open 7am to 7pm all other days.  Office closed Easter Monday.   Blackbutt operating hours.

Fort Scratchley Historic Site  Closed Good Friday. Open Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Fort closed on Tuesdays.

Mall Parking Station - Closed. Resume normal on Tuesday.

Beresfield Golf Course -  Open as normal.

Stockton Beach Tourist Park Open as normal.

Council printing service - Closed. Resume normal on Tuesday.