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No kerbside bin collection on Christmas Day
December 15, 2023

Wellington Shire Council is reminding residents that there will be no kerbside bin collection across the shire on Christmas Day.  

In areas where a Council bin collection is normally on a Monday, a bin collector will come a day later on Boxing Day. Council is asking people in Flamingo Beach, Glomar Beach, Golden Beach, Honeysuckles, Loch Sport, Longford, Paradise Beach, Seaspray and any Sale households that normally have their kerbside bin collected on Monday, to leave their bins out prior to 6am Tuesday 26 December 2023.  

All other collection days remain the same.  

Waste Transfer Stations: All Council waste facilities (tips) including Heyfield, Kilmany, Maffra, Seaspray, Stratford, Loch Sport, Dargo and Yarram will be closed on Christmas and New Years Day.

In the popular holiday spots of Loch Sport and Dargo, transfer stations will operate with additional hours during the Christmas holidays.  

From Tuesday 26 December 2023 until Sunday 7 January 2024, the Dargo Transfer Station will be open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10am to 3pm. This, in addition to normal trading hours.

The Loch Sport Transfer Station will be open from 12pm to 5pm every Wednesday from 27 December 2023 until 31 January 2024.

Heyfield, Kilmany, Maffra, Seaspray, Stratford and Yarram Transfer Stations’ opening hours will remain the same.

For more information on operating hours, visit or phone customer service on 1300 366 244.

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