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Festive Season Services Information

Service Centres and Libraries

Latrobe City Council corporate headquarters and libraries will close on Friday 24 December and reopen at 8.30am on Tuesday 4 January 2022.

Latrobe Leisure


Indoor Leisure Centres

24 December: 6am to 5pm
Christmas Day and Boxing Day: Closed
28-31 December: 6am to 12noon
1 January: Closed

Normal operating hours commence Sunday 2 January 2022.

Outdoor Pools

Outdoor pools are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Normal operating hours apply all other days.


Visitor Information Centre

The Visitor Information Centre is open 7 days a week, 10am to 4pm except Christmas Day.

Phone 1800 621 409

Early Learning Centres

Traralgon, Moe and Carinya Early Learning Centres will close at 12.30pm on Friday 24 December and reopen on Tuesday 11 January 2022.

Lost or Stray Animals

If you find a lost or stray animal, please call the emergency after hours number 1300 367 700. 

Normal pound operating hours will resume Tuesday 4 January 2022.

For injured wildlife, please contact Wildlife Victoria on 03 8400 7300.

Impounded Pets

The pound is open for the release of impounded pets from 10am to 12noon on both Tuesday 28 December and Friday 31 December from Driffield Road, Morwell. Please note, EFTPOS only for release fees, no cash.

Outside of the advertised open days, we will meet your request for release if there are urgent circumstances.

Non-urgent release requests will be considered. Please call 1300 367 700.

Impounded pets may be viewed on Council’s impound register online at pets

Maternal and Child Health Centres

Restricted hours during Christmas and New Year period. Please contact the central booking number on 5128 6128, should you need an appointment.

In Home Care Services

In Home Care Services will close 5pm Friday 24 December and reopen 8.30am Tuesday 4 January 2022.

As there will be home care service provided during this time, if requested we will try to arrange a makeup service either prior to or after the Christmas closure period.

During the closure we will be providing limited personal care and Respite care services, for clients who have re-arranged this service.

For enquiries during this closure period please contact the emergency after hours number 1300 367 700.

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