Shire hours for the 2019 holiday season

Published on 02 December 2019

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2 December 2019

With the holiday season nearly here, some Mornington Peninsula Shire facilities will have changes to their regular operational hours. 

Shire Customer Service Centres at Rosebud, Mornington, Hastings and Somerville:

  • 24 December: 8.30am – 3.30pm
  • 25 December: closed 
  • 26 December: closed
  • 31 December: 8.30am – 3.30pm 
  • 1 January: closed

Somerville Customer Service Centre is closed on Mondays including 23 December and 30 December. 

Libraries

  • 23 December: regular opening hours
  • 24 December: early closing at 3.30pm
  • 25 December: closed
  • 26 December: closed 
  • 27 December: regular opening hours
  • 28 December: regular opening hours
  • 29 December: closed
  • 30 December: regular opening hours
  • 31 December: early closing at 3.30pm
  • 1 January: closed
  • 2 January: regular opening hours

Mobile Library

  • 21 December – 17 January: closed
  • Resume on 18 January

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

  • Open Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm (last admission 4.45pm)
  • Closed Mondays 
  • Closed 25 December, 26 December, 1 January and 26 January.

Maternal and Child Health Centres

  • All centres will be closed on public holidays. 

Dromana Visitor Information Centre

  • Will be closed 25 December but will remain open between 10am – 4pm for all other all days. 

Pelican Park Recreation Centre 

  • Early closing at 4pm on 24, 26 and 31 December and 1 January
  • 25 December: closed

Crib Point Pool

  • 25 December: closed

Civic Reserve Recreation Centre 

  • Closed from 21 December and will reopen 13 January 2020

Somerville Recreation Centre

  • Closed public holidays
  • Weekdays 9am – 4pm from 23 December to 3 January
  • Weekends 9am – 12pm from 28 December to 19 January
  • Weekdays 9am – 7pm from 6 January to 17 January

Mount Martha Public Golf Course 

  • 25 December: closed
  • Will be open all other days 7am – 7pm.

Youth Service Centres 

  • Shed 11 Hastings, Y Lounge Rosebud and The Corner Mornington will be staffed Monday to Friday between 9am – 5pm (closed public holidays)
  • December 24 and 31 early closing time of 3.30pm

The Briars 

  • The Briars Visitors Centre and Wildlife Sanctuary are open every day from 9am – 4.30pm except 25 December. Picnic areas, BBQs and public toilets are available after hours.
  • From 4 – 27 January the Visitor Centre and Wildlife Sanctuary will be open for extended hours: 7am – 6pm.
  • The Nursery will be open Wednesdays to Fridays (9am – 3.30pm) and the first Saturday of the month (9am – 1pm). Closed on 25 December and 26 December.
  • The Historic Homestead is currently closed for restoration works. Tours of the Historic Gardens and farm are available with prior booking.
  • Josephine’s Restaurant will be closed 25 and 26 December and 1 January.
  • Angus and Rose will be closed 25 December. Open 26 December and 1 January.
  • The Astronomical Society will be holding viewing nights on 3, 10 and 17 January.
  • Eco Living Display Centre open by appointment only over holidays

Foreshore camping 

  • Sundays: 9am – 3pm
  • Monday to Thursday: 9am – 5pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 9am – 7pm
  • 25 December: closed 

Community Halls 

  • Monday to Friday: 9am – 5pm
  • 25 December: closed