26 September 2023

City in for egg-stractions as Easter blows in

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The ACT Government has announced Easter changes to public transport, domestic animal services, library opening hours and waste collection during the four-days of holiday due to begin tomorrow (15 April).

Transport Canberra has adopted a bus timetable and light rail frequency to be in effect in the long weekend with Friday, Sunday and Monday running to a Sunday (public holiday) bus timetable and light rail frequency with Saturday operating the regular Saturday timetable and light rail frequency.

“Passengers can also use the Transport Canberra journey planner to plan your trip or find out more details online at www.transport.act.gov.au,” Traffic Canberra said.

Domestic Animal Services has announced that its shelter at Symonston will be closed on Friday and Monday with rangers continuing to respond to any call outs, including dog attacks or an injured dog or cat, that are notified to Access Canberra on 13 22 81.

Canberra’s Libraries will have their branches and return chutes closed across the weekend but their online services will remain available for library users.

“All library branches and chutes will open as normal on Tuesday,” the Libraries said.

As far as waste collection goes, bin collections scheduled in suburbs on Friday will be dealt with on Saturday.

Those suburbs include Acton, Ainslie, Barton, Braddon, Bruce, Campbell, City, Deakin, Dickson, Downer, Forrest, Fyshwick, Franklin, Griffith, Gungahlin, Hackett, Harrison, Hughes, Kingston, Lyneham (south), Narrabundah, Oaks Estate, O’Connor, Pialligo, Red Hill, Reid, Turner, Throsby and Watson

“Household waste collections for Easter Monday 18 April 2022 will proceed as usual,” it said.

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