Whitehorse City Council Events, Services and Facilities Update

In an effort to maintain public health around the COVID-19 virus Whitehorse City Council has made the following updates to events, services and facilities.

Essential services operating as normal

  • Hard rubbish 
  • Kerbside waste collection
  • Whitehorse Recycling and Waste Centre
  • Home and Community Services
  • Council will also continue to provide our other services as much as possible, though our face-to-face customer service roles will be reduced. See below for a list of closures.


Changes to Services

  • Customer Service Centres (Nunawading, Forest Hill and Box Hill) will be closed to visitors but will continue to provide services online via Council's website, phone or email
  • Box Hill South skate park: Floodlights will not be turned on in the evening.
  • Immunisation 
  • Maternal and Child Health
    • Please do not visit the MCH Centre without an appointment
  • Sharp Containers - collection or disposal
  • Youth Connexions: Drop-in service is closed. Support will still be provided to young people.


  • Whitehorse Centre:
    • Mirusia (Australian Concert Tour)
    • Mamma Mia (Babirra Music Theatre)
  • Citizenship Ceremonies
  • Parenting Information Forums:
    • Importance of Play in Childhood Development 
    • Understanding your Teen
    • Parenting in Australia (for Chinese families)
  • Whitehorse Study Support Program at Youth ConneXions


  • Global Fiesta 
  • Swing Pop Boom:
    • Shake at the Lake
    • Moonlight Movie Night
  • Boost Your Business:
    • Start Me Grow Me Business Forum 
    • Tax Essentials
    • Facebook for Small Business Simplified 
  • Interns in Industry - Information Session
  • Birds in the ‘Burbs’ 
  • Wild Pollinator Count
  • In Conversation with Mary Tonkin 
  • Community outreach in the Box Hill Mall with external youth service providers
  • Whitehorse Centre:
    • Singin’ in the Rain (Midweek Matinee) 
    • Judy Australia 1964 (Professional Season)
    • Summer of the 17th Doll (Professional Season)
    • Splash Test Dummies (Professional Season)
    • Salute to the ANZACS (Midweek Matinee)
    • Swansong (Professional Season)
    • An April Evening with the Band (City of Whitehorse Band)
    • Grace Under Pressure (Professional Season) 
  • 2020 Council Election Information Workshop
  • Youth Week:
    • Pool & Table Tennis Competition
    • Mario Kart Competition
    • Smash Bros Competition
    • Just Dance Competition
  • Wiser Driver course (May 2020)
  • All Smarter Living events up until June
  • Sustainable Living Week