What’s open Christmas Day?

Christmas and New Year are all fun and games until someone loses a (metaphorical) eye and you need emergency help.
Christmas and New Year are all fun and games until someone loses a (metaphorical) eye and you need emergency help.

This is no ordinary “what’s on”, no. This is, “oh my, the dog’s bitten the neighbour” – or, “the neighbour’s bitten the dog!”

Christmas and New Year are all fun and games until someone loses a (metaphorical) eye and you need emergency help.

If you find yourself, family or friends in a fix on these public holidays, here’s a handy list of who can give that urgent help.

AMBULANCE

18 Clifford St, Goulburn, phone 4827 0420

  • For life-threatening emergencies, seek urgent assistance from triple zero (000) for ambulance support

CHEMIST

Blooms – Goulburn Parkside, 220 Auburn Street, phone 4821 2186

Special hours

  • Monday December 25, closed
  • Tuesday December 26, 9am-9pm
  • Monday January 1, 9am-9pm

Blooms – Goulburn Marketplace, 12 Verner Street, 4821 2260

Special hours

  • Monday December 25, closed
  • Tuesday December 26, 10am-2pm
  • Wednesday December 27, 8.30am-6pm
  • Monday January 1, closed 

Blooms Northside, 312 Auburn Street, phone 4821 1980

  • Monday December 25, closed 
  • Tuesday December 26, closed
  • Monday January 1, closed 

Priceline Pharmacy, Goulburn Square, Auburn Street, phone 4821 7001

Special hours

  • Monday December 25, closed
  • Tuesday December 26, 9am-4pm
  • Monday January 1, 9am-4pm

FIRE STATION

157-161 Bourke Street, Goulburn, phone 4822 1608

  • For life-threatening emergencies, seek urgent assistance from triple zero (000) for fire truck support

GP

Goulburn Doctors, Goulburn Square, Auburn Street, phone 4823 5514

Special hours

  • Monday December 25, closed (open every other day)
  • Tuesday December 26, 10am-4pm
  • Monday January 1, 10am-4pm

HOSPITAL

GoulburnBase Hospital, 130 Goldsmith Street, phone 4827 3111

  • For life-threatening emergencies, seek urgent medical assistance from triple zero (000) for ambulance support
  • If you are unsure whether you require emergency medical assistance, phone Healthdirect Australia, 1800 022 222 (toll free) to talk to a registered nurse (RN)

MENTAL HEALTH

Urgent

  • For people experiencing anxiety, depression, suicidality, psychosis or other mental health issues, phone 1800 011 511
  • For assistance with drug and alcohol and/or sexual assault related issues, phone 1800 809 423

Non urgent

  • NSW Rural Mental Health Support Line, phone 1800 011 511
  • Lifeline, phone 13 11 14 (confidential telephone counselling)
  • MensLine Australia, phone 1300 789 978 (confidential telephone counselling for men)
  • Kids Helpline, phone 1800 551 800 (telephone counselling)
  • Beyondblue, phone 1300  224 636 (information and referral line)

POLICE

274 Sloane Street, phone 4824 0799

  • For life-threatening emergencies, seek urgent assistance from triple zero (000) for police support

RURAL FIRE SERVICE (RFS)

Phone 1800 679 737

  • For life-threatening emergencies, seek urgent assistance from triple zero (000)

STATE EMERGENCY SERVICE (SES)

  • For extreme weather or storm damage emergencies, seek urgent assistance from 132 500

SUPERMARKETS

Aldi, 9-13 Clinton Lane, phone 13 25 34

Special hours

  • Monday December 25, closed
  • Tuesday December 26, 9am-6pm
  • Monday January 1, 10am-6pm

Normal store hours

  • Monday-Friday, 8.30am-8pm
  • Saturday-Sunday, 8.30am-7pm

Bradfordville IGA, Ross and Queen streets, phone 4821 5907

Special hours

  • Monday December 25, 8am-2pm
  • Tuesday December 26, 8am-6pm
  • Monday January 1, 7.30am-6pm

Normal store hours

  • Monday to Wednesday, Friday, 7.30am-6pm
  • Thursday, 7.30am-7pm
  • Saturday, 7.30am-5pm
  • Sunday, 8.30am-4pm

Coles, Goulburn Square, Auburn Street, Goulburn, phone 4822 2399

Special hours

  • Monday December 25, closed
  • Tuesday December 26, 8am-9pm
  • Monday January 1, 8am-9pm

Normal store hours

  • Monday-Saturday, 6am-midnight
  • Sunday, 6am-10pm

Woolworths, Goulburn Marketplace, Verner Street, Goulburn, phone 4824 5000

Special hours        

  • Monday December 25, closed
  • Tuesday December 26, 8am-10pm
  • Monday January 1, 8am-10pm

Normal store hours

  • Monday-Saturday, 7am-midnight
  • Sunday, 7am-10pm

VET

Clinton Street Veterinary Clinic, 7 Clinton Street, Goulburn

  • Closed on all public holidays – December 25, December 26 and January 1. Phone 4821 1881

Goulburn Veterinary Clinic, 62 Union Street, Goulburn

  • Closed on all public holidays – December 25, December 26 and January 1. Phone 4822 1533

Southern Tablelands Veterinary Hospital, 105 Robinson Street, Goulburn

  • Closed on all public holidays – December 25, December 26 and January 1. After hours contact the clinic on 4821 1966