Contact us

You can call us on the phone, send an email, or submit a service request online. 

You can also visit us at our service centres which are open 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.


You can reach us 24 hours, 7 days a week by calling 1300 581 299

Our 1300 line remains open over public holiday periods and will divert to our after hours and public holidays centre. 

Call our service centres between 8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays) to make a payment over the phone. You can also complete transactions any time using our online services.

    Service centres

    Our customer service centres are open 8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.


    Ground floor of Westfield Eastgardens 
    152 Bunnerong Road
    Eastgardens NSW 2036


    444-446 Princes Highway
    Rockdale NSW 2216

    Customer service complaints

    We are committed to receiving and resolving complaints to continually improve customer experience, our services and community satisfaction. A complaint can be submitted online, over the phone or email. 

    Our Complaint Management Policy provides Council, staff and the community a clear structure for managing complaints. The Policy is supported by the Complaint Management Guideline which outlines what is and what is not a complaint, and the processes and responsibilities in complaint management. 

    •    Complaint Management Policy
    •    Complaint Management Guidelines

    Other relevant information

    Translating and interpreter services

    Call Translating and Interpreter Services (TIS) National on 131 450 to access translation and interpreting services. 

    Advise TIS that you would like to talk to Bayside Council NSW.

    Electricity, telecommunications, water and gas

    We don't provide utilities such as electricity, telecommunications, water and gas, so you must report any issue with your utilities to the service provider:

    Issue Authority How to contact

    Poles, wires, lights


    General enquiries:


    Report a light pole issue:

    Pits, pillars, cabinets, underground cables, overhead cables, elevated joints and manhole covers



    13 22 03

    Water leaks in public places, water outages, faults

    Sydney Water


    13 20 90

    If you smell gas in the street or property



    1800 427 532

    nbn™ infrastructure



    1800 687 626
    (for damage creating a Health & Safety hazard)



    In an emergency call 000 for the NSW Police Force, Fire and Rescue NSW and the Ambulance Service of NSW. 

    You can contact us any time on 1300 581 299 if you have an urgent service request outside of business hours.


    We have 15 Councillors elected every four years to represent our community.

    See our Councillors page for a map of wards and Councillor contact details.


    See the locations and opening hours of our libraries with the exception of Brighton-Le-Sands which is currently closed. 

    You can access several catalogues, eBooks, audio books and other resources at our libraries and online.

    Find out more

    Social media

    Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube for the latest events and Council news.

    Council news

    See our news page for community news and media releases.

    See our quarterly newsletter to see what's happening in the area, and subscribe to receive the newsletter straight to your email.

    Bayside businesses can also receive the latest business news by subscribing to Bayside Business E News.

    We understand the importance of community engagement as a key driver in our decision-making process. Have Your Say is the platform where we you can express your opinions and views about our plans, projects and policies.

    Justice of the Peace

    Justice of the Peace (JP) services are provided by volunteers as a service to the community by the NSW Justice Association Inc.

    You don’t need to make an appointment to see a JP, however call the library where your closest JP service is located before arriving to confirm they will be available on the day.

    • Eastgardens Library JP services are every Tuesday from 9am to 1pm, and Thursday from 1pm to 4:45pm
    • Mascot Library JP services are every Thursday from 10:30am to 12:30pm
    • Sans Souci Library JP services are every Monday from 10am to 12pm.

    Below are JP services in Bayside and surrounding areas that are not facilitated by Bayside Council. We can’t guarantee the service or availability of these services.

    • Arncliffe Pharmacy (02) 9567 1550
    • Century 21 Sans Souci (02) 9529 3822
    • Maroubra Police Station Daily 2pm-3pm (02) 9349 9299
    • Rockdale Community Services (02) 9024 5500 
    • Service NSW Centres 13 77 88
    • State Member Office, Steve Kamper MP Mon-Fri 9am-5pm (02) 9597 1414
    • The In Tax Rockdale (02) 9056 3396