Illegal dumping and fines
Any medium to large items left on public space for others to dispose of is considered as being illegally dumped.
- It pollutes the environment, is a safety risk to other people, looks unattractive and devalues neighbourhoods
- Fines start at $2000 for individuals and $4000 for organisations, going up to $4,000 for individuals and $8,000 for organisations.
- Regional Illegal Dumping Officers are employed to find and fine illegal dumpers
- Please report illegal dumpers by recording number plates, if safe to do so, and taking photos if possible. This will help with investigations.
You can report illegal dumping online or call Council on 02 8757 9000.