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 of $2000 per person, or $4000 for corporations apply
- 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.