The Prohibited Burning Period for the Shire has been extended further and will now apply until midnight, Tuesday 30 April 2024. No fires can be lit in the open air. More information here.

Putrescible Waste (including animal carcasses) 

DescriptionGST Inclusive2023-24 Fee
Domestic animals
Yes$26.00
Farm animals
Yes$50.00
Other putrid waste requiring special burial - per m3 Yes$77.00


Bulk waste fees

DescriptionGST Inclusive2023-24 Fee
Separated bulk waste per m3Yes$50.00
Non compacted separated building/construction waste
Yes$43.00
Non compacted mixed building/construction waste
Yes$77.00
Clean fill - free of contaminants, suitable for use as daily cover or other use on site
N/ANo Charge


Green waste - residential

DescriptionGST Inclusive2023-24 Fee
Green waste, clean and free of all contaminants, suitable for mulching, residential only - up to and including 2.0m3
N/AFree
Green waste, residential clean and free of all contaminants, suitable for mulching, over 2.0m3, per m3
Yes
$10.00
Green waste, commercial clean and free of all contaminants, suitable for mulching, per m3 up to 4.0m3
Yes$10.00
Contaminated green waste per m3
Yes
$50.00
Green waste, bulk clean and free of all contaminants, suitable for mulching, per m3 over 4.0m3Yes$20.00
Sale of Mulch - commercial only - per m3
Yes
$29.00
Sale of Mulch - residential (self load) - trailer load
N/AFree
Sale of Mulch - residential (Shire assisted load) - per m3
Yes
$29.00
Large green waste (inc. tree trunks, large branches, rootballs, storm damage) requiring shearing and downsizing - per m3Yes$50.00


Liquid waste disposal

DescriptionGST Inclusive2023-24 Fee
Liquid waste generated within Shire - per kLNo$84.00
Liquid waste generated outside Shire - per kLNo$120.00
Liquid Waste Facility Access Card - approved Controlled Waste operators only - upon application
N/ANo Charge
Replacement Liquid Waste Facility Access Card fee
No$10.00


Scrap metal

DescriptionGST Inclusive2023-24 Fee

Ferrous and Non-ferrous metals suitable for recycling - clean of free at contamination, otherwise charged at general waste rate

N/ANo Charge


Property charges - waste facilities maintenance

DescriptionGST Inclusive 2023-24 Fee
Waste Facilities Maintenance Rate - Gross Rental Value (GRV)Norate in the dollar 0.0222
Waste Facilities Maintenance Rate - Unimproved Capital Value (UV)Norate in the dollar 0.0002
Waste Facilities Maintenance Rate - Minimum rate per rateable propertyNo$170.00

Property charges - residential

DescriptionGST Inclusive2023-24 Fee

Kerbside Collection Service - 3 bin service - weekly FOGO, fortnightly recycling, fortnightly general waste 

No$360.00

Additional General Waste - 140L red lid where kerbside collection service is provided (per service per F/N) Ancillary accommodation only

No
$256.00

Additional FOGO - 240L lime green lid where kerbside collection service is provided (per service per week)

No
$194.00

Additional Recycling - 240L where kerbside collection service is provided (per service per fortnight)

No
$82.00


Waste charges

DescriptionGST Inclusive2023-24 Fee

Upgrade General Waste - 240L where kerbside collection service is provided (per service per F/N) in addition to mandatory 3 bin service fee.

No
$256.00

Additional (after upgrade) General Waste - 240L where kerbside collection service is provided (per service per F/N)

No
$444.00

Special Circumstance General Waste upgrade - annual, on application where kerbside collection service is provided (per service per F/N) in addition to mandatory 3 bin service fee.

*Concessions may be granted for exceptional circumstances

No
$105.00
Rubbish - East Augusta Waste Facility (per property)
No
$153.00
Rural Waste Transfer Facility Access Card
No$118.00
Replacement Rural Waste Transfer Facility Access Card fee
No
$10.00


Property charges - residential (short stay)/tourist accommodation

DescriptionGST Inclusive2023-24 Fee

General Waste 240L weekly

Recycling 240L fortnightly

FOGO 240L weekly

No$617.00

Additional General Waste 240L red lid - where kerbside collection service is provided (per service per week)

No$341.00

Additional FOGO - 240L lime green lid where kerbside collection service is provided (per service per week)

No$194.00

Additional Recycling - 240L yellow lid - Where kerb side collection service is provided (per service per fortnight)

No$82.00


Property charges - commercial

DescriptionGST Inclusive2023-24 Fee

General Waste 240L green lid - where kerbside collection service is provided (per service per week)

No$341.00

FOGO - 240L lime green lid where kerbside collection service is provided (per service per week) 

No$194.00

Recycling - 240L yellow lid - Where kerb side collection service is provided Per service per fortnight

No$82.00
Delivery charge for 140L or 240L receptacles 
N/ANo Charge
Repair of existing 140L or 240L receptacles
N/ANo Charge
8 litre compostable bagsNo$5.00
8 litre kitchen caddiesNo$15.00


Vehicles and Tyres

DescriptionGST Inclusive2023-24 Fee
Motor Vehicle Bodies - cars, utilities, vans (carcass only)
N/ANo Charge
Motor Vehicle Bodies - caravans, small boats (removal of contaminants)
Yes
Actual cost
Motor Vehicle Bodies - caravans, small boats  
YesActual cost
Tyres - residential - car/4wd - no rim
Yes
$14.00
Tyres - residential - car/4wd - with rim
Yes
$20.00
Tyres - residential - motorbike
Yes$6.00


eWaste

DescriptionGST Inclusive2023-24 Fee

Electronic waste - per item - residential (in scope) TVs, computers & peripherals, printers.

YesNo charge


Waste disposal - solid waste landfill

Notes: 

  • Fees do not apply to the depositing of clean, sorted recyclable materials. 
  • Rural properties without waste collection service receive 1 free 5m3 domestic card.
DescriptionGST Inclusive2023-24 Fee
General waste (per cubic metre as estimated by tip operator)
Yes$50.00
Minimum charge (without card)
Yes
$12.00

Problematic waste - waste which requires special handling and/or segregation by landfill operator which impacts on productivity.

Yes$77.00
Asbestos disposal (small quantities only, appointment required)
Yes
$118.00
Minimum charge, asbestos disposal
Yes
$60.00
Fridge, air-conditioner or freezer disposal per unit ( requiring degassing)
Yes$15.00
Dual Fridge/freezer + commercial units (requiring degassing)
Yes$30.00

Fridge, air-conditioner or freezer already certified degassed and suitable for recycling - per unit

N/ANo Charge
Mattress disposal - King ( inner spring only)
Yes$23.00
Mattress disposal - Queen ( inner spring only)
Yes$18.00
Mattress disposal - Single ( inner spring only)
Yes
$11.00
All other mattresses ( not inner spring)
Yes$50.00


Recycling - commercial

DescriptionGST Inclusive2023-24 Fee

Uncontaminated and separated recyclables per cubic metre

*Note: At the discretion of Coordinator Waste Services and by Prior arrangement. Contaminated loads at general rate

Yes$16.00
Cardboard (uncontaminated and flattened) per cubic metre
Yes$16.00
Glass suitable for recycling, free of all contaminates - per cubic metre
Yes$16.00


Recycling - residential

Notes: 

  • No charge for household recycling delivered by resident (cardboard, glass, plastic). 
  • Recycling is to be separated from each other and not mixed with general waste.

DescriptionGST Inclusive2023-24 Fee
240 litre recycling receptacle (bin - green body yellow lid)
N/ANo Charge
Residential recyclable material - free of all contaminates, includes paper, flattened cardboard, glass, aluminium and steel cans, and hard plastics
N/ANo Charge
Residential quantities of uncontaminated and flattened recyclable cardboard suitable for recycling - free of all contaminates
N/ANo Charge


Waste bins at events

DescriptionGST Inclusive2023-24 Fee

240L MGB General Waste & Recycling (inc collection & disposal) per bin per service for charitable events

N/ANo charge
240L MGB Recycling (inc collection & processing) Per bin per service
Yes$11.00
240L MGB General Waste (inc collection & disposal) per bin per service
Yes$14.00
240L MGB FOGO (inc collection & disposal) per bin per service
Yes$11.00

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