Household rubbish

You can dispose of your rubbish using the:

Dangerous items such as gas bottles and batteries should NOT be disposed of in kerbside bins. These can be disposed of for FREE at our resource recovery centres.

When is your rubbish bin collected?

Find your bin day on My Neighbourhood or view the bin calendars.

Rubbish is collected weekly - Monday to Friday – on the same day of the week throughout the entire year (including public holidays, Good Friday and Christmas Day). 

Place your bins on the nature strip with the wheels facing your property the night before collection day. 

Bring your bin back in by the end of the day of collection.

What to put in your rubbish bin?

Household waste is anything that cannot be:

It's important not to put these items in your rubbish bin: Green waste, syringes, medical waste, oil, unwrapped vacuum dust or ashes, paint, chemicals and solvents, timber, building materials, batteries, electronic waste and any other liquids. Many of these items can be recycled for free at our Resource Recovery Centres, check our waste disposal guide for further information.

Ordering a new or extra bin

The standard household garbage bin is an 80 litre bin with a dark green lid. 

If you have moved and do not have a rubbish and/or recycling bin please get in touch.

The Shire provides larger rubbish, bins to residential properties for an additional fee. Recycling and green waste bins are also available.

To save money, you can also check out the waste and recycling disposal guide. Many items can be recycled for free at our tips and hoppers.

View fees and further information is on our Order a new or larger bin page. 

Order bin

Missed bin

If your rubbish bin was placed on the kerbside the night before the day of collection, it should be emptied by the end of the collection day.  

If your rubbish bin was not collected, please call us on 5950 1000 or 1300 850 600 within 2 business days.

What happens next: Leave your bin out in its usual collection spot. We'll come by to empty it.

If your bin is overloaded or has waste we can't collect: it will not be emptied. Use our waste guide to dispose of your waste correctly.


Lost, damaged or stolen bins

If your rubbish bin becomes damaged, please get in touch to have it repaired or replaced. 

If you think your bin may have been stolen or is lost, there are a couple of steps you can take: 

  1. Check your letterbox for a slip from your bin collection contractor  
  2.  If you don’t have a slip in your letterbox, submit a Lost Bin Declaration form 

Further information