Container Deposit Scheme

It has been announced that Victoria’s much anticipated container deposit scheme, CDS Vic, will begin on 1 November 2023.

CDS Vic will allow Victorians to return certain used drink cans, bottles and cartons for a 10-cent refund.

For more information read the Premier’s Press Release from 14 April 2023, Victorians To Benefit From New Container Deposit Scheme

For further information on the scheme such as:

  • Which containers are eligible for refund
  • Who will run the scheme
  • Where you can take your drink containers
  • How your organisation, charity, community group, or educational organisation can express their interest in participating in the scheme

Visit Victoria’s Container Deposit Scheme.

The Shire will share further announcements and updates on the scheme as they are released by the State Government in the coming months.