Waste Charges 2023-24

Transfer Stations Fees and Charges

Council’s waste transfer stations each have set costs for disposing of general rubbish, hard rubbish, commercial and domestic recycling and green waste. 

Alive and Birregurra transfer stations DO NOT accept waste oil. Visit the Alternative Waste Disposalpage for information on how to dispose of waste not accepted at council transfer facilities.

 Description of charge  Fee 2023/2024 inc. GST
 Domestic waste and recyclables  
 Waste (including mixed rubbish) m3  $52.00
 Waste (including mixed rubbish) tonne  $251.00
 Waste (including mixed rubbish) first 240ltr bin  $11.40
 Fully co-mingled recyclables - commercial quantities m3  $87.00
 Fully co-mingled recyclables - commercial quantities tonne  $168.00 
 Fully co-mingled recyclables - commercial quantities 240ltr bin       $4.20
 Recyclable glass (bottles and jars without lids) - 240ltr bin  $4.20
 Tree prunings (excluding stumps and large trees) m3  $57.00
 Car  $10.45
 Car on rims  $17.10
 Light truck  $19.80
 Heavy truck  $52.30
 Tractor - up to 1m  $116.60
 Tractor - 1m - 2m  $245.00
 Mattresses  $33.00
 Batteries - commercial  $7.70
 Chemical drums  $1.40
 Steel scrap - sorted  Free
 E-waste (including TV and monitors) Free

Tip Tickets

Council has a waste disposal ticket system (tip tickets) for residents without access to kerbside collection.

You can purchase these tickets at a Council customer service centre to use when you dispose of waste at any drop-off facility or waste transfer station within the shire.

Mixed Waste/Landfill:

  • $183.00 for 25 tickets
  • $87.00 for 10 tickets


  • $40.00 for 30 tickets
  • $20.00 for 15 tickets

Kerbside Disposal Charges

Council charges an annual waste management fee for kerbside waste collection (landfill, recycling, FOGO, and glass). These charges appear on your rates.

All additional and upgrade bin charges are invoiced one a year separate to rates notices.

Annual charges are:

Weekly waste management     

$351.00 per annum

Fortnightly waste management
(Gellibrand, Kawarren and Grey River areas only)     

$268.00 per annum

Wheelie bins included in this charges are:

  • 1 x 120lt landfill/mixed garbage (red lid)
  • 1 x 240lt FOGO - food organics, green organics (green lid)
  • 1 x 240lt recycling (yellow lid)
  • 1 x 120lt glass recycling (purple lid)

 Additional bins:

240lt landfill/mixed garbage    

$367.00 per annum 

240lt FOGO 

$127.00 per annum

240lt recycling 

$103.00 per annum 

120lt glass 

$60.00 per annum 

Change over fee

$80.00 per bin

Upgrade the size of your bin

240lt landfill/mixed garbage    

$153.00 per annum

Change over fee

$33.00 per bin

Downsize the size of your bin

240lt FOGO  

no charge

240lt recycling    

no charge


 Lost/Stolen bin fee     

$62.00 per bin