Waste fees and charges

Waste fees and charges are generally applied to your annual rate notice. For all new bin services waste fees are applied to an interim rate notice. There are a variety of payment options available.  

Breakdown of fees associated with bin services
Service Fee
(including GST)
Payment method
New bin service establishment fee
(this includes one general waste (240 litre) and one recycle bin (360 litre)
$65 per bin
(one off fee)
Rate notice
General waste bin service annual fee
(green lid)
$393
(annual fee)
Rate notice
Additional general waste bin establishment fee
(green lid)
$65
(one off fee)
Rate notice
Additional recycling bin establishment fee
(yellow lid - there is no extra service fee)

$65
(one off fee)

Rate notice
Additional general waste bin service fee
(green lid)
$393
(annual fee)
Rate notice
EARLY 360 litre recycle bin upgrade* (for residents only)
(yellow lid - There is no cost for upgrade if it is done as per scheduled replacement.)
$65*
(one off fee)
Rate notice
660 litre recycling bin establishment fee (for business only)
(yellow lid)
$393
(one off fee)
Rate notice
660 litre recycling bin service fee (for business only)
(yellow lid)
$393
(annual fee)
Rate notice
Event bin hire - general waste bin
(green lid)
$18 per bin Invoice
Event bin hire - recycling bin ^
(yellow lid)
Free ^ N/A

The Waste and Recycling Service charge for 2017/2018 is $393 and encompasses a number of services including:

  • A weekly refuse bin or household pass for those exempt;
  • A fortnightly recycling bin;
  • Bulk verge collection or trailer passes in areas not receiving bulk verge collection;
  • Street and park litter bins;
  • Illegal dumping clean ups;
  • Litter clean ups;
  • Pensioner and disabled service assistance;
  • Community bins;
  • Deceased animal disposal from public areas;
  • Recyclable goods drop off days;
  • Waste education programs;
  • Natural and major disaster recovery clean ups.

For further information on the Waste and Recycling Service charge, please contact 9267 9267.