Contacts for waste and litter pollution

Where the depositing of waste causes or threatens material harm to the environment, a number of authorities must be notified - see duty to notify.

Members of the public wishing to report or inquire about waste or litter pollution should contact the organisation responsible for its regulation, as set out below.

Pollution type or source

Organisation responsible

Contact

Fertilisers, pesticides, herbicides

EPA

131 555

Dumped cars

Local councils

Police Assistance Line 

Find your local council

131 444

Grease, oil and odours on beaches

EPA

131 555

Contaminated sites

EPA

131 555

Aviation fuel dumping

Air Services Australia

1800 802 584  

Odour from landfill or waste depot

EPA

131 555

Rubbish and litter

 

 

Littering from vehicles

EPA

Report online or use Report to EPA from your mobile.

Litter falling or blown from uncovered vehicle load

EPA

Report online or use Report to EPA from your mobile.

Roadside rubbish on major roads and highways

Roads & Maritime Services 

131 700

Roadside rubbish on local roads

Local councils

Find your local council

Illegal dumping

 

 

Illegal dumping of waste

EPA

Report online or use Report to EPA from your mobile.

Phone environment line on 131 555

 Local councils Find your local council
 Local police 131 444
View a list of local police stations
 Crimestoppers

1 800 333 000
Online form

Illegal dumping in National and State Parks, historic sites and nature reserves

EPA

131 555

Illegal dumping in council parks

Local councils

 

Park trustee

Find your local council

Illegal dumping on vacant Crown land

EPA

131 555

Illegal dumping on beaches

Local councils

Find your local council

Illegal dumping in state forests

EPA

131 555

Illegal dumping on private property

Local councils

Find your local council

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