Longreach Regional Council is pleased to announce the return of the annual residential bulk rubbish collection. The collection will take place over a two (2) week period, beginning Monday 18th October to Friday 29th October 2021. Please place waste out for collection either in the rear laneway or on the front footpath. Ensure all items that you would like to keep are removed from the footpaths and lanes or they will be collected.
This collection is for residential households only and will include collection of car bodies by prior appointment only.
The zones and dates for collection are as follows:
Longreach - Zone 1
North of the highway
18 October 2021
Longreach - Zone 2
West of Eagle St. (including Cramsie Estates)
19 October 2021
Longreach - Zone 3
Eagle St. to Falcon St.
20 October 2021
Longreach - Zone 4
West of Falcon St.
21 October 2021
25 October 2021
26 October 2021
27 October 2021
YES – the following items will be collected:
Tree, shrub cuttings & palm fronds – cut into 1m lengths for safe handling
Leaves & grass/lawn clippings – must be in plastic bags (for aged/disabled pensioners only)
Stoves, washing machines & other domestic goods (Must be easily carried by 2 people)
Items no larger than 2m long, 1m high & 1m wide
NO - the following waste types will NOT be collected:
Excessive waste- 2 men must be able to load your waste within 5 minutes
Your load will not be collected if larger than 2m long, 1m high & 1m wide
Gas cylinders, fire extinguishers & any commercial wastes
Hazardous wastes: chemicals, waste with sharp edges or that may cause injury
Household waste that would normally go in your wheelie bin
Refrigerators, air conditioners & freezers
Regulated wastes such as asbestos, lead-based paints, used oil, tyres, batteries
Leaves & grass/lawn clippings
For assistance in removing large, bulky and heavy items from your property (including car bodies) please complete our Indemnity Form.