Wheelie Bins

Council will supply and empty one, 240 litre Wheelie Bin, from the kerbside in front of each property weekly in the defined collection area based on the Waste Collection Schedule

Additional bin collection is available per week; this is an extra charge applied to your bi-annual Rate Levy per period for each additional wheelie bin emptied.

For more information on additional bin collection charges, see Section 7.3 of the current Revenue Statement or contact Council on 4658 4111 or at council@longreach.qld.gov.au.

Broken Wheelie Bins

Sometimes accidents happen!

If your wheelie bin is broken due to fair wear & tear or has been broken in the rubbish collection process, please contact Council so that we can arrange a replacement.

Charges may apply for damage beyond fair wear and tear.

Include name, address, phone, email and option to add a photo of damage, select box option that bin will be left out on kerb to repair/replace.

Note – it may take up to 5 business days to process a new/replacement wheelie bin request.

Wheelie Bins – Prohibited Items

The following items are strictly not permitted to be disposed of in Wheelie Bins. Any damage as a result of disposing prohibited items may result in replacement charges.

  • hot ashes
  • unwrapped vacuum dust
  • liquids
  • syringesoils
  • paints and solvents
  • timber and building materials