Waste Management

Waste Transfer Station Hours and Household Roadside Collection Service.

Effective from the 1st March 2018, all users will be required to show their Driver’s Licence as evidence that they live within the municipal area. Alternatively, users will need to have some form of evidence that they are a property owner.

All non-ratepayers and non-residents will be strictly required to pay disposal fees in accordance with the Schedule of Charges displayed.  Ratepayers and residents will still be required to pay the scheduled fee for disposal of Tyres; Whitegoods and Car Bodies.

Oatlands WASTE TRANSFER STATION

Inglewood Road, Anover, Tasmania, 7120
(Via Tunnack Main Road Oatlands to Parattah)

  • Tuesday  8.00 am - 12.00 noon
  • Friday 11.00 am - 3.00 pm
  • Saturday 8.00 am - 12.00 noon
  • Sunday 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Campania Waste Transfer Station

Brown Mountain Road, Campania, Tasmania, 7026

  • Tuesday 1.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Thursday 1.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Saturday 1.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Sunday  8.00am - 12.00noon

Dysart Waste Transfer Station

Huntingdon Tier Road, Dysart, Tasmania, 7030

  • Tuesday 1.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Saturday 1.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Sunday 1.00pm - 5.00pm

Please Note: Tyres cannot be deposited at the Dysart Waste Transfer Station

General Refuse

The following fees for the disposal of general refuse will be imposed on 'out of area' users (ie non-residents of the Southern Midlands Council Area).  These fees do not apply to residents of the Southern Midlands.

  • Car Boot/Station Wagon                                                 $6.00
  • Utility/Single Axle Trailer (6x4 Level Trailer Load)    $15.00
  • Double Axle Trailer (Level Trailer Load)                      $30.00
  • Light Truck (up to 3 cubic metres)                               $42.00

Please Note: The above load sizes are an indication of acceptable loads only.  Acceptable loads are at the attendants discression, should the loads be exceeded then additional fees may be payable.

Disposal of all Other Items

The following fees will apply to ALL users, including ratepayers and residents of the Southern Midlands.  These fees need to be imposed, because the items cannot be readily managed on-site, and need to be subsequently removed.

  • Tyres (Car/Motorbike)                                $6.00 each
  • Tyres (4wd/Light Truck)                              $12.00 each
  • Tyres (Heavy Truck)                                     $25.00 each
  • Whitegoods                                                  $6.00 each
  • Car Bodies (accepted Oatlands Only)      $40.00 each
  • Large Construction Material                      $15.00 per cubic metre

Note: Large construction materials include: building and demolition waste,  roofing iron and large quantities of plaster and timber.  Loads in excess of 3m3 are not accepted at the Dysart and Campania Waste Transfer Stations and will need to be taken to the Oatlands Waste Management Centre.  Disposal of Car Bodies is only available at Oatlands Waste Transfer Station and are not accepted at Dysart & Campania Waste Transfer Stations.


household Roadside Garbage & Recycling Collection

New Roadside Recycling and Waste Collection Service - Effective August 2018

Residents and businesses on the kerbside collection service are informed that Council will be implementing changes to the service in August this year.  Not in June/July as previously advised.

The changes will be a fortnightly collection service for all collections and the replacement of the current 140lt wheelie bin (for general waste) and the replacement of the 55lt crate (for recycling) with two (2) new 240lt wheelie bins.  All current bins and crates will be collected by Council and replaced with the new 240lt bins. For residents already on the fortnightly collection service, your current 240lt bin will also be replaced with a new 240lt bin.

Council will mail all households and businesses on the kerbside collection service with the new fortnightly collection times and the dates for replacing the existing bins and crates.  Click on the link below for full details of changes including replacement dates for old crates and bins.

New Roadside Recycling and Waste Collection Service Full Detail Flyer

Council’s waste contractor, Thorp Waste, will commence a fortnightly collection service for all ratepayers/residents currently on the collection service after the bins and crates have been replaced. Both waste and recycling will be collected on the same day. The new fortnightly collection service will commence on the following dates - all bins must be out by 6am on the day:

  • Bagdad, Mangalore, Pontville - commences Wednesday 22 August 2018 (Fortnightly Service thereafter)
  • Campania, Colebrook, Woodsdale, Levendale - commences Thursday 23 August 2018 (Fortnightly Service thereafter)
  • Dysart, Kempton, Melton Mowbray, Broadmarsh, Elderslie - commences Wednesday 29 August 2018 (Fortnightly Service thereafter)
  • Oatlands, Tunbridge, Jericho - commences Thursday 30 August 2018 (Fortnightly Service thereafter)

Garbage/Recycling Collection Schedule

A–Z of Recycling Flyer

 Wheelie Bin and Recycle Bin Replacement

  • Wheelie Bin 240 litre rubbish     $71.50
  • Wheelie Bin 240 litre  recycle     $71.50     

Collection Requirements:

  • Residents are asked to have all bins placed roadside by 6.00 am on the day of collection.
  • Refuse is the responsibility of the owner until the contractor collects it. Loose rubbish should be cleaned up by the owner.

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