Illegal dumping

Illegal Dumping

Illegal dumping of waste is a serious offence. By reporting illegal dumping you can help prevent damage to the environment and reduce risks to human health. Dumpers face heavy fines and repeat offenders can be sentenced to prison.

Who do you contact?

If the dumped waste poses a risk to the environment or to human health, or if the waste has been dumped in water, call the Environment Line on 131 555.

  • If it appears there is no immediate risk to the environment or to human health:
    • for smaller incidents, e.g. one or two trailer loads of dumped waste, contact your Walgett Shire Council on 6828 6100
    • for larger incidents, e.g. more than two trailer loads of dumped waste, call the Environment Line on 131 555.
  • If you see or are aware of illegal activity call the NSW Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
  • See Contacts for waste and litter pollution for more information.

Your personal details will not be made public or passed on to the person responsible for the dumping.

Report illegal dumping online thru the RID Portal


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Illegal Dumping

Illegal dumping of waste is a serious offence. By reporting illegal dumping you can help prevent damage to the environment and reduce risks to human health. Dumpers face heavy fines and repeat offenders can be sentenced to prison.

Who do you contact?

If the dumped waste poses a risk to the environment or to human health, or if the waste has been dumped in water, call the Environment Line on 131 555.

  • If it appears there is no immediate risk to the environment or to human health:
    • for smaller incidents, e.g. one or two trailer loads of dumped waste, contact your Walgett Shire Council on 6828 6100
    • for larger incidents, e.g. more than two trailer loads of dumped waste, call the Environment Line on 131 555.
  • If you see or are aware of illegal activity call the NSW Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
  • See Contacts for waste and litter pollution for more information.

Your personal details will not be made public or passed on to the person responsible for the dumping.

Report illegal dumping online thru the RID Portal


Download Information Brochure