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Littering and illegal dumping

  • Littering

    Littering is a major issue in Queensland, polluting our environment and costing millions of dollars to manage and clean-up each year.

  • Illegal dumping

    Many of our public spaces are being ruined by illegal dumping of household, garden and building waste, find out how you can help.

  • Report it

    Help stop it, by reporting littering and illegal dumping.

  • Unsolicited advertising material (junk mail)

    Find out how you can stop receiving junk mail.

  • The law

    Queensland has legislation in place that manages litter and illegal dumping, and related penalties.

  • Releasing balloons

    Releasing balloons cause great harm to our environment and wildlife, it is also classed as littering and penalties apply.

  • Projects

    Check out some of the littering and illegal dumping projects underway in Queensland.


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Last updated
5 July 2018
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