Domestic waste management charges
Your rates notice includes an annual Domestic Waste Management (DWM) Charge to Council to manage and collect residential waste. This is authorised under Section 496 of the Local Government Act 1993.
This charge funds Council's household recycling service, green waste service, garbage collection and disposal, clean-up service and lane cleaning. It includes landfill tipping fees, as well as the NSW Government Section 88 landfill levy which increases each year as part of the NSW Government's strategy to reduce landfill.