Locations & Opening Times

Council owns and operates one landfill and two transfer stations. Residents are able to dispose of all additonal general waste, scrap metal and green waste at the two transfer stations.  Tyres, e-waste, waste oil and any disposals over a tonne can only be accepted at the Willowie Landfill.  The below fees and charges apply to additonal waste outside the regular kerb rubbish collection provided. Clean green waste and e-waste is accepted free of charge.
Council provides an annual township Hard Waste collection and two vouchers to ratepayers for free delivery (in the first annual rates notice) in addtion to the above landfill and trasfer station services.  
Below are the site operating hours.
Willowie Landfill Site:
Operating Hours:
Weekly, 1.00 pm - 4.00 pm on Thursday

Both Transfer stations operate on the same Friday fortnightly as per Zone 3 of the Waste Management Calendar, (marked in yellow) and commenced on 3rd of May 2019, times for respective station are below:
Port Germein Transfer Station:
Operating Hours: 9.30 am - 11.30 am on Friday (Fortnightly)
Wirrabara Transfer Station:
Operating Hours: 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm on Friday (Fortnightly)

Please note that in the interest of safety, both transfer stations and the Willowie Landfill are closed on CFS declared Catastrophic and Severe Fire Ban Days, for further information regarding fire bans, please visit the CFS Website.

All Landfill and Transfer Stations are closed on Christmas Day and Public Holidays 


Fees & Charges

Fees & Charges 2018-2019

PO Box 94
Melrose SA 5483
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