The City of Melbourne has adopted an ambitious strategy that will guide the way we collect and process waste, while encouraging a reduction in waste production.

To ensure we can work together and achieve this, we will consult with the community in early 2023.



  • Timeline item 1 - complete

    Future Melbourne Committee meeting to endorse the Waste Charge for community engagement

    17 May 2022

  • Timeline item 2 - complete

    Community engagement

    Public release of the Waste Charge for community engagement.

    17 May to 14 June 2022

  • Timeline item 3 - complete

    Final Council endorsement

  • Timeline item 4 - incomplete

    Phase 2 community engagement

    Community engagement on residential waste services.

    Early 2023

  • Timeline item 5 - incomplete

    Share outcomes from phase 2 community engagement

    Mid 2023

Waste Charge overview

Learn more about the charge and read the frequently asked questions.

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