Litter and Illegal Dumping

The City’s Rangers monitor littering in the City under the Litter Act and can impose on-the-spot fines for offenders. The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation investigates and prosecutes for illegal dumping under the Environmental Protection Act.

Litter in Cockburn

The City’s Rangers keep Cockburn tidy by making sure the community complies with the Litter Act. Rangers may impose on-the-spot fines for breaches of the Litter Act.

Help us to keep our City tidy:
  • Deposit litter in proper refuse bins and receptacles
  • Do not deposit commercial and domestic refuse in public litter bins
  • Secure and properly cover loads on trailers, utilities and open trucks
  • Do not deposit refuse in bushland or parks
  • Do not allow building site refuse to adversely affect neighbours
  • Return shopping trolleys to the store and do not abandon them in streets or parks.

Illegal dumping in Cockburn

Illegal dumping is an offence and the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation is responsible for investigating and prosecuting this.
The City of Cockburn has partnered with the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation to report illegal dumping.
You can report suspicious activity to the Pollution Watch Hotline on 1300 784 782 (24 hours) or via

More information and contact

Please contact Ranger Services to report litter on 08 9411 3444 or at Contact the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation for more information on illegal dumping. 
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