waste and recycling


Rubbish Collection

Council provides a weekly kerbside collection of household waste and fortnightly collection of recyclable materials in various areas across our Shire.

Kerbside collections from properties are conducted:

Dimboola - Monday
Jeparit - Monday
Nhill - Tuesday
Rainbow - Monday

Central collection points are also provided in the following areas:

Collection Day: Monday
Collection Point: Dimboola Rainbow Road, by the mailboxes opposite the shop, Antwerp

Collection Day: Monday
Collection Point: Dimboola Rainbow Road, by the mailboxes opposite the shop, Antwerp

Collection Day: Tuesday
Collection Point: Recycling bins are collected on the corner of School Street and Netherby-Baker Road. The garbage collection loop is School Street to Church Street then the truck  turns right into Memorial Park Drive and left into Warraquil Road.  

Collection Day: Monday
Collection Point: Dimboola Rainbow Road, Tarranyurk

Collection Day: Tuesday
Collection Point: Recycling bins are collected in Maude Street, Yanac.  Garbage bins are collected from the Nhill Yanac Road in Yanac.

Gerang Gerung
Collection Day: Tuesday
Collection Point: Garbage collection only -outside the Gerang Hall on the Gerang-Glenlee Road.

Several on-route rural collections are also available. To arrange an on-route rural collection please contact our Customer Service team on 5391 4444

Area On-route Collection Day:

Dimboola-Rainbow Road - Monday
Gerang-Glenlee Road - Thursday
Lorquon-Netherby Road (from Pipkorn’s corner to the Woorak Road) - Thursday
Nhill-Jeparit Road (only as far as Glenlee) - Tuesday
Nhill-Netherby Road - Tuesday
Nhill-Rainbow Road (from Woorak, via back of Lake Hindmarsh to Rainbow) - Thursday
Nhill-Yanac Road - Tuesday
Western Highway-Dimboola to Nhill - Monday
Western Highway-Nhill to West Wimmera Shire border - Wednesday
Yanac-Netherby Road (via Baker) - Tuesday

Recycling collection services operate fortnightly.  Refer to the Recycling calendar for specific dates.

Recycling Calendar

Public Holiday Collections

There will be no collection of waste or recycling on Good Friday or Christmas Day. Please check your local paper, contact Council or Wimmera Mallee Waste on 5395 1377 for advice on when your collection will occur.

All collections remain the same on all other Public Holidays.

Damaged or Stolen Bins and Uncollected Bins

If your bin is stolen or damaged, or has not been collected please contact our customer service team on 03 5391 4444 to arrange the purchase of a replacement bin. Rubbish and recycling bins are owned by the property owner. We encourage you to mark you bins with your name or house number to discourage bin theft. 

Fees and Charges

The standard waste service for Hindmarsh residents includes a 120 litre garbage bin for general waste and a 240 litre bin for recycling materials.

Additional bins may be obtained for an annual fee.

Replacement Fees

120 litre bin $70

240 litre recycle or rubbish bin $90

Waste collection service charges will appear on your annual rates notice.

Garbage and recycling services are currently contracted out to Wimmera Mallee Waste Ph: (03) 5395 1377. Please contact Wimmera Mallee waste if you have any collection enquiries.


Transfer Station Hours

Monday & Friday - 1.30pm- 4.30pm
Tuesday & Thursday - Closed
Wednesday - 9.30am - 12.30pm
Saturday - 10am - 1pm
Sunday- 12.30pm - 3.30pm
Located along High Street, Dimboola Warracknabeal Road, west of the Western Hwy, Dimboola

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - Closed
Thursday - 2pm - 5pm
Sunday- 10.30pm - 1.30pm
Located on Jeparit East Road, Jeparit

Monday, Wednesday & Friday - 2pm- 5pm
Tuesday & Thursday - Closed
Saturday - 9.30am - 12.30pm
Sunday - 1pm - 4pm
Located on the Nhill-Netherby Road, Nhill opposite the Golf Course.

Monday - 1pm - 4pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday- Closed
Friday - 2pm- 5pm
Sunday - 9am - 12pm
Located just off the Nhill Rainbow Road.  Alternatively the Transfer Station can be accessed via an earth formed road (suitable for dry weather only) off Rainbow Rises Road.