Waste levy waiver and gate fee rebate for flood waste
The Victorian Government has announced that the waste levy will be waived and the landfill operator gate fees rebated for flood waste received from the following 46 flood affected local government areas (LGAs).
The government has also announced that Emergency Recovery Victoria has engaged a contractor to prioritise the collection of flood affected waste from impacted areas.
The waste levy exemption and gate fee rebate applies to flood affected waste from the following municipalities:
Application of the waste levy waiver
The waste levy waiver applies to any Victorian landfill that receives flood waste from the affected local government areas. The waiver applies until 31 December 2022.
In the context of the waiver, "flood waste" means any material deposited on a property by the floods or damaged by the floods, that requires disposal to landfill.
Landfills need to ensure that evidence is obtained to verify that the waste is flood waste from an affected LGA.
As a minimum, the following information is required to access the free service: