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WASTE management company Veolia
has still not submitted an application
to the South Gippsland Shire Council
regarding its plans to dump south east
Melbourne waste in a Leongatha South
In a community update released last
week, Veolia spokeman David Hawkins
said any proposal will be strictly guided
by the local council, EPA requirements,
and in close collaboration with the
“Veolia intends to work closely with
the Gippsland Waste and Resource Re -
covery Group (GWRRG) and State Gov-
ernment to ensure the potential landfill
site is listed in a valid waste manage -
ment plan before it submits its planning
For more information about revised
project timelines, call the community
information line on 0428 928 561.
Veolia still to lodge application
Wonthaggi North resident Judith Males has been left frustrated by nearby
residents dumping rubbish including tree clippings, as well as overgrown
grass in sections of the alleyway. Rg095015
If it looks
like a tip...
WONTHAGGI North resident Judith
Males has expressed her frustration
at the overgrown grass and rubbish in
sections of an alley behind her Lynd-
hurst Street property.
The Sentinel-Times reported in ear-
ly-November that Mrs Males had con-
tacted the Bass Coast Shire Council,
requesting the overgrown grass in the
alleyway off Lewis Avenue be mowed.
The council responded by mowing
the grass within days, but a section of
the alleyway has been left untouched.
Now, nearby residents have dumped
rubbish including tree clippings in the
Mrs Males simply wants the whole
job completed by the council and is
dumbfounded by the actions of some
“I don’t think it should be left like this
and I don’t think people have the rights
to throw rubbish,” she said.
“This is council property, but people
do not have the right to just throw their
A council spokesperson explained
that workers had cleared the alleyway
Since the initial clean-up, an obstruc-
tion has been removed which had pre-
vented the entire alleyway from being
Council is now looking into the issue.
Dumping of tree clippings is consid-
If there is evidence of an offender, the
council’s options are:
(a) Talk to the person, educate them
on littering, and give them a warning.
(b) Issue an EPA fine of $303.
If there is no evidence the council be-
lieves a person is responsible the coun-
cil’s options are:
(a) Speak to the person, educate them
and give them a warning.
(b) Issue a 45ZI notice requesting in-
formation on the dumping of litter.
If they do not respond to the 45ZI, an
EPA $303 fine could be issued for fail-
ing to provide information.
If they respond stating they know
nothing about the incident, without evi-
dence, the matter would not proceed.
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