Bin day changes

From 2 September 2019, changes are being made to the waste and recycling collection days affecting over 5,000 properties in the following Cairns suburbs:

Bentley Park *
Edmonton *
Holloways Beach *
Machans Beach *
East Trinity *
Glen Boughton
Gordonvale *
Green Hill *
Packers Camp *
Wrights Creek *
Smithfield *
Cairns North
Manoora
Manunda
Whitfield


If you live in one of these suburbs, search for your address below to see if and how these changes will directly affect you.

* NOTE: Not all rural property addresses will appear in the below search. If you live in one of these suburbs and your property address does not display, please contact Council’s Customer Service team on 1300 69 22 47.




Can't find your address in the above search tool? Double check for your address in our suburb specific lists below. If your address still doesn't show up, your property shouldn't be affected by the change. If you are still unsure, please contact Council's Customer Service team 1300 69 22 47.

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When will the change happen?

The changes will take place from 2 September 2019.

How will this affect me?

These changes may affect the time, day and/or the week that you place your bins out for collection. Bins should be placed out by 6am to ensure they are not missed.

Use the above search tool to find your address and see if and how these changes will directly affect you.

What next?

If you are affected by this change, you will receive more information detailing exactly how these changes will affect you and what you need to do next to ensure a smooth transition. If you do not receive this information in your mail, please contact Council’s Customer Service team on 1300 69 22 47.

Why is this happening?

Council’s contractor, JJ Richards, have undertaken a comprehensive review of their collection routes as part of their continuous improvement program. As a result, the current routes are being adjusted to increase the level of efficiency and service to the community, and to accommodate for future growth.

More questions?

Should you have any further enquiries or require additional information, please contact Council’s Customer Service team on 1300 69 22 47.

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Last updated: 13 August 2019