Clean Up Australia Day

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Volunteer registrations for Clean Up Australia Day 2020 are now open. We urge residents to step up on Sunday 1 March, to reduce the amount of waste in the environment 🌳

How can you participate...

You can Create a Clean Up Event for the community


Join a Clean Up Event - type in 5700 or 5710 postcodes to see which events are already registered and available for you to join.

Clean Up Australia Day is the nation's largest community-based mobilisation event. In 2019 more than 680,000 volunteers removed over 15,000 Ute loads of rubbish across Australia.

For further information visit:

Clean Up Australia

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Free Waste Disposal

Sunday 1st March, 8:00 am – 12:00 noon

Please be advised FREE waste disposal will take place in co-operation with Cleanaway, at the Port Augusta Resource Recovery Centre located on Footner Road during Clean Up Australia Day weekend Sunday 1st March 2020.

*One Trip per Household permitted*

Vehicles are permitted to dispose of hard waste for FREE will include:

  • Car boot loads and station wagons.
  • Utes and trailers to 6x4 exceeding the water level.
  • Large trailers exceeding water level but not exceeding 700kg.
  • Multi axle trailers to water level only (no commercial vehicles).
  • Mattresses can be disposed
  • Items not to be disposed of: TV’s, tyres, clean fill and rubble, bricks, asbestos and gas cylinders.

** FREE disposal ONLY applies to residents of The Port Augusta City Council. Full rates apply to non-residents. **

Proof of identification will be required prior to disposing.
Please present your rate notice or driver’s license to the operator on the day.