BUSHFIRE UPDATES: Refer to the QFES Facebook or Twitter for up to date alerts and information. Outages and other emergency information (such as evacuation centres) will also be published on our disaster dashboard when required.

WATER CONSERVATION: Water operations at Cressbrook Dam are back online following days of emergency works from Ergon Energy and our staff. However, while systems come back up to full operational speed we're urging everyone on the Toowoomba Bulk Water Supply to continue conserving water. Read more here.

DONATIONS: Donations towards townships affected by the fires can be made via Givit.




Hazardous waste

Before disposing of hazardous waste it is important be educate yourself on the safest way to do so without causing harm to yourself or the environment.

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Correct disposal of asbestos is crucial to the safety of our staff and community. Domestic disposal of asbestos up to 175kg per load is accepted at the Greater Toowoomba Waste Management Facility and, with prior approval (please call first), at Goombungee, Yarraman, ...
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At many of our waste management facilities, Council offers recycling opportunities to domestic customers for paint, household chemicals and motor oil. For details on what waste can be taken to your local waste facility click here. Council is unable to take hazardous ...
ChemClear is a widely recognised national program that manages the risks associated with obsolete and unwanted agvet chemicals. The program provides a safe, effective and convenient path for users to dispose of their unwanted agvet chemicals.  The ChemClear program encourages ...
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