Waste and Recycling

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The Flinders Municipality waste disposal site is located on Memana Road, 5 minutes from the township of Whitemark.

Opening hours:

Monday, Friday and Sunday - 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Tuesday and Thursday - 7.00am to 10.00am

Wednesday - 8.30 am to 11.30 am

(Closed Public Holidays)

Skip bins are located at  transfer stations on Palana Road just north of the turn-off to the township of Killiecrankie, and on Lady Barron Road just outside the town boundary of Lady Barron. 

Council are actively trying to better the waste management arrangements for the Island and establish an efficient, effective waste transfer system that benefits the Island, its users and Council as the regulator and service provider.

 A copy of Councils five year Waste Management Strategy 2014-2019 is available by clicking here.  You may find that some of the actions have commenced, while others are concepts to be proven feasible.  If you would like to know more about waste management on the Island, feel free to call Council on 63 595 001.


Waste Management Tender/Request for Expressions of Interest

In accordance with Council’s Code of Tender and Contracts Policy the following requests are sought:

Early Contractor Involvement (ECI)

Council wish to engage a suitable waste management contactor to assist with the formulation of a ‘scope of works’ for a waste management solution for Flinders Island. The successful contractor will be required to enter into a ‘Scope Development Services Agreement’ and participate in assisting Council with best practice solutions to service the Municipality.

Expression of Interest (EOI)

Interest is sought from members of the Community [and surrounding areas] who may assist with the management of collected waste streams. Ideas must be able to be carried out by the individual and will be used to inform the ‘scope’ formulation process when engaging with the successful contractor as per the ECI above.

Details of both proposals can be found here:

or by contacting Council on 63 595 001.

Responses must be in writing, including the required cover page as provided with documentation above, and addressed to:

Waste Management EOI or ECI
Att: Jacci Viney
Flinders Council
PO Box 40

Submissions may be hand delivered to 4 Davies Street Whitemark, posted, or emailed to jacci.viney@flinders.tas.gov.au .

All responses by be received no later than Wednesday, 8 February 2017.



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