How do I report illegal dumping?

Regardless of whether the land is public or private, illegal dumping is a crime and should be reported.

Note as many details of the incident as possible, including time, date, location, descriptions of the people involved, vehicles and number plates and anything else noticed.

Emergency situation

Call 000 if the incident presents an immediate threat to human health or property, such as toxic fumes or a large chemical spill. Fire and Rescue NSW, the NSW Police and the NSW Ambulance Service are the first responders, as they are responsible for controlling and containing incidents.

Non-emergency situation

Information for land managers