Local Laws HomeAbout CouncilCouncil DocumentsLocal Laws Western Downs Regional Council (Making of Local Law) Website Notice (No. 1) Western Downs Regional Council (the “Council”) has, by resolution dated 20 June 2018, made Local Law No. 8 (Waste Management) 2018 (the “local law”). Purpose and General Effect The purpose and general effect of the local law is to protect the public health, safety and amenity related to waste management by: regulating the storage, servicing and removal of waste; and regulating the disposal of waste at waste facilities; and ensuring that an act or omission does not result in – harm to human health or safety or personal injury; or property damage or loss of amenity; or environmental harm or environmental nuisance. Anti-Competitive Provision The local law contains anti-competitive provisions. Commencement The local law commences on 1 July 2018. Public Inspection and Purchase Copies of the local law may be: inspected and purchased at Council’s public offices and viewed by the public on the website of Council; and viewed by the public on the website of the Department of Local Government. For enquiries, please contact Council’s Customer Contact Centre by phoning 1300 COUNCIL (1300 268 624). Ross Musgrove Chief Executive Officer Supporting Documents Western Downs Regional Council (Making of Local Law) Website Notice (No. 1) 2018 Local Law No. 8 (Waste Management) 2018 (Electronic Copy) Local Law No. 8 (Waste Management) Fact Sheet WDRC Public Interest Test Report – Local Law No. 8 (Waste Management) 2018 List of Anti-Competitive provisions contained in Local Law No. 8 (Waste Management) 2018 Western Downs Regional Council Local Laws Western Downs Regional Council has a regional suite of 8 local laws and 22 subordinate local laws that apply across the Western Downs local government area. Western Downs Regional Council Local Laws Register Local Laws and Subordinate Local Laws Council's suite of laws cover a wide range of administrative and regulatory roles and functions, including areas such as signage, food hygiene, footpath dining, building, parking, keeping pets, gates and grids, temporary entertainment events, and permits and licences. Council has developed a set of helpful fact sheets to assist residents with identifying which laws may be relevant to them. The local laws and subordinate local laws can be accessed on the Local Laws and Subordinate Local Laws webpage. Alternatively, copies can be requested from each of Council's Customer Service Centres or by emailing a request to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also access the Local Laws database on the Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs website.