It's about time that the penalties for illegal dumping reflected the costs of removing the rubbish and repairing the damage done to the environment. According to the Minister for the Environment, new fines will come into effect in early 2011.
Read more about this in the media release here -
Bushwalkers and other people out in the bush can help by recording details of people seen dumping rubbish illegally. The details (date, time, location, description, photos of the offenders) can be passed on to local shires or other authorities.
Let's do what we can to help stop this vandalism.
|Computer monitors - Ellenbrook|
|A car - on the Darling Scarp near Bullsbrook|
|Bricks and other construction materials - The Vines|
|Garden refuse and beer bottles - Woburn Park|
|Plumbing - Woburn Park|