Free kerbside collection commencing Chuwar, Wulkuraka and surrounds

20 January 2022

It’s time to clean out the spare room or under the house as Ipswich City Council’s free large item kerbside collection begins on 31 January 2022 for one week from Chuwar to Wulkuraka.

Growth, Waste and Infrastructure Committee Chairperson Mayor Teresa Harding said to keep an eye on council’s website to find out when council will be collecting in your suburb.

“Council is pleased to be able to offer this popular service to Ipswich residents,” Mayor Harding said.

“Make sure you are complying with kerbside collection guidelines and take the opportunity to dispose of unwanted household items.

“Residents should place items on the kerb by the weekend before their scheduled collection commencement date, but not more than seven days prior.”

Ipswich City Council 2021 kerbside collection schedule: Week 3 – beginning Monday 31 January.

Suburbs: Chuwar, Coalfalls, Karrabin, Moores Pocket, One Mile, Sadliers Crossing, Tivoli, Woodend and Wulkuraka.

Kerbside collection guidelines are:

  • items do not exceed two cubic metres in volume (one small box trailer)
  • items can be easily and safely lifted by two people
  • no sharp or dangerous objects are placed on kerbside
  • piles are tidy on the kerbside and roadway is kept clear
  • doors are removed from cupboards
  • outdoor play equipment is to be dismantled.

Read the guidelines on what is an acceptable item to put on the footpath as only acceptable items will be collected.

Acceptable items include furniture, mattresses, household appliances, carpet, lino, bath and laundry tubs, bicycles, outdoor play equipment.

For the full schedule of when the kerbside collection service will be available in each suburb on council’s website.