Ipswich City Council's free large item kerbside collection program commenced on 17 January 2022 and is scheduled to be completed over a 23 week period.

This free large item kerbside collection assists Ipswich residents in disposing of unwanted items not suitable for their household general waste or recycling wheelie bins.

To ensure your large items are eligible for collection, check out this short kerbside collection guideline video and the list of acceptable and unacceptable items below:


Large Item Kerbside Collection Guidelines

Please ensure:

  • 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.
Accepted Items

Furniture (including mattresses)

Household appliances and white goods (excluding appliances containing refrigerant such as fridges, freezers and air conditioners)

Carpet and lino

Bath and laundry tubs

Wood products

Bicycles

Outdoor play equipment (must be dismantled)

Unacceptable Items

Explosives and ammunition

Hot ash or material that is smouldering or aflame

Appliances containing refrigerant such as fridges, freezers and air conditioners

Lengths of timber longer than one metre

Dirt and stones

Bricks and concrete

Commercial builders waste

Car/truck/machinery parts, batteries and tyres

General household waste (food scraps)

Paint and paint tins

Fuel tins

Hazardous waste including: clinical, chemicals, oils, asbestos and liquids

Gas bottles

Glass and mirrors (whole or broken)

2022 Collection Schedule

The 2022 collection schedule is detailed below by suburb:

  • Residents must not place items on the kerb more than seven days prior to their scheduled collection commencement date.
  • Residents must have items placed on the kerbside prior to the commencement date indicated on their flyer.
Collection Schedule
Week 1 - Service Commencing 17/01/2022
Ashwell
Blacksoil
Calvert
Ebenezer
Grandchester
Haigslea
Ironbark
Jeerbropilly
Lanefield
Lower Mount Walker
Marburg
Mount Forbes
Mount Marrow
Mount Mort
Mount Walker West
Muirlea
Peak Crossing
Pine Mountain
Rosewood
Tallegalla
Thagoona
The Bluff
Walloon
Woolshed
Week 2 - Service Commencing 24/01/2022
Barellan Point
Karalee
North Tivoli
Week 3 - Service Commencing 31/01/2022
Chuwar
Coalfalls
Karrabin
Moores Pocket
One Mile
Sadliers Crossing
Tivoli
Woodend
Wulkuraka
Week 4 - Service Commencing 7/02/2022
Brassall
Week 5 - Service Commencing 14/02/2022
Churchill
Leichhardt
North Ipswich
Week 6 - Service Commencing 21/02/2022
Amberley
Deebing Heights
Goolman
Mutdapilly
Purga
Ripley
South Ripley
White Rock
Willowbank

Weeks 7, 8, 9 and 10 of the Large Item Kerbside Collection were postponed due to the flood event.

Those suburbs' collections will now commence in June/July 2022 for Week 21, 22, 23 and 24 of the schedule.

Week 11 - Service Commencing 28/03/2022
Dinmore
Riverview
Swanbank
Week 12 - Service Commencing 18/04/2022
Bundamba
Week 13 - Service Commencing 25/04/2022
Collingwood Park
Ebbw Vale
New Chum
Week 14 - Service Commencing 2/05/2022
Redbank Plains
Week 15 - Service Commencing 9/05/2022
Bellbird Park
Spring Mountain
Week 16 - Service Commencing 16/05/2022
Augustine Heights
Gailes
Redbank
Week 17 - Service Commencing 23/05/2022
Goodna
Week 18 - Service Commencing 30/05/2022
Camira
Carole Park
Week 19 - Service Commencing 6/06/2022
Brookwater
Springfield
Springfield Central
Week 20 - Service Commencing 13/06/2022
Springfield Lakes
RESCHEDULED SERVICE Week 21 – Service Commencing 20/06/2022 (originally Week 7)
Flinders View
Yamanto
Basin Pocket
Blackstone
East Ipswich
Eastern Heights
Ipswich
West Ipswich
RESCHEDULED SERVICE Week 22 - Service Commencing 27/06/2022 (originally Week 9)
Booval
Newtown
North Booval
Silkstone
RESCHEDULED SERVICE Week 23 - Service Commencing 04/07/22 (originally Week 10)
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