Stay up to date with changes to household bin collections - download the Bin App and have notifications turned on.

For the latest road and weather information visit the Ipswich Disaster Dashboard

For additional updates please follow council’s FB page

Remember that safe, legal post-flood building protects all. The QBCC and Workplace Health and Safety Queensland have an extensive range of information and advice available to ensure building work is performed safely and legally.


Before you start cleaning up, call your insurer, take lots of photos and video of the damage and make a list of your items.

Recycling and Refuse Centres

Both the Riverview and Rosewood Recycling and Refuse Centres are open and operating. For information on these facilities and operating hours please click on the following link.

Large Item Kerbside Collection

Council has resumed regular waste services and the scheduled Large Item Kerbside Collection service. See the Large Item Kerbside Collection webpage.

Skip Bins for Businesses and Community Organisations

The free skip bin flood assistance program has now concluded. Support Information is however available on Support Services and Grants webpages, to assist affected businesses and community organisations with rebuilding.

Asbestos and hazardous material

If you have any hazardous waste material to dispose (including asbestos), see Council's Household Hazardous Waste page details on how to treat this material appropriately.

Comprehensive asbestos information and resources are available on the Queensland Government website

To Assist Ipswich Farmers and other agvet chemical users affected by the recent floods, Agsafe, in collaboration with the Department of Environment and Science is conducting a ‘Flood Run’ to remove drumMUSTER eligible products impacted by the flood. Refer to the AgVet Chemical Cleanup flyer (PDF, 624.6 KB).