Lake Inverell

Environment & Waste

Inverell Shire Council is committed to ensuring that our environment is protected and sustained, by giving priority to sustainable agriculture, protection and conservation of lands, rivers, waterways, bio-diversity and the built environment. Agricultural activities underpin the economic well-being of the Shire. Protecting and enhancing the health of the Shire’s natural environment is essential for current and future generations.

Animals and Pets

In NSW, around 80 000 dogs and cats are lost, hurt or stolen each year. Most are impounded and are not able to be identified. The Companion Animals Act was introduced by the NSW Government in 1998 to protect pets..

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Biosecurity – Weeds

The Biosecurity Act 2015 came into effect on the 1st July 2017 and it repealed the Noxious Weed Act 1993. It is designed to provide a modern, flexible and adaptive approach to managing the risk of biosecurity within NSW..

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EPA Licenced Premises Monitoring

Inverell Shire Council holds six environment protection licences (EPL) for various premises which are issued by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA). Each licence requires specific monitoring..

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Northern Inland Regional Waste

NIRW continues along the path of continuous improvement. Our aims and objectives are constantly growing and being renewed. This enables NIRW to identify the attitudes, priorities..

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Northern Lights Program

Seven councils in the Northern Inland region (including Inverell Shire Council) will benefit from the installation of new energy-efficient street lighting, under a project coordinated by Regional Development Australia Northern..

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Pollution Incident Response Management Plans

Inverell Shire Council has prepared Pollution Incident Response Management Plans (PIRMPs) for its Waste Management Facilities. The PIRMPs contains details of site-specific actions that Council have..

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Inverell Shire Council is committed to helping residents increase recycling rates and ensuring problem waste does not contaminate the environment. Council provides fortnightly kerbside recycling collection to more than 85 per cent..

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Waste Management

Managing waste is one of the greatest environmental issues facing the community today. Inverell Shire Council’s Waste Management Services aim to provide a safe, reliable and economical solid waste collection..

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Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

General Manager
PO Box 138 Inverell NSW 2360

Administration Centre:

144 Otho Street
Inverell NSW 2360

Phone: (02) 6728 8288
Fax: (02) 6728 8277
ABN: 72 695 204 530


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