People who litter are breaking the law and face an on-the-spot fine ranging from $311 to $622, or $6218 if the case goes to court.
To report dumped rubbish or litter:
As a witness, you may need to give evidence so you should only report an offence if you are willing to appear in court.
Litter is any waste product - including paper, vegetable matter, cigarettes and butts, garbage, clothes and hard waste - that has been left lying in an open or public place.
The act of littering includes:
If you see someone throwing litter from a vehicle, write down the:
If the offence occurred in the City of Whittlesea, you should call us on 9217 2170, so we can investigate and issue an infringement notice.
If the offence occurred outside the City of Whittlesea, you should make litter reports to EPA online using the EPA web form
Further information about reporting litter from vehicles can be found on the EPA website