Tiwi Islands Regional Council operates waste management facilities at Wurrumiyanga, Pirlangimpi and Milikapiti. All rate payers contribute to the cost of managing and maintaining these facilities.
Two garbage collections per week for one bin costs $608/annum residential
One garbage collection per week for three or less bins costs $500 per allotment with additional bins per rateable property costing $200 each
The commercial waste management charge for businesses who do their own bins is $965/annum
WASTE MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
The Waste Management Strategy 2023-2025 was tabled and unanimously endorsed at the 27 September Ordinary Council Meeting held in Pirlangimpi, as per Item 6.1 of Minutes of Meeting.
As part of our Vision to provide Ngawa Tiwi api ngawurrayamangi nginingawula marrakupun or Service for a Tiwi future, the Strategy forms part of our ongoing commitment to manage resources in an environmentally sustainable manner while respecting country and culture.
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