Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap WATCH to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LISTEN to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LATEST NEWS to start the live stream.

LISTEN
Watch
on air now

Create a 3AW account today!

You can now log in once to listen live, watch live, join competitions, enjoy exclusive 3AW content and other benefits.


Joining is free and easy.

You will soon need to register to keep streaming 3AW online. Register an account or skip for now to do it later.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Victorians to be slugged extra from today as landfill levy increase arrives

3aw drive
Article image for Victorians to be slugged extra from today as landfill levy increase arrives

Victorians can expect to be slugged extra from today to pay for the landfill levy increase.

And they better get used to that trend.

The increase to the levy was postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic but ratepayers can expect significant increases, in some cases up to 60 per cent, in council waste disposal fees on their next rates notice.

Trips to the tip are also all but certain to become more expensive.

“It’s certainly trying to discourage people from putting waste into landfill,”┬áPeter Anderson, chief executive of the Victorian Waste Management Association, told 3AW Drive.

Mr Anderson said it wouldn’t be a one-off increase, either.

“The (levy) will absolutely go up,” he said.

Press PLAY below to find out how you could be stung extra

Picture by Getty iStock

3aw drive
Advertisement