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Transfer Station Locations & Opening Times

Updated 31 March 2020:

The HAMILTON transfer station will now open SATURDAYS from 9:30am - 4:15pm. Limits will apply to the number of people inside the gate at any one time so please expect delays. ELECTRONIC PAYMENTS only will be accepted.

Please note. Transfer stations in outer townships (Cavendish, Balmoral, Coleraine, Penshurst, Dunkeld, Glenthompson and Branxholme) are closed to the general public but remain open to account holders and commercial operators on weekdays as per the following information.

Southern Grampians Shire Council has taken steps as a precautionary measure to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community, protect our staff, volunteers and visitors, and play our role in the national response to limiting transmissions.

As of 5.00pm Friday 20 March 2020 and for the foreseeable future Transfer Stations will be closed to the general public (with the exception of Hamilton on a Saturday as per above) but will remain open to account holders and commercial operators. Anyone who is adversely impacted by this closure should contact Customer Service on 55730444 to discuss their circumstance.

Commercial operators or farmers who do not currently hold an account can fill in a temporary credit application here.
Mobile friendly version here.

Public Holidays: All Transfer Stations and Landfill closed.
Extreme Fire Danger Rating (FDR): Hamilton open – all other Transfer Stations closed.
Code Red FDR: Transfer Stations and Hamilton Landfill closed.

Council operates seven transfer stations, where our waste collection vehicles deposit their rubbish prior to loading into larger vehicles for transfer to the Hamilton landfill.

To find a transfer location near you, please see below:

Site Name Street Address Township Location
Balmoral 55 Horsham Road Balmoral East side 50m south of Harrow-Balmoral Road
Branxholme 92 Branxholme-Byaduk Road Branxholme South side 1km east of Henty Highway. Past Charles Street
Cavendish 2478 Henty Highway Cavendish East side 1km south of Cavendish
Coleraine 42 Robertson Street Coleraine North east corner, Robertson St & Church St intersection
Dunkeld 7 Bellicourt Road Dunkeld West side 1.5km south of Recreation Street
Glenthompson Boundary Road Glenthompson Off Maroona-Glenthompson Road, 2km north Glenthompson
Hamilton TFS Elijah Street Hamilton West side 200m south of Henderson Street
Penshurst 5408 Hamilton Highway Penshurst North side 3km towards Caramut

You can also obtain a map of transfer stations at the Southern Grampians Shire Council office.

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