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Works and Services

Bridge Replacement – Ansons Bay Road

Bridge replacement is commencing on Ansons Bay Road at Forester Creek, bridge number 4650.

There is a bypass in place, suitable for light vehicles only.

The works will take approx. 2 weeks to complete and we ask that you obey all signage and the directions of the personnel on site.

Council apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.

Parks & Reserves

Fingal Cemetery Master Plan:  Proposed plans will be made available for community consultation from September to October, with construction works tentatively scheduled to occur between November and the end of December 2018.

Mathinna Cemetery Master Plan:  Works in alignment with the existing master plan will commence in February continuing through to the end of April 2019.

Falmouth Playground Equipment Replacement Program – Community consultation will occur during August after which equipment will be ordered for installation in October and November 2018.

St Helens Foreshore BBQ Area – lawn reseeding will coincide with the start of Spring 2018.The area will be barricaded until the end of October to enable the establishment of the new lawn.

Footpaths

Binalong Bay – Main Road (Cray Court to link with existing path – 146 Main Road 0.52km):  Request for Quote process to undertake construction is scheduled for August 2018, with construction occurring during Spring 2018.

Medea Cove Footpath/ Road options : Request for Quote process to undertake construction is scheduled for  September 2018. On-site construction is expected to occur before Christmas 2018.

Unsealed Road Re-sheeting

The road re-sheeting programme continues with Gardiners Creek Road and German Town Roads, St Marys and Tyne River Road to be addressed in August.  Works on Dublin Town, Reid’s, Medea Cove, Deals and Matson’s Roads are scheduled for September.

Please note that re-sheeting works are dependent on favourable weather conditions.  Schedules may change without notice to accommodate unforeseen circumstances.

Stormwater Works

Stormwater works associated with the Parnella Catchment 4 upgrade will commence in mid-August. Practical completion is expected to occur in early November. Works involve the upsizing of existing stormwater mains, and provision of new kerb and channel on St Helens Point Road and Parnella Drive.  Some delays and interruptions to two-way traffic flow may occur during the construction period. Drivers are asked to be patient and obey traffic signage in work areas.

There are six Waste Transfer Stations (WTS) in our area located in:

  • St Helens (includes recycling) OPEN 10am – 4pm every day
  • Scamander (includes recycling) OPEN 10am – 4pm Tuesday and Thursday and 2pm – 5pm Sunday
  • St Marys (includes recycling) OPEN 10am – 4pm Tuesday and Thursday and 2pm – 5pm Sunday
  • Ansons Bay OPEN 12pm – 4pm Wednesday, 10am – 4pm Sunday  and 12pm – 4pm on Monday long weekends
  • Fingal OPEN 10am – 4pm Tuesday and Thursday and 2pm – 5pm Sunday
  • Pyengana OPEN 9am – 12pm Wednesday and 2pm-5pm Sunday

For a map of locations please click here.

Please click here for a list of Fees and Charges for the Waste Transfer Stations

The following is a list of what is and is not accepted at our Waste Transfer Stations (WTS)

WTS ACCEPTED NOT ACCEPTED
St Helens Household waste

Green waste

Builders waste

Batteries

Tyres

Scrap steel and car bodies

Waste oil

Empty waste oil containers

Glass

Cardboard

Aluminium cans

Fluro tubes (light bulbs)

Ewaste

Gas bottles (de-gassed)

 

Asbestos

 

Scamander

 

Household waste

Green waste

Asbestos (with prior approval of Council)

Scrap steel and car bodies

Waste oil

Empty waste oil containers

Glass

Cardboard

Aluminium cans

Batteries

Gas bottles (de-gassed

 

Builders waste

 

St Marys

 

Household waste

Green waste

Builders waste

Scrap steel and car bodies

Waste oil

Empty waste oil containers

Glass

Cardboard

Fluro tubes (light bulbs)

Batteries

Gas bottles (de-gassed)

 

Asbestos

 

Fingal

 

Household waste

Builders waste

Green waste

Waste oil

glass

cardboard

steel

batteries

gas bottles (de-gassed)

 

Asbestos
Pyengana

 

Household waste

Green waste

Waste oil

Scrap steel

Glass

 

Asbestos

 

Ansons Bay

 

Household waste

Builders waste

Green waste

Waste oil

Scrap steel

Batteries

 

Asbestos

 

In December 2017 we introduced a kerbside recycling service.

This means that the YELLOW lidded bin is now a recycling bin and the RED lidded bin is for general household waste.

For a list of what can and can’t be recycled check out this list A-Z of Recycling

For information on where your waste goes check out this FAQ Where does my recycling Go FAQ.

To find out when your recycling and waste collections are please check out the calendars;

Waste Collection Calendar 2019

Recycling Collection Calendar 2019

Waste Calendar – 2018

Recycling Calendar -2018

 

Alternatively you can download the

App, Recycle Coach which will alert you to when your collections are as well as help you work out what can and can’t be recycled with an easy to use search function.

Recycle Coach App website link.

Below you can find forms for requesting, replacing or upsizing your wheelie bin.

Wheelie Bins (Waste & Recycling) request form

Wheelie Bins (Waste) Upsize request form

Wheelie Bin (Waste & Recycling) replacement form

Below is a list of handy links for other service providers in our area:

Property Services:

TasWater:  13 6992

Aurora: 13 2004

SES: 132 500 (for damage to property during an emergency event like flood or fire)

Community Groups and Support organisations

St Helens Neighbourhood House:  6376 1134

Fingal Valley Neighbourhood House: 6374 2344

Medical Service Providers

Ochre Medical, St Helens: 6376 1777

St Marys Community Health Centre: 6387 555

St Helens District Hospital: 6387 5570

Education and Employment Service Providers

St Helens District High School: 6376 7177

St Marys District School: 6372 3900

Break O’Day Trade Training Centre: 1300 655 307

Road Works – State Government

You can find a full list of State Growth works here.