It's time to switch: Green lid bins (food and garden waste) are collected weekly from August and red landfill bins every fortnight, to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill.
Due to COVID-19 impacts and winter illnesses, Monash Maternal and Child Health are experiencing extreme staff shortages. Children booked between 10.08.2022 – 28.08.2022 for their 18m, 2y and 3.5yr Key Age and Stage will be contacted by our service to be rescheduled for September. We appreciate your patience and understanding at this time.
Due to COVID staff shortages, between 12.30pm-2pm until the end of August, calls will be directed to our after-hours service for follow-up. Thank you for your understanding.
If you find syringes on Council land - for example, on nature strips, reserves, shopping strips or pavements:
To report them, contact our Customer Service team on 9518 3555 or email@example.com
We will pick them up.
If you find a syringe on private property, you can call the Victorian Syringe Disposal Helpline on 1800 888 236.
You can also throw syringes away at a disposal unit at:
If you are throwing away syringes yourself, you may want to get a syringe disposal container. They are available from the customer service counter at the Monash Civic Centre and the Oakleigh Service Centre.
The containers are free.
If you find a needle or syringe:
DirectLine provides information and referral for alcohol and drug treatment and support. Call 1800 888 236.
Turning Point is an alcohol and drug organisation combining treatment and support with research, education and training. It also has 24-hour telephone and online support. Call 1800 250 015.