Asbestos disposal Asbestos disposal

Home owner / Owner-builders

Council will accept up to 10 square metres of material containing asbestos from home owners or owner-builders (from the Gladstone Region) free of charge at Gladstone Transfer Station and Benaraby Landfill.

Home owners and owner-builders must complete a Disposal Conditions and Application form to be eligible. Contact Council on 4970 0700 for more information.

For asbestos tips for home renovators visit the Queensland Government website.

Commercial operators

Asbestos of more than 10 square metres will only be accepted at the Benaraby Landfill. Loads exceeding 250kg are subject to Department of Environement & Heritage Protection regulations.

Fees apply and 48hrs notice is required to enable Council approval.

  • Complete an Application for Disposal at Benaraby Landfill including checking your disposal fits criteria
  • Send the form via email to or fax to 4975 0700
  • Wait for Council approval via an Acceptance Notification letter
  • Dispose of asbestos according to Council acceptance letter or arrangements with landfill staff.