Your Summer Questions Answered


Family walking on footpath


What should you do if you see dangerous or unwanted wildlife in your neighbourhood? Who do you call if you see dumped rubbish in the street? And whose responsibility is it to maintain the grass on nature strips and vacant lots? Here are your most common questions answered. 

Pests & Wildlife

If you have swooping birds in your area, Wyndham City encourages residents to visit the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website.

If you see snakes in your area, call Wyndham City immediately on 9742 0777 and they will send a qualified professional snake catcher. 

Hard Rubbish

You can book a twice yearly free collection of your hard rubbish via Wyndham City. To find out more go to their official website.

If you see rubbish that has been illegally dumped in your neighbourhood, you can report it to Wyndham City on 9742 0777.

Nature Strips & Vacant Lots

Overgrown lawns are not only unsightly, they can provide a dangerous hiding spot for snakes. It is your responsibility to maintain your lawns (including nature strips), even if your block is unoccupied. 

It is the owner’s responsibility to mow and maintain the grass on their vacant lots. To report a vacant lot that is not being maintained, call Wyndham City on 9742 0777.