The Kulin Shire Council exists to sustain, improve and develop the Kulin region through the provision and facilitation of infrastructure, services and opportunities in a manner which will instill community pride while giving a vibrant, socially and economically sustainable environment for businesses and families.

Waste Services

Avon Waste - Household Bin Collection Days

Council provides a weekly waste collection service and a fortnightly recycling service to residents within the Kulin townsite.

There are no changes to collection dates for the 2020 Christmas New Year period.

General Waste

Weekly - Every Monday


(Yellow Lid)

Fortnightly - Every second Tuesday 

Recyclable Items - As of 1 July 2018 NO glass is to be put in the recycling bins

What can go into my recycling bin ?

Recycling must be kept loose. Please do not place in plastic bags.


Empty & clean bottles/containers with lids   removed included all marked numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6+7 (click here for plastic identification code explanations)


Clean, untied newspapers, paper, magazines,   telephone books


Cleaned, flattened boxes and cartons

Aluminium & Steel

Empty & clean cans, tins, foil (including aresol cans)

Liquid Paperboard

Milk, juice & laundry detergent cartons

Do not put green waste, glass, nappies,polystyrene and food scraps into your recycling bin 

Non-townsite residents can collect a recycle bin from the Transfer Station and return it when full. The cost is $3.50 per recycle bin, restricted to one bin per fortnight, which is equivalent to the cost of the town pickup service. See Bin information for acceptable recyclables.

Kulin Transfer Station

The Kulin Transfer Station is located on Truebody street approximately 2km from the Kulin Post Office.


The Station is open Sundays, Mondays & Thursdays from 10am – 3pm.

Please note: Rubbish cannot be disposed of outside of these hours unless arrangements have been made with the Shire to dispose of bulk rubbish such as building rubble, clean fill and asbestos. These arrangements need to be made with the shire office a minimum of 2 days before the intended disposal.

Accepted Waste Items

To ensure that your waste and recyclables are processed appropriately residents are encouraged to keep waste separated into the below groups to avoid contamination and recyclables being deposited into the general waste bin.

General Household Waste

It is recommended that General   household waste is secured in plastic bags to minimise contamination and   loose rubbish which has the potential to blow around the transfer station.


Please Note: If more than a   single ute/trailer load (over one tonne) is delivered there will be a large   load charge of $40 per tonne.

Bulk cardboard



A glass bin is provided to residents at the transfer station.

Co-mingled household recyclables

Non-townsite residents can collect a recycle bin from the   Transfer Station and return it when full. The cost is $4.00 per recycle bin,   restricted to one bin per fortnight, which is equivalent to the cost of the   town pickup service. See Bin information for acceptable recyclables.

Household hazardous waste

 Flammable, toxic, explosive or corrosive products. Household   Hazardous Waste PDF

Green Waste

It is requested that Rose and Lawn Clippings be kept separate   from tree clippings.








drumMUSTER is the National program that has been set up for the collection and recycling of cleaned eligible non returnable crop production and on-farm animal health chemical containers. 

Council provide a drumMUSTER collection service at the Kulin Transfer Station. This service can be utilized during normal Transfer Station opening hours.

drumMUSTER provides:

  • an environmentally responsible solution for chemical users to the problem of disposing their empty chemical containers;
  • helps property owners to keep their property clean of potential contamination;
  • encourages good farming practice and meets Quality Assurance obligations; and
  • supports the preservation of the wider environment.

Chemical users in the Shire are encouraged to deliver their empty, cleaned containers for inspection and acceptance at the Kulin Transfer Station.

drumMUSTER product is recycled into useful everyday items such as street signs, irrigation piping, plant stakes and outdoor furniture.

For information on product eligibility, cleanliness standards and other drumMUSTER queries click on the below link to the drumMUSTER website.

Freebairn Recreation Centre Employment Opportunity

The Freebairn Recreation Centre is seeking capable and enthusiastic staff to undertake the following positions associated with running the bar and function components of the FRC. These include:

  • Permanent Part-time Bar Attendant
  • Casual Bar Staff
  • Part-time Facility Cleaner

Primary duties include hospitality responsibilities, bar service, as well as cleaning and maintenance of the bar facilities in the centre’s function areas. Hours for each position are negotiable with an ongoing requirement for at least 30 hours per week across an individual role with another 30-50 hours across casual roles dependent upon facility bookings.

Applicants must possess RSA certification and ideally have experience within the hospitality industry.  On the job training will be provided.

This is a multi-faceted role and we are seeking applicants who have the desire to become involved and be a key-player in the operations of the FRC.  Weekend work will form a significant component of the role.

Key Points:

  • Employed under Local Government Industry Award 2020 (salary negotiable dependent upon final role and responsibilities)
  • Must be adaptable, possess great time management skills and exhibit initiative.
  • RSA certification is required.
  • Uniform provided.
  • A vehicle would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Accommodation potentially available via negotiation dependent upon final role.

The position is available on an ongoing basis with a starting date to be negotiated.

For further information and to apply, please email:

In order to apply for this role please forward a covering letter outlining experiences and motivation for your application as well as a copy of your current Resume to:

 Freebairn Recreation Centre Manager -

PO Box 125

Kulin WA 6365

 Applications close Wednesday April 7, 2021.

* Please note, there are other opportunities for cleaning and maintenance of the wider FRC amenities.  Please contact the Centre Manager via email to discuss if you are available for casual hours.

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