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Transfer Station Locations & Opening Times

Updated 28 May 2020:

From the 1 June 2020, the HAMILTON transfer station will be open TUESDAY - FRIDAY from 7:30am til 4:30pm (last customers through the gates at 4:00pm) and SATURDAYS 9:30am til 4:30pm (last customers through the gates at 4:00pm) to the general public. The Hamilton Transfer Station will be CLOSED SUNDAYS and MONDAYS. Limits will apply to the number of people inside the gate at any one time so please expect delays. ELECTRONIC PAYMENTS only will be accepted.

From 1 June 2020, Transfer stations in outer townships (Cavendish, Balmoral, Coleraine, Penshurst, Dunkeld, Glenthompson and Branxholme) will have revised opening hours for the general public. Please see the table below for current opening hours and revised opening hours from 1 June 2020.

Current opening hours (current til 11.59pm 31 May 2020)

Council operates seven transfer stations, where our waste collection vehicles deposit their rubbish prior to loading into larger vehicles for transfer to the Hamilton landfill.

Please note outer township transfer stations currently have altered operation hours due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are only open on the below mentioned WEEKDAYS for account holders. Outer Transfer Stations are currently NOT OPEN ON WEEKENDS until further notice.

The Hamilton Transfer Station is currently only open to the general public on Saturday from 9:30pm - 4:15pm and Wednesdays 8:00am - 4:00pm. For more information please contact Council on 5573 0444.

Please note these opening hours will change as of 1 June 2020. Please see second table for opening hours after 1 June 2020.

To find a transfer location near you, please see below:

Site Name Street Address Township Location Opening Hours
Balmoral 55 Horsham Road Balmoral East side 50m south of Harrow-Balmoral Road Tuesday and Thursday 2:00pm - 5:00pm | Sunday 11:00am - 5:00pm
Branxholme 92 Branxholme-Byaduk Road Branxholme South side 1km east of Henty Highway. Past Charles Street Tuesday and Sunday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Cavendish 2478 Henty Highway Cavendish East side 1km south of Cavendish Tuesday 1:00pm - 5:00pm | Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm
Coleraine 42 Robertson Street Coleraine North east corner, Robertson St & Church St intersection Wednesday and Sunday 1.00pm - 5.00pm | Friday 7:00am - 11:00am
Dunkeld 7 Bellicourt Road Dunkeld West side 1.5km south of Recreation Street Wednesday and Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenthompson Boundary Road Glenthompson Off Maroona-Glenthompson Road, 2km north of Glenthompson Wednesday and Sunday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton TFS Elijah Street Hamilton West side 200m south of Henderson Street Monday to Friday 8:00am - 4:15pm | Saturday and Sunday 9:30am - 4:15pm
Penshurst 5408 Hamilton Highway Penshurst North side 3km towards Caramut Thursday and Sunday 1:00pm - 4:45pm

Revised Opening Hours - From 1 June 2020

Site Name Street Address Township Location Opening Hours
Balmoral 55 Horsham Road Balmoral East side 50m south of Harrow-Balmoral Road Thursday 1:00pm – 4:00pm | Sunday 9:00am – 12:00pm
Branxholme 92 Branxholme-Byaduk Road Branxholme South side 1km east of Henty Highway. Past Charles Street Tuesday 9:00am – 12:00pm | Saturday 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Cavendish 2478 Henty Highway Cavendish East side 1km south of Cavendish Tuesday 1:00pm – 4:00pm | Saturday 9:00am – 12:00pm
Coleraine 42 Robertson Street Coleraine North east corner, Robertson St & Church St intersection Wednesday 1:00pm – 4:00pm | Friday 9:00am – 12:00pm | Sunday 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Dunkeld 7 Bellicourt Road Dunkeld West side 1.5km south of Recreation Street Wednesday 1:00pm – 4:00pm | Sunday 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Glenthompson Boundary Road Glenthompson Off Maroona-Glenthompson Road, 2km north of Glenthompson Wednesday 9:00am – 12:00pm | Sunday 9:00am – 12:00pm
Hamilton TFS Elijah Street Hamilton West side 200m south of Henderson Street Tuesday – Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm | Saturday 9:30am – 4:30pm
Penshurst 5408 Hamilton Highway Penshurst North side 3km towards Caramut Tuesday 1:00pm – 4:00pm | Saturday 9:00am – 12:00pm

Extreme Fire Danger Rating (FDR): Hamilton open – all other Transfer Stations closed.
Code Red FDR: Transfer Stations and Hamilton Landfill closed.

You can also obtain a map of transfer stations at the Southern Grampians Shire Council office.


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