A confidential and free needle disposal service is available through our Environmental Health Department.
A free sharps container can be collected from the Beaufort Shire Office or Avoca Information Centre.
If you find a needle you can call the Victorian Syringe Disposal Helpline on 1800 552 355.
If you require Council to safely dispose of a found needle please provide a precise location to (03) 5349 1100.
Please follow the steps in the Department of Health's publication Safe retrieval & disposal of needles and syringes(PDF, 20KB) very carefully if you decide to remove it yourself.
Our Council is located at:
5 Lawrence Street
BEAUFORT VIC 3373
Phone: 1300 PYRENEES (1300 797 363)
Fax: (03) 5349 2068
We acknowledge the people past and present of the Wadawurung, Dja Dja Wurrung, Eastern Maar, and Wotjobaluk tribes whose land forms the Pyrenees Shire. We pay our respect to the customs, traditions and stewardship of the land by the elders and people of these tribes on whose land we meet today.