Trade waste approval - Trade Waste - Queensland


You will need this approval if your business discharges trade waste into a sewer.

Trade waste includes any liquid waste other than domestic sewage generated from business, trade or manufacturing premises. For example, trade waste can include grease, oil, solids, heavy metals or chemicals.

Examples of businesses that might need a trade waste approval are:

  • cafes and restaurants
  • manufacturing
  • farms
  • abattoirs and butchers
  • medical services
  • vehicle and plant-related businesses
  • cleaning services.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need approval to alter any processes involved in generating trade waste.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please contact Wide Bay Water Corporation for information on fees to be submitted.


You cannot transfer this approval. If you change property ownership or lease a business establishment, you will have to reapply for a new approval.

Additional information

Wide Bay Water is responsible for the sewerage infrastructure within the Fraser Coast Regional Council. If you reside in this council area, you will need to apply for this approval through this service provider.

Administering agency

Wide Bay Water Corporation

Trade Waste

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Trade Waste

Wide Bay Water Corporation

Operating address: 31 Ellengowan Street
Urangan, Queensland 4655
Mailing address: PO BOX 5499
Torquay, Queensland 4655