Brimbank City Council manages closed Sunshine landfills. It’s working on the site’s long-term management and preventing environmental and health risks.

We’re supporting Brimbank City Council’s work on the site. We provide advice about:

  • environmental public health risks
  • our laws and actions
  • planning matters.

Our enforcement role at closed Sunshine landfills

We gave the site a post-closure pollution abatement notice (PAN). A PAN is a direction from EPA to stop or manage pollution. To comply, Brimbank City Council must make sure the site doesn’t present a risk to human health or the environment. This means Brimbank City Council must: 

  • monitor the site and report to us
  • do further testing of gas, vapour, soil and groundwater.

We’re working to make sure Brimbank City Council complies with this notice and will comply with any future notices.

For more information on the role of EPA in land use planning 

For more information on closed landfills in Victoria 
To find out more about sites with land contamination 

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Reviewed 20 February 2020