Concessional Entry

Learn more about concessional entry opportunities at waste centres within the Launceston Municipality, below.  

Annual Concessional Waste Program Applications

The City of Launceston offer an Annual Concessional Waste Program to community groups and not-for-profit organisations. This initiative aims to help groups make more environmentally conscious waste disposal decisions through our annual waste concession application program. 


2025/26 Program Application: Key dates

Applications Open:  April 2025

Please contact us if you have any questions.  

Free Entry Vouchers for Launceston Waste Centres

Each year, the City of Launceston provides householdsone voucher for free entry to a Council-managed waste centre at any time throughout the year. Vouchers are mailed to residents each July, to align with the start of the financial year.

The voucher allows residents a single free entry to a Council-managed waste centre to dispose of domestic items. A maximum allowable load limit applies, and any single vehicle presenting multiple vouchers, on behalf of different residents, will be allowed a maximum of three free voucher entries, per year.

Valid for City of Launceston residents only.

If you are redeeming your voucher at the Launceston Waste Centre, it will need to be validated at the recycling centre prior to disposing of items — this is to ensure any recyclables and reusable items are diverted from landfill.

The following cannot be disposed of using a voucher: 

  • Anything for burial (controlled or hazardous waste)
  • Tyres
  • Car bodies
  • Asbestos
  • Contaminated soil
  • Mattresses

Please note, loads considered to be larger than "domestic" in size are not permitted entry with a voucher and will instead be charged as per the normal disposal fees. 

Pensioner Concession

Pensioners and pensioner householders who hold a Commonwealth Pensioner Card may be eligible to receive a Council appointed concession card, known as a Smart Card.

Eligible pensioners will receive an annual allowance to spend on waste disposal activities at Waste Centres.

More information is available on the SmartCard page. 

For more information about Concessional entry to the Council's Waste Disposal Facilities, please view our Policy(PDF, 245KB).