Report a Pollution problem or complaint
NT EPA Pollution Hotline 1800 064 567
Free call 24 hour service
In an emergency or life threatening situation, call 000.
You can report your Pollution Problem or Complaint online via the NT EPA Pollution Reporting Online Form
You can remain anonymous but the omission of contact information may limit the ability of the NT EPA to fully investigate the complaint/problem should additional follow up information be needed. It will also prevent us from reporting back to you on the results of any investigation.
What to report
Report to the NT EPA
|Reporting What||How to Report It|
|Major pollution incidents that require urgent attention such as significant illegal dumping, marine and inland water oil spills, or fish kills.||Please call Pollution Hotline now: 1800 064 567|
|Non-urgent environmental pollution problems and complaints such as construction noise affecting you in your home, offensive odours from industry, algal blooms, unreasonable dust, inadequate storage or handling of waste, and visible sheens or discolouration of water ways, contaminated sites etc.|
Report via one of the following:
Non – compliance reporting for holders of Waste Discharge Licences, Environment Protection Licences and/or Environment Protection Approvals.
Pollution Hotline: 1800 064 567; or/and
Duty to notify under section 14 of the Waste Management and Pollution Control Act.
Pollution Hotline: 1800 064 567; or
Where to report other common issues
Common issues and concerns where NT EPA is not the appropriate responsible agency.
|Issue or Concern||Responsible Agency||Contact Phone||Contact Email or Website|
|Agriculture and veterinary chemicals - spray drift||Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries||B/H 08 8999 2344 |
A/H 0448 762 595
|Asbestos - human health issues||Department of Health||1800 095 646||-|
|Asbestos - in the workplace||NT WorkSafe||1800 019 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Fish Kills||Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries||1800 891 136||-|
|Food safety||Department of Health||1800 095 646||-|
|Injured marine wildlife||Department of Land Resource Management||1800 453 941|
|Litter on council land||Local council||Contact your local council|
|Litter on Crown land||Land Administration – Crown Land||(08) 8999 6886|
|Noise - civil/private aircraft||Air Services Australia||1300 302 240||www.airservicesaustralia.com/aircraftnoise|
|Noise - military aircraft||Department of Defence||1300 333 362||www.defence.gov.au/aircraftnoise|
|Noise - barking dogs, birds||Local councils||Contact your local council||Contact your local council|
|Noise - domestic arguments|
|NT Police||131 444||-|
|Noise - excessive vehicle and motorcycle||Department of Transport||1300 654 email@example.com|
|Noise - licensed venues and patron noise||NT Licensing Commission||1800 193 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Noise - party noise and anti-social behaviour||NT Police||131 444||-|
|Noise - vehicle and property alarms||NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services||131 444||-|
|Poison||Poisons Information Centre||13 11 26|
|Sewage||Power and Water Corporation||1800 245 email@example.com|
|Smoky motor vehicles||Department of Transport||1800 652 firstname.lastname@example.org|