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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.

Report Online

You can report your Pollution Problem or Complaint online via the NT EPA Pollution Reporting Online Form

Remain Anonymous

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

In some cases, we may not be the appropriate agency to help you. Download our Factsheet or click here.

Report to the NT EPA

Reporting WhatHow 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:
Online; or
Email:; or
Post: GPO Box 3675 Darwin NT 0801; or
Pollution Hotline: 1800 064 567.

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.
Download Factsheet

Issue or ConcernResponsible AgencyContact PhoneContact Email or Website
Agriculture and veterinary chemicals - spray driftDepartment of Primary Industry and FisheriesB/H 08 8999 2344
A/H 0448 762 595
Asbestos - human health issuesDepartment of Health1800 095 646-
Asbestos - in the workplaceNT WorkSafe1800 019
Fish KillsDepartment of Primary Industry and Fisheries1800 891 136-
Food safetyDepartment of Health1800 095 646-
Injured marine wildlifeDepartment of Land Resource Management1800 453 941 
Litter on council landLocal councilContact your local council 
Litter on Crown landLand Administration – Crown Land(08) 8999 6886 
Noise - civil/private aircraftAir Services Australia1300 302
Noise - military aircraftDepartment of Defence1300 333
Noise - barking dogs, birdsLocal councilsContact your local councilContact your local council
Noise - domestic arguments
non-life threatening
NT Police131 444-
Noise - excessive vehicle and motorcycleDepartment of Transport1300 654
Noise - licensed venues and patron noiseNT Licensing Commission1800 193
Noise - party noise and anti-social behaviourNT Police131 444-
Noise - vehicle and property alarmsNT Police, Fire and Emergency Services131 444-
PoisonPoisons Information Centre13 11 26 
SewagePower and Water Corporation1800 245
Smoky motor vehiclesDepartment of Transport1800 652
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