Step Up to clean up the Southern Downs!

Step Up to clean up the Southern Downs!

5 February 2024

More than one million Australians Step Up for Clean Up Australia Day each year to tackle national waste challenges and protect our environment. Southern Downs Regional Council invites the community to join with family, friends, colleagues, schools and groups to register local Clean Up sites for Clean Up Australia Day 2024 on Sunday 3 March to help keep our region rubbish free.

Register your Clean Up site at by 16 February 2024 and receive a free kit containing bags, gloves, information and promotional materials.

After completing your Clean Up event, you and your team are invited to join Council’s FREE community event at Warwick’s Leslie Park. There will be live music, BBQ food and ice creams available for purchase, and games for the kids.
When: Sunday 3 March | 10am - 12pm
Where: Youth Stage on Albert Street, Leslie Park, Warwick

Acting Chief Executive Officer Leon Love encouraged Southern Downs residents to Step Up and get behind this worthy community-based environmental event.

“The Southern Downs is home to breathtaking natural landscapes, welcoming parks and beautiful bush,” Mr Love said.

“We can all play a part in taking responsibility for keeping the Southern Down free from rubbish and making a difference in keeping our green and open spaces pristine.

“Creating a Clean Up event is a great way to care for our environment as well as being mindful of sustainable waste practices.

“By volunteering, you will raise awareness of littering and illegal dumping and the impact it has on our region.”

Win a Southern Downs Eco Prize Pack. Share your Clean Up community pics to go in the draw to win 1 of 3 Southern Downs Eco Prize Packs! To enter, post your pics on social media using #MySDRC or email your pics to

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