Wollongong residents see red over garbage bin fee hike

Glen Humphries
Updated August 19 2022 - 8:25pm, first published 3:30pm
Depending on what size red bin you have, your rates might have jumped a little or a lot.
Depending on what size red bin you have, your rates might have jumped a little or a lot.

Some Wollongong residents have gotten a shock when they've seen their council rates notice - and it's all down to the size of their red bin.

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Glen Humphries

Glen Humphries

Senior journalist

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover the three local councils in the Illawarra for the Mercury, state and federal politics, as well as writing for the TV guide. If I'm not writing, I'm reading.

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