The illegal dumping of rubbish or littering of any kind in public places, on roadside and parks and reserves is an offence under the Litter Act 1979.
Any person or individual committing such offence is liable to an instant fine of $400, or on prosecution a fine not exceeding $5,000.
Further information on penalties that may be applied under the Litter Act 1979:
Deposit of litter in public place or on private land
(1) Every person that commits an offence and is liable, in the case of an individual, to a fine not exceeding $5,000 or, in the case of a body corporate, to a fine not exceeding $20,000, who deposits any litter or, having deposited any litter, leaves it:
(a) in or on a public place; or
(b) in or on private land without the consent of its occupier.
(1A) Subsection (1) is subject to subsection (2).