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Needle and Syringe Disposal

The following agencies operate needle and syringe programs (NSP) for the general public. Sharps containers and sterile injecting equipment are provided free of charge by all services. Please be advised that services will only accept used equipment in approved safe disposal containers. NSP services are confidential and anonymous.

Western Region Alcohol & Drug Centre (WRAD)
172 Merri Street
Warrnambool 3280
Ph 1300 009 723
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm; closed Public Holidays.

Brophy Family & Youth Services
210 Timor Street
Warrnambool 3280
Ph (03) 5561 8888
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm; closed Public Holidays.

Warrnambool Community Health Centre
279 Koroit Street (cnr Koroit & Ryot Streets)
Warrnambool 3280
Ph (03) 5564 4190
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm; closed Public Holidays.

South West Healthcare - Warrnambool Campus - Emergency Department
Ryot Street
Ph (03) 5563 1666
Available via Emergency Department after hours and at weekends.

Fixed sharp safe containers are also available for individual syringe disposal at most public toilet facilities.

Council will only accept/or supply sharp safe containers to businesses that are registered through the Council eg. hairdressers, tattooists and skin penetration businesses.

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