Privacy Policy

This web site is intended to provide you with all the facts and details regarding the latest developments concerning the landfill in the south east suburb of Lyndhurst. Because we never ever want to lose your trust, we promise to respect your privacy and not share your personal information with others without permission.

The following policy describes the information we gather and how we make every effort to use it for the benefit of the community.

Information you provide to us

From time to time, you may provide us with your personal details. For example, when you sign a petition, subscribe to our newsroom, or contact us for more details. We promise never to share them with any other third party without your consent. The only time we will provide your details to others is if it's part of an action that you've taken and consented to (for example, a petition that you have signed with your name and address), to third parties who provide services on our behalf, such as mail, telephone and IT services, or when we are legally required to do so. Other than that, your personal details will not be disclosed to any third party for statistical and/or marketing purpose.

Analysis of your movements on the site

When you visit, our web server collects your inbound domain name, IP address, the date and time you visited the site, the pages you accessed, the documents you downloaded, and the type of web browser that you are using. This provides us with information that we collect and use only for internal review in order to optimise your web experience and, in some cases, to customise the content and/or layout of selected pages so that you feel more welcome.


If you provide us with your email, telephone and/or mailing address, you may receive information from us periodically about RATWISE campaigns, initiatives or upcoming events. If you don't want to receive this information, just tell us so by email, telephone or written letter. Please include your exact name and address so that we can correctly remove you from our mailing lists.

If you have any queries or concerns about the treatment of your personal information, or you would like to make corrections to inaccuracies in that information, please contact us in any of the following ways:

By mail: PO Box 180, Dingley, Vic., 3172
By email:
By phone: 0414 998 337


We use cookies to record your past activity on our website in an effort to provide a better and faster service when you return to Sometimes, in order to make your experience more enjoyable, we also customize certain web content based on your browser type, bandwidth, or other settings.


Presently, this site does not provide facilities for secure transmission of information across the internet. Users should be aware of the inherent risks of transmitting personal information.


It's really important to us that we provide you with the best information we have available to us. We work extra hard to make sure that the information we give is as accurate as possible. Nevertheless, sometimes we make mistakes. Unfortunately we can't take responsibility for how you use the information and advice you get from the site. So if in doubt, please check it before you use it.


This site is the copyright of RATWISE. We'd love you to display, print, download or reproduce any of the material on this site for your personal use and/or to share with your friends (especially articles that have been posted in the Newsroom). All other rights are reserved.


Our petition against Toxic Waste was successfully tabled in the Victorian Parliament on the 15th October 2014 by Member of Parliament Mrs. Donna Bauer of Carrum.
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In 2007, the City Council of Greater Dandenong resolved to adopt a comprehensive position in relation to the Lyndhurst Prescribed Waste facility. Indeed, the Council's position encompassed the entire Lyndhurst Landfill Site.

Since that time, numerous aspects of the Council position have materialised.
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RATWISE pays tribute to their late Life Member, Stuart Marriner

Past victories led by Stuart Marriner

We knew Stuart as a true gentleman who cared deeply for his family, friends and the community. Along with his dear wife Jean, their door was always open to listen, discuss and counsel anyone who was in need of help and advice.

He was very well read and interested in many aspects of life in the communities around him. This led to his involvement in working towards the best possible care for all.
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