Abandoned shopping trolleys can be hazardous in addition to being unsightly. It is illegal to abandon a shopping trolley in a public place and offenders can be issued with a $110 on the spot fine.
Local retailers have systems in place to collect trolleys that have been removed from stores and car parks.
Abandoned shopping trolleys can be reported via the following numbers:
Bunnings 1300 554 777
Coles 1800 876 553
Target 1800 163 900
Dan Murphy's, Woolworths and IGA 1800 641 497
The following apps can be downloaded to report abandoned trolleys: