Abandoned shopping trolleys

Responsibility for shopping trolleys

Shopping trolleys should not be left on the street, footpath or naturestrip and should be returned to the retailer they belong to.

Abanonded trolleys can be hazardous and can obstruct roads or footpaths or end up in waterways.

If you use a shopping trolley, it is your responsibility to ensure the trolley remains in the shopping centre precinct.

Report an abandoned shopping trolley

You are encouraged to contact the relevant retailer directly to report an abandoned shopping trolley.

There are also two independent agencies you can contact to report an abandoned shopping trolley.

Visit TrolleyTracker or free call 1800 641 497 for the following retailers:

  • Woolworths
  • Target
  • Big W
  • Thomas Dux
  • Safeway, and
  • Dan Murphy's.

Visit Coles Abandoned Trolleys or free call 1800 876 553 for the following retailers:

  • Coles
  • Kmart
  • Target
  • Bunnings, and
  • Officeworks.