Graffiti STOP

Graffiti tagging and vandalism is a recurring problem in the Burdekin Shire costing ratepayers many thousands of dollars annually.

These are funds that would otherwise be spent on providing local projects like parks, walk ways and improved roads.

Burdekin Shire Council has partnered with the Queensland Government to launch the GraffitiSTOP initiative.

All incidents that are provided to GraffitiSTOP will be removed within seven days. This rapid, zero tolerance response makes offenders likely to stop targeting your area.

Is graffiti tagging a problem in your neighborhood? Is your home or business impacted by this crime?

GraffitiSTOP is the best way for citizens to share information about graffiti tagging and vandalism problems in our community.

Report all information to GraffitiSTOP and help keep our streets clean.

There are multiple ways to provide information:

  1. Call 1300 Graffiti (1300 472 334) to report what you know and get graffiti removal and prevention advice. Hotline operates 6am to 6pm Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays.
  2. SMS what you know to 1300 Graffiti (1300 472 334) – 24/7.
  3. Report offences and share images via

GraffitiSTOP is a Queensland Government initiative.

Council will pay a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the conviction of any person or persons for vandalism.

Who to Contact

If you have knowledge of acts graffiti tagging call or SMS 1300 Graffiti (1300 472 334).
For other acts of vandalism to Council property contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or

Please contact the Customer Service Centre using the Online Contact Form.

You can also contact the Customer Service Centre using one of the following methods.

Customer Service Centre
Location145 Young Street,
Ayr Qld 4807
Postal AddressPO Box 974
Ayr Qld 4807
Opening hours8am – 5pm, Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays)
Phone(07) 4783 9800 – Business hours
(07) 4783 9800 – After hours (the same number)
Fax(07) 4783 9999
SMS0437 886 008
OnlineUse the Online Contact Form
Building Certification and Plumbing Officers
Early OpeningPlease phone (07) 4783 9942 if you need access the Building and Plumbing Department between 7am – 8am, Monday to Friday.
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