Removal, storage, sale or disposal of vehicles and articles from Council assets

Under the Public Land and Council Assets Local Law 2014 Council can confiscate articles and vehicles left on Council land and roads. Confiscated articles and vehicles are published on Council’s website which may be released or disposed.

Confiscated vehicles and articles

Where a vehicle or article is confiscated under the Public Land and Council Assets Local Law 2014, and the owner (or a person in charge) is present at the time of confiscation, the Council officer will issue a receipt to that person. The details of these articles or vehicles will not be published on Council's website.

The details of all other confiscated articles or vehicles (the Notice of Confiscation), will be published on Council's website. They will be listed as soon as practicable and displayed for at least 14 days. 

Table about confiscated article or vehicle, location, date and Council reference number
Date advertised Confiscation location Description of article or vehicle Date confiscated Council reference number
15 September 2021 Caswell Street East Brisbane Mitsubishi Outlander 1 September 2021 326674
15 September 2021 Axis Place Larapinta Volvo XC70 31 August 2021 325028
15 September 2021 Mount Gravatt Road Upper Mount Gravatt Boat Trailer 2 September 2021 327216
15 September 2021 Mount Gravatt Road Upper Mount Gravatt Huntsman Boat 2 September 2021 327208
15 September 2021 Jackson Street Hamilton Subaru Impreza 8 September 2021 328370
15 September 2021 Thistle Street Lutwyche Kia Pregio 8 September 2021 325510
15 September 2021 Riley Street Calamvale Mazda 3 8 September 2021 325657
15 September 2021 Daisy Street Grange Mitsubishi Magna 8 September 2021 326994
15 September 2021 Townsend Street Brighton Absolute Box Trailers 7 September 2021 326316
15 September 2021 Haig Street Gordon Park Kia Rio 8 September 2021 326712
15 September 2021 Davidson Terrace Teneriffe Victoria Box Trailer 8 September 2021 319805
15 September 2021 Hyacinth Street Inala Toyota Camry 9 September 2021 326919
15 September 2021 Elliott Road Banyo Mazda CX7 9 September 2021 326616
15 September 2021 Browning Street South Brisbane Holden Commodore 9 September 2021 326876
15 September 2021 Pearson/Rawlins Street Kangaroo Point Hyundai Getz 9 September 2021 324697
8 September 2021 Castor Road Wavel Heights Mitsubishi Lancer 27 August 2021 322645
8 September 2021 Minden Street Sunnybank Hills Nissan Tilda 27 August 2021 324818
8 September 2021 Terrigal Street Fig Tree Pocket Hyundai i30 27 August 2021 323610
8 September 2021 Jellicoe Street Coorparoo Mitsubishi Triton 31 August 2021 324763
8 September 2021 Cremin Street Upper Mount Gravatt Ford Territory 31 August 2021 281157
8 September 2021 Finnegan Street Hamilton Mistubishi Lancer 1 September 2021 323447
8 September 2021 Alumuna Street Sunnybank Hills Citreon C4 31 August 2021 324409
8 September 2021 Elmes Road Rocklea Hyundai Terracan 31 August 2021 324000
8 September 2021 Buckley Drive Drewvale Mazda 6 31 August 2021 324714
8 September 2021 Parkhurst Avenue Herston Nissan Pulsar 31 August 2021 324225
8 September 2021 Wharf Street Spring Hill Sang Young Industrie 31 August 2021 324959
8 September 2021 Guide Street Jamboree Heights Honda Prelude 1 September 2021 323611
1 September 2021 Constance Street Stones Corner Holden Cruze 23 August 2021 322966
1 September 2021 Bancroft Street Kelvin Grove Skip Trailer 18 August 2021 322004
1 September 2021 Chaucer Street Moorooka Mitsubishi Triton 23 August 2021 321002
1 September 2021 Coleraine Street Ferny Grove Mazda 6 23 August 2021 323066
1 September 2021 Brunswick Street New Farm Holden Commodore 26 August 2021 306152
25 August 2021 Ponsonby Street Annerley Ford Falcon 18 August 2021 324146
25 August 2021 Trackson Street Alderley Ford Fiesta 18 August 2021 320706
25 August 2021 Dunmore Terrace Auchenflower Hyundai Getz 19 August 2021 320381
25 August 2021 Messara Circuit Durack Toyota Camry 19 August 2021 322984
11 August 2021 Bradman Street Sunnybank Hills Hyundai Sonata 3 August 2021 317829
28 July 2021 Jessard Street Wynnum Holden Barina 12 July 2021 321544
28 July 2021 Playfield Street Chermside Toyota Landcruiser 16 July 2021 319100
14 July 2021 Kent Street Teneriffe Subaru Forester 2 July 2021 318513
19 May 2021 Delph Street Coopers Plains Toyota Hiace  14 May 2021 317150
14 April 2021 Waterworks Road The Gap Ford Econovan 8 April 2021 313387
13 January 2021 Musgrave Road Red Hill Honda Legend 24 December 2020 307992
7 October 2020 Bivouac Place Wacol Freighter ST3 2 October 2020 300229

Release of confiscated articles

If you are the person claiming a right to possession of a confiscated article or vehicle, you must be able to meet a number of requirements:

  • provide proof of ownership or right to possession to Council’s satisfaction
  • provide photographic identification
  • pay the application release fee.

Once a person has claimed a right to possession, they have up to 28 days to satisfy these requirements and collect the article or vehicle. To claim a confiscated article or vehicle, phone Council on 07 3403 8888 and quote the Council reference number provided on the receipt or within the Notice of Confiscation.

Disposal of confiscated articles and vehicles

All confiscated articles that are not claimed within 14 days or claimed items where the claiming requirements have not been met within 28 days, will be offered for sale in accordance with the Public Land and Council Assets Local Law 2014. If there is no purchaser for a confiscated article offered for sale, Council will dispose the article in accordance with the Public Land and Council Assets Local Law 2014.

Auction of confiscated articles and vehicles

Confiscated vehicles are auctioned at Manheim, 110 Lamington Avenue, Eagle Farm.

For information on future auctions, view the Manheim Auctions website.

The vehicles in the table below will go to auction on 15 September 2021.

Table about confiscated article or vehicle, location, date and Council reference number
Date advertised for auction Confiscation location Description of article or vehicle Date confiscated Council reference number
25 August 2021 Mulgowie Street Sunnybank Toyota Camry 20 August 2021 297605
25 August 2021 Glen Kedron Lane Kedron Ford Falcon 29 June 2021 316889
25 August 2021 Harcourt Street New Farm Nissan Elgrand 12 July 2021 323768
25 August 2021 Sheaffe Street Bracken Ridge Mitsubishi Lancer 14 July 2021 318264
25 August 2021 Graham Street Alderley Honda Jazz 14 July 2021 321235
25 August 2021 Holden Street Woolloongabba Toyota Yaris 15 July 2021 321745
25 August 2021 Byrnes Lane Chermside Ford Territory 14 July 2021 322780
25 August 2021 Melia Street Acacia Ridge Volkswagen Golf 15 July 2021 321304
25 August 2021 Logan Road, Upper Mount Gravatt Nissan Urvan 21 July 2021 320027
25 August 2021 Wavey Street Zillmere Mazda 2 20 July 2021 321247
25 August 2021 Keyes Street Lota Honda CR-V 21 July 2021 321005
18 August 2021 Dauphin Terrace Highgate Hill Holden Captiva 22 June 2021 319021
18 August 2021 Broadway Street Woolloongabba Subaru Impreza 8 July 2021 290090
11 August 2021 York Parade Spring Hill Holden Commodore 23 December 2019 280740
11 August 2021 Donald Street Camp Hill Ford Falcon 3 November 2017 218118
11 August 2021 Ellen Street Moorooka Toyota Camry 20 April 2018 208382
11 August 2021 Quarry Street, Spring Hill Holden Commodore 7 July 2020 293016
28 July 2021 Horizon Drive Westlake Box Trailer 17 June 2021 313298
14 July 2021 Mt Gravatt - Capalaba Road Chandler Box Trailer 24 May 2021 319834

The vehicles in the table below will go to auction on 29 September 2021.

Table about confiscated article or vehicle, location, date and Council reference number
Date advertised for auction Confiscation location Description of article or vehicle Date confiscated Council reference number
18 August 2021 Eiley Street Runcorn International Box Trailer 29 June 2021 319845
18 August 2021 Capella Street Coorparoo Trailer 13 July 2021 320129
18 August 2021 Eva Street Deagon Boat Trailer 8 July 2021 319259

The vehicles in the table below will go to auction in September 2021. This auction is only for vehicles affected by the Takata airbags. For enquiries or more information, visit the Manheim Auctions website or phone 07 3868 9999.

Table about confiscated article or vehicle, location, date and Council reference number
Date advertised for auction Confiscation location Description of article or vehicle Date confiscated Council reference number
25 August 2021 Gowrie Street Annerley BMW 320i 27 July 2020 293685
11 August 2021 Tasman Boulevard Fitzgibbon Mitsubishi Lancer 1 July 2021 318313
28 July 2021 Spring Hill Mitsubishi Lancer 2 January 2019 314742

The vehicles in the table below will go to auction on 6 October 2021.

Table about confiscated article or vehicle, location, date and Council reference number
Date advertised for auction Confiscation location Description of article or vehicle Date confiscated Council reference number
15 September 2021 Allamanda Street Runcorn Mazda CX9 18 January 2021 305846
15 September 2021 Cambridge Street Red Hill Suzuki Alto 24 March 2021 295977
15 September 2021 Clara Street Annerley Mazda B2600 14 July 2021 323281
15 September 2021 Gilchrist Avenue Herston Husqvarna TE449 20 July 2021 324484
15 September 2021 Doughboy Parade Hemmant Volkswagen Passat 27 July 2021 318923
15 September 2021 Cassandra Cresent Belmont Toyota Camry 29 July 2021 325066
15 September 2021 Derby Street Coorparoo Daihatsu Charade 29 July 2021 323613
15 September 2021 Aldebaran Street Inala Great Wall X240 29 July 2021 321962
15 September 2021 Burbong Street Chapel Hill Hyundai Tiburon 2 August 2021 324295
15 September 2021 Cavendish Road Coorparoo Kia Cerato 3 August 2021 325146
15 September 2021 Crofton Street Geebung Peugeot 307 3 August 2021 323287

The vehicles in the table below will go to auction on 13 October 2021.

Table about confiscated article or vehicle, location, date and Council reference number
Date advertised for auction Confiscation location Description of article or vehicle Date confiscated Council reference number
15 September 2021 Nineteenth Avenue Brighton Nissan Pulsar 12 November 2020 296256
15 September 2021 Arafura Street Upper Mount Gravatt Ford Territory 14 July 2021 322091
15 September 2021 Wilgarning Street Stafford Heights Suzuki Baleno 5 August 2021 324017
15 September 2021 Slobodian Avenue Eight Mile Plains Volkswagen Jetta 18 November 2020 295637
15 September 2021 Colthouse Place Sinnamon Park Trailer 3 August 2021 323388
15 September 2021 Stackpole Street Wishart Boat Trailer 3 August 2021 323520
15 September 2021 Valmar Street Upper Mount Gravatt Inflatable Dinghy & Trailer 10 August 2021 324737
Last updated: 15 September 2021