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

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

Under the Public Land and Council Assets Local Law 2014, Council may confiscate vehicles or articles from Council assets if:

  • an unregistered vehicle is parked on a road
  • a vehicle on a road or Council land is considered abandoned
  • a vehicle is left in circumstances where its presence is hazardous
  • any article:
    - has damaged Council land or property
    - is abandoned
    - has been left unattended or found in/on Council land
    - has been deposited without consent
    - is being or has been used in contravention of a condition of consent
    - is evidence of a contravention of the local law
  • it is necessary to prevent the article being used to commit, continue to commit or repeat a contravention of the local law.

Confiscated vehicles and articles

Where a vehicle or article is confiscated under the Public Land and Council Assets Local Law 2014, the Council officer will issue a receipt to the owner (or a person in charge) if the person is present at the time of confiscation. The details of all other confiscated articles or vehicles (the Notice of Confiscation), will be published on Council's website as soon as practicable after the removal and displayed for at least 14 days. Articles or vehicles where a receipt has been issued to an individual will not be published on Council's website.

Confiscation location Description of article or vehicle Date confiscated Council reference number
Container St, Tingalpa Ford Ka 30/11/2018 AV 249657
Bracken Ridge Rd, Bracken Ridge Nissan Pulsar 30/11/2018 AV 249342
Lapraik St, Ascot Nissan 300ZX 3/12/2018 AV 250947
Vista Crct, Runcorn Mazda 121 Shades 3/12/2018 AV 248477
Cordelia St, South Brisbane Mazda 323 3/12/2018 AV 249863
Kelvin Grove Rd, Kelvin Grove Kia Cerato 3/12/2018 AV 249317
Gulumbia Pl, Calamvale Toyota Hilux 5/12/2018 AV 249775
George Holt Dr, Mount Crosby Hyundai I30 6/12/2018 AV 251677
Gallipoli Rd, Carina Heights Holden Barina 7/12/2018 AV 249801
Riordan St, Aspley Holden Commodore 10/12/2018 AV 252261
South Pine Rd, Everton Park Mazda 323 10/12/2018 AV 250026
Victoria Tce, Greenslopes Subaru Outback 11/12/2018 AV 187233
Quay St, Brisbane Unknown motorcycle 12/12/2018 AV 250665
Phillips St, Bracken Ridge Hyundai Elantra 12/12/2018 AV 250212
Billan St, Carina Holden Astra 12/12/2018 AV 250561
Horsington St, Morningside Hyundai IX35 12/12/2018 AV 247626
Emulgen Pl, Ferny Grove Yamaha motorcycle 13/12/2018 AV 251950
Burbong St, Chapel Hill Alfa Romeo 147 13/12/2018 AV 250115
Rawlins St, Kangaroo Point Proton Gen 2 13/12/2018 AV 250669
Burn St, Camp Hill Suzuki Swift 13/12/2018 AV 251583
Marquis St, Greenslopes Mitsubishi Express 14/12/2018 AV 250858
Amelia St, Coorparoo Mitsubishi Mirage 14/12/2018 AV 251424
Corymbia Pl, Parkinson Isuzu NKR Series 17/12/2018 AV 250034
Fee St, Chermside Volvo (model unknown) 18/12/2018 AV 250688
Olivia Ave, Salisbury Ford Ranger 18/12/2018 AV 250420
Tufnell Rd, Banyo Holden Astra 19/12/2018 AV 250644
Quay St, Brisbane City Volkswagen Golf 19/12/2018 AV 249289
Commercial Rd, Newstead Taiwan Golden 20/12/2018 AV 253297
Talwong St, Manly West Ford Falcon 27/12/2018 AV 252079
Morrow St, Taringa Mitsubishi Challenger 3/01/2019 AV 251611
Julia St, Wavell Heights Nissan Pulsar 3/01/2019 AV 253103
Eagle Tce, Auchenflower Volkswagen Caravelle 3/01/2019 AV 251490
Alderwood St, Acacia Ridge Nissan Micra 3/01/2019 AV 252765
Esher St, Holland Park West Hyundai iLoad 3/01/2019 AV 244437
Alderwood St, Acacia Ridge Ford Falcon 3/01/2019 AV 252766
Boyd Rd, Nundah Honda Lead 3/01/2019 AV 253199
View St, Annerley Holden Commodore 4/01/2019 AV 252218
Wongara St, Clayfield Toyota Camry 4/01/2019 AV 252815
Algester Rd, Algester Toyota Corolla 4/01/2019 AV 252075
Vendale Ave, Moorooka Holden Commodore 4/01/2019 AV 251287

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. 

Confiscation location Description of article or vehicle Date confiscated Council reference number Auction date
Simpsons Rd, Bardon Subaru Forrrester 27/08/2018 AV 241780 23/01/2019
Harold St, Holland Park Dodge Caliber 24/09/2018 AV 234451 23/01/2019
Regent St, Woolloongabba Toyota Hiace 27/09/2018 AV 243631 23/01/2019
Meadowlands Rd, Carindale Holden Commodore 10/10/2018 AV 246746 23/01/2019
Vanessa St, Sunnybank Toyota Camry 25/10/2018 AV 246928 23/01/2019
Riding Rd, Hawthorne Volkswagen Bora 16/11/2018 AV 249171 23/01/2019
Bell St, Kangaroo Point Subaru Liberty 19/11/2018 AV 248298 23/01/2019
Gympie Rd, Bridgeman Downs Ford Courier 21/11/2018 AV 250024 23/01/2019
Bilyana St, Balmoral Proton Savvy 21/11/2018 AV 249944 23/01/2019
School St, Kelvin Grove Ford Falcon 22/11/2018 AV 247822 23/01/2019
Sandford St, St Lucia Kymco motorcycle 26/11/2018 AV 249025 23/01/2019
Pinedale Cres, Parkinson Volkswagen Golf 26/11/2018 AV 246126 23/01/2019
Coneybeer Pl, Eight Mile Plains Holden Barina 27/11/2018 AV 247766 23/01/2019
Macarthur Ave, Hamilton Peugeot 307 27/11/2018 AV 250222 23/01/2019
Beatrice St, Greenslopes Volkswagen Passat 27/11/2018 AV 248773 23/01/2019


17 January 2019