• Ballarat area 03 5333 5121
  • Bendigo area 03 5444 1993
  • Castlemaine 03 5472 3555
  • Daylesford 03 5348 1911
  • Maryborough 03 5461 2975
  • Email greg@sludgebusters.com.au


Septic Tank Cleaning

Sludgebusters have been servicing and cleaning septic tanks in regional Victoria for over 20 years. Available in Central Victoria 7 days a week we can solve your septic tank problems, manage your septic tank cleaning and schedule a regular maintenance service of your septic tank. It is generally considered that your septic tank should be cleaned and desludged every three years to avoid costly repairs, blockages and replacements.

Hydro Excavators/Non-destrutive digging

Hydro excavation or non-destructive digging is an excavation method used to safely locate underground fibre optic cables, water mains and gas pipes. The hydro excavation process is a very clean, precise and efficient method of digging while causing minimal damage to the surface above.

Grease Trap Cleaning

Sludgebusters provide grease trap cleaning to many commercial businesses in Ballarat, Bendigo, Castlemaine and surrounding Victorian towns. Cafes, restaurants, canteens, hotels, bars, take away shops and all commercial food preparation areas. Grease trap cleaning is essential for commercial kitchens to avoid costly repairs.

Wastewater Treatment Plant

Sludgebusters cleans all home wastewater systems in including sludge removal, cleaning and ongoing maintenance. New estates now have private treatment plants for recycling as opposed to septic tanks. We can clean and pump out these systems for you including: BioCycle, Taylex, Septech and Aqua-nova. We clean all types of systems.

Septic Blockage

Sludgebusters can pump out and unblock all septic tanks. Septic tanks should be cleaned on a regular basis to avoid leech drains and inlet /outlet pipes blocking up. Septic blockages can be incredibly stressful and inconvenient and blockages typically happen when you least expect it. When you have an urgent blockage and you are in need of professional, efficient and quality septic tank service contact us now. We are available for emergency services 24 hours a day 7 days a week.


Desludging is purely another word for ‘septic tank cleaning’ so if you want desludging in Bendigo or Ballarat or any of the other regions in VIctoria that we service, as listed below, don’t hesitate to contact us at Sludgebusters now.

Toilet Blockage

The most common cause of toilet blockage with a septic system is caused by the septic tank being over full. If this has happened to you please contact us urgently. If this hasn’t happened but you want to avoid it happening in the future you should also give us a call. Prevention is always better than the cure.