In June 2018 Norway proposed amendments to the Basel Convention, to minimise marine pollution and the illegal dumping of plastic waste. The amendments will be considered in April 2019, at the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties.
The Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018 has now passed into law, having received Royal Assent on 3 September 2018. This downloadable publication covers the key changes, practical impacts and issues for business arising from the Act.
The Queensland Government has released a Directions Paper, ‘Transforming Queensland’s Recycling and Waste Industry’, announcing a levy on waste disposal and a more comprehensive waste management strategy.
The long-awaited Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 is now before parliament, commencing the biggest environmental regulatory shake-up in Victoria in decades. What are the key reforms proposed?