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Qld Waste Reduction and Recycling Strategy 2010-2020
Queensland’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Strategy 2010-2020 (the Strategy) provides a long-term strategic direction for waste management and resource recovery over the next 10 years. The goals of the Strategy are to: reduce waste; optimise recovery and recycling; and develop sustainable waste industries and sustainable jobs. To achieve the goals, the Strategy is supported by five key elements

Waste Reduction Amendment Bill 2012
The Waste Reduction and Recycling and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012amends a range of legislation administered by the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection. The Bill amends: the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 to finalise implementation of the Government’s commitment to repeal the waste levy. These amendments complete the Government’s commitment to repeal the waste lev

Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Regulation (No. 2) 2012
The Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Regulation (No. 2) 2012 amends the Waste Reduction and Recycling Regulation 2011. The Regulation is subordinate legislation under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011. The Act contains regulation making powers, including the ability to make a regulation about used packaging. This amendment regulation gives effect to the provisions of the National E

Environmental Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014
The Bill amends the Biological Control Act 1987, the Coastal Protection and Management Act 1995, the Environmental Offsets Act 2014, the Environmental Protection Act 1994, the Nature Conservation Act 1992, the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 and the Wet Tropics World Heritage Protection and Management Act 1993. The Bill amends the Environmental Protection Act to require auditor certificati

Waste Reduction and Recycling
The Government announced in July 2016 that it wold be introducing a Container Refund Scheme (CRS). A discussion paper was released in February 2017. A discussion paper on implementing a light weight plastic shopping bag ban was released in November 2016. Stakeholder feedback from responses to the two separate discussion papers indicated overwhelming public support for the initiatives. Legislatio

Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Bill 2017
The Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Bill 2017 (the Bill) seeks to implement the legislative framework for a container refund scheme (CRS) and a lightweight plastic shopping bag ban, and to make provision for streamlining and improving the End of Waste Code framework. This will provide Queensland with the opportunity to increase the rate of recycling and to reduce litter. The CRS provisions

Implementing a Queensland Waste Disposal Levy
On 20 March 2018, the Queensland Government announced it would develop a comprehensive waste and recycling strategy for Queensland underpinned by a waste disposal levy. The strategy is being developed following the investigation into the transport of waste into Queensland, led by Justice Peter Lyons QC, completed in 2017. A Directions Paper has been developed that outlines the directions for Queen

Waste Reduction and Recycling (Waste Levy) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018
In March 2018, the Queensland Government committed to developing a recycling, resource recovery and waste management strategy, underpinned by a waste disposal levy (the levy) that did not directly impact Queensland households. The levy is intended to act as a price signal that encourages waste avoidance and resource recovery behaviour, and discourages disposal as the first option. Public consultat

Waste Reduction and Recycling Regulations - Container Refund Scheme and Waste ERA Framework
On 7 September 2018, the Review of the Regulated Waste Classification and Waste- Related Environmentally Relevant Activity (ERA) Frameworks Decision Regulatory Impact Statement was published. The Environmental Protection (Waste ERA Framework) Amendment Regulation 2018 subject of the regulatory impact statement amends the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008 to reform the environmentally releva

Draft Waste Management and Resource Recovery Strategy for Queensland
In March 2018, the Queensland Government committed to developing a recycling, resource recovery and waste management strategy, underpinned by a waste disposal levy. In 2017, the Queensland Government undertook a review of the current Queensland Waste Avoidance and Resource Productivity Strategy (2014–2024). In early 2018, The Interim Report: Economic opportunities for Queensland’s waste industry p

Waste Reduction and Recycling (Waste Levy) Amendment Regulation 2019
In March 2018, the Queensland Government committed to developing a recycling, resource recovery and waste management strategy, underpinned by a waste disposal levy (the levy) that did not directly impact Queensland households. The levy is intended to act as a price signal that encourages waste avoidance and resource recovery behaviour and discourages disposal as the first option. The Waste Reducti

Waste Management and Resource Recovery Strategy and Energy from Waste Policy
In March 2018, the Queensland Government committed to developing a recycling, resource recovery and waste management strategy, underpinned by a waste disposal levy. The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Strategy (the Strategy) has been informed by the review of the current Queensland Waste Avoidance and Resource Productivity Strategy (20142024) published in June 2018, the outcomes of public

Mineral and Energy Resources (Financial Provisioning) Bill 2018
The Mineral and Energy Resources (Financial Provisioning) Bill 2018 establishes a financial provisioning scheme to replace the current financial assurance arrangements for resource activities and a legislative basis for the Mined Land Rehabilitation framework. The Bill will require mine operators with a site specific environmental authority to prepare a plan for how and when mined land is rehabil

Waste Reduction and Recycling (Plastic Items) Amendment Bill 2020
On 7 November 2019, the Queensland Government released Tackling Plastic Waste – Queensland’s Plastic Pollution Reduction Plan (the Plan). The Plan identifies and prioritises actions to reduce plastic waste and the economic and environmental impacts of plastic pollution. To help meet these objectives, a key action of the Plan is the introduction of legislation to enable a ban on the supply of singl

Single Use Plastic Items Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement
Local, state and national governments in Australia and around the world have identified that there are significant environmental, community and economic impacts associated with plastic in the environment. Although there is no comprehensive data available on the amount of single use plastic used in Queensland, it is reported that Australians use an estimated 10 million plastic straws per day. The h

Lapsed Legislation for reintroduction to Legislative Assembly
The Parliament was dissolved on 6 October 2020 for the 2020 State election, held on 31 October 2020. The dissolution had significant effects on the Parliament as follows: All business on the Notice Paper including Government Bills, Private Members Bills and Questions On Notice lapsed; All notices of motions remaining on the Notice Paper such as revocation motions lapsed, except for disallowance m