Queensland News

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New waste strategy for Queensland: Waste Management and Resource Recovery Strategy

The Queensland Government has released the new waste strategy for Queensland, following a period of consultation which ended in April…[Read More]

Queensland’s Energy from Waste Policy: Discussion Paper

A discussion paper on the proposed role for Energy from waste (EfW) in Queensland has been released.The paper looks at…[Read More]

Hydrogen Industry Development Fund expression of interest: Stream One

Expressions of interest (EOI) are sought by the Queensland Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning for funding to…[Read More]

New State Penalties Enforcement (Waste) Amendment Regulation 2019

The Queensland Government has gazetted the State Penalties Enforcement (Waste) Amendment Regulation 2019.The Regulations amend the penalties in the State…[Read More]

REMINDER: QLD PFAS firefighting foam ban

A reminder that following the development and release of the Operational Policy for the Environmental Management of Firefighting Foam in…[Read More]

Commencement of Qld Waste Levy

The Queensland Government’s waste levy commenced on 1 July 2019.The levy is paid on waste that is disposed of to…[Read More]

Company fined for cardboard litter

The Queensland Department of Environment and Science (DES) has successfully prosecuted a waste transfer company for wilfully contravening a condition…[Read More]

Resource recovery roadmap for Queensland

The Queensland Government is consulting on a draft Resource Recovery Industries 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan.The plan is intended to…[Read More]

QLD Parliament passes bill requiring pollution incident notification

The Queensland Parliament has passed the Health and Other Legislation Amendment Bill, which, amongst other things, empowers the chief executive…[Read More]

Stage 2 of the changes to QLD Environment Protection (WASTE ERA framework) Amendment Regulations to commence – 1 July 2019

The Queensland Government has advised that Stage 2 of the changes to the Environmental Protection (Waste ERA Framework) Amendment Regulation…[Read More]

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