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Safeguard Mechanism – consultation on the landfill capture efficiency rate

August 18, 2021
Please find below a link to the exposure draft for amendments to the Safeguard Rule to set the prescribed gas...
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ALOA’s comments to EPA Vic – Calculating waste levy and allowable rebate claim

July 13, 2021
ALOA wrote to the EPA Victoria's CEO, Lee Miezis to provide ALOA's feedback on the DRAFT EPA Publication 332.8 Calculating waste...
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Safeguard Mechanism Submission

June 2, 2021
See ALOA's recent submission on the Safeguard Mechanism here PLUS Background information on the landfill gas method here Draft Explanatory...
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Victorian Landfill Levies are changing

May 26, 2021
      The Environment Protection Act 2017 (the Act) will come into effect on 1 July 2021. Some key changes to Victorian landfill levies will also take...
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SA EPA Responds to ALOA’s call for a Landfill Community Fund

May 21, 2021
SA EPA has responded to ALOA's call for a Landfill Community Fund. Excerpt of the response below.  Full response here...
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Victorian Landfill Levy Rates

May 14, 2021
Please see the following waste levy fee units/rates for 2021-22: On or after 1 July 2021 and before 1 July...
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ALOA Issues Procedural Fairness Statement

May 5, 2021
        In recent months it has become apparent to ALOA that regulatory bodies have, on occasions, been...
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ALOA seeks your feedback on the proposed Landfill Community fund (LCF)

April 27, 2021
ALOA is seeking feedback from all members on our proposed Landfill Community fund (LCF). In particular we see your views...
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WA post-lockdown transition in place

April 27, 2021
    ALOA has received this advice following the Perth and Peel regions lockdown that took place over the ANZAC...
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Safeguard Mechanism – Response to Submissions paper for feedback

April 27, 2021
ALOA's has received a request from the Safeguard and Industry Policy Division of The Department of Industry Sciences to seek...
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Draft revised Energy from Waste Policy

April 6, 2021
The NSW draft revised Energy from Waste Policy Statement is now open for public comment. View the draft policy here....
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Palaszczuk Government to help upgrade small landfills

April 1, 2021
      The Queensland Government has invested $1 million to help local governments upgrade their landfill infrastructure. The local...
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Waste Levy waived for flood affected areas

March 23, 2021
The NSW Government has waived the waste levy fee for residents disposing of flood generated waste in areas across NSW...
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ALOA seeks guidance from EPA Vic on Proof of Compliance

February 26, 2021
To ensure that our Victorian Members are fully prepared once the audit of the Annual Performance Statement commences, ALOA is seeking...
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ALOA seeks Landfill Community Fund (LCF)

February 21, 2021
ALOA has written to State Environment Ministers in New South Wales, Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria and Queenslinad seeking a landfill...
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04/09/18Consultation on exposure draft amendments to the Safeguard Mechanism
05/07/18Queensland Waste Submission
19/06/18Emissions Reduction Fund landfill gas method review
21/05/18PFAS National Environmental Management Plan
29/03/18Emissions Reduction Fund Safeguard Mechanism Submission
07/02/18New Minimum standards for managing construction and demolition waste in NSW
18/12/17PFAS Impact Regulation Statement
11/12/17Construction Waste Management Reforms
27/10/17ALOA seeks minimum standard for managing construction demolition waste in NSW
23/09/17ALOA’s PFAS National Environmental Management Plan  Submission
21/09/17ALOA’s response to the Senate Standing Committee’s Enquiry in Environment and Communication
21/09/17ALOA’s submission in response to the Energy from Waste Enquiry
21/09/17Queensland investigation into interstate waste transportation
17/07/17Climate Change Review
26/06/17Crediting Period Extension Review
30/01/17SA Waster Reform Amendment Bill
17/01/17Waste Hubs Framework
12/09/16National Waste Report submission
19/09/16Waste Industry Protocol- Suggested audit requirements
19/10/16Letter to NSW Environment Protection Authority 19/10/16
12/07/16SA Landfill Levy
20/06/16ALOA’s submission to Infrastructure Victoria to the document “All things considered published May 2016”
12/04/16Briefing Note – meeting with Adam Bandt MP,   The Greens Climate and Energy spokesperson
15/04/16 Submission – ALOA’s Emission Intensity Benchmark Submission
17/02/16Submission -ALOA’s Climate Change Special Review Submission
15/12/15ALOA AGM – 2015 AGM Chairmans’ Address
04/09/15September Member Update
03/08/15August Member Update
03/08/15Waste Industry Protocol
29/07/15Waste Industry Protocol announcement
27/04/15ALOA’s response to the Emission Reduction Fund safeguard mechanism consultation paper
06/02/15ALOA’s response to the consultation paper ­ ‘Handling of early collected carbon tax charges held by landfill operators’
22/12/14Article, Daily Telegraph, Carbon tax rates rip-off: Greedy councils pocket our cash as NSW government calls for a ‘please explain’
22/12/14Joint statement by ALOA & the Waste Management and Recycling Associations (WCRA) in relation to the NSW Protection of the Environment Operations (Waste) Regulation 2014
16/12/14ALOA AGM 2013/14 Chairman’s Report
12/03/14Letter to Minister Hunt re Emission Reduction Fund – Coverage of the Waste Sector
21/02/14 Submission to the Emissions Reduction Fund Green Paper
14/02/14Letter from Hon Greg Hunt in response to ALOA’s letter of 19/12/13
19/12/13Letter to Hon Greg Hunt, Minister for the Environment,  re Coverage of the Waste Sector under Direct Action
07/11/13Submission ALOA Submission on ERF
 01/11/13Submission ALOA Submission re Draft Carbon Tax Repeal Legislation
07/11/13Letter to Hon Greg Hunt re Draft Carbon Tax Repeal Legislation
01/11/13Submission Draft Carbon Tax Repeal Legislation
01/11/13Letter To Hon Greg Hunt re Draft Carbon Tax Repeal Legislation
23/10/13Recommendation  Response to the draft CPM repeal documentation released last week
04/09/13Direct Action in the Waste Sector
12/08/13Submission Draft Clean Energy Legislation Amendments
17/07/13Letter to Hon Mark Butler, Minister for Environment, Climate Change, Heritage and Water
 29/06/13Letter From Yvette D’Arth, Parliamentary Secretary, Climate Change, Industry and Innovation
29/03/13Letter To Yvette D’Arth, from ALOA and ACOR, Parliamentary Secretary, Climate Change, Industry and Innovation
 21/03/13Letter To Jenny Wilkinson from ALOA, Deputy Secretary DCCEE
Implementation of “carry over” rules
28/02/13Member Recommendation (Updated) Estimating Direct Debit Costs at Landfills

Refer to Archive – Advocacy for pre 2013