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Vic Recycling Review

August 7, 2020
Further to a recent parliamentary enquiry, the Essential Service Commission is undertaking a review on the waste and resource recovery...
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ALOA launches Associate Membership

August 5, 2020
To help inform our members about key developments, products and services, ALOA has launched a new Associate Member package to...
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Safeguard Mechanism Update

August 4, 2020
The Safeguard Mechanism was amended in March 2019. Calculated baseline applications have been simplified by giving businesses the option to...
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Waste export ban to start from January 2021

July 25, 2020
The waste export ban was due to commence on 1 July 2020. After consulting with industry and as a result...
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Post fire correspondence

July 22, 2020
Correspondence copied from the Ipswich Mayor's Facebook feed regarding the Cleanaway stockpile fire in July. Click on each letter to...
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Queensland End of Waste Code

July 20, 2020
View the code here
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ALOA Opposes West Gate Tunnel Regulations

July 16, 2020
ALOA has made a submission to opposed the West Gate Tunnel regulations, which will prevent third party appear rights -...
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Regulations published for Qld waste levy increase deferral

July 1, 2020
1 July 2020 waste levy increase deferred for six months To assist businesses in dealing with the financial impacts of...
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Vic glass recycling site clean-up complete

June 25, 2020
On 30 June 2020, the EPA completed an intervention to reduce fire risk at the former Glass Recycling Services (GRS)...
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Recycling Victoria commits to new Waste and Recycling Act & Authority

June 12, 2020
Recycling Victoria has committed to develop a new waste and recycling Act and waste authority.  The Act will seeks to:...
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NGERS Proposed Amendments

June 4, 2020
The proposed amendments: Update emission factors based on updated Global Warming Potentials (GWPs) that convert non-carbon dioxide gases into carbon dioxide...
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Release of the Technology Investment Roadmap

May 20, 2020
Please find communication ALOA has received regarding the Technology Investment Roadmap Today, the Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, the...
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Safeguard Mechanism – COVID19 related transition

May 12, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction has amended the Safeguard Rule to extend...
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Victorian Waste Levy Freeze

May 8, 2020
DELWP has confirmed the landfill levy freeze.  Below is a summary of changes with links to media releases and further...
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20 Year Waste Strategy Submission

May 6, 2020
Read ALOA's submission 2020 DPIE - 20 Year Waste Strategy
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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