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Featured on this page are lobbying activities undertaken by ALOA:
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WA Minister’s COVID19 Response to ALOA

April 30, 2020
See the WA Minister for the Environment's (Minister Dawson) response to our COVID-19 Restrictions letter here Our original letter here...
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Postponement of Environment Protection (Amendment) Act 2018

April 23, 2020
We have been advised by Cathy Wilkins, the CEO of the EPA that following a sitting of Parliament on Thursday...
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WA Dept of Water COVID Update

April 22, 2020
  The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) continues to provide services and remains open for business during the...
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EPA NSW Fact Sheet

April 20, 2020
Read the EPA NSW Fact Sheet on COVID here
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SA Minister’s Response on COVID-19 Restrictions

April 15, 2020
See the Qld Minister for the Environment’s (Minister Spiers) response to our COVID-19 Restrictions letter See our original letter here...
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NT Minister’s Response on COVID-19 Restrictions

April 8, 2020
See the NT Minister for the Environment’s (Minister Lawler) response to our COVID-19 Restrictions letter here Our original letter here...
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The Perils of PFAS – Navigating Civil Liability

April 5, 2020
The Perils of PFAS by Norton Rose is designed to help you navigate the issues surrounding PFAS, a contaminant which is...
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DWER WA update on statutory obligations under COVID-19

April 3, 2020
3 April 2020 Important update from the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation WA regarding statutory obligations and Coronavirus (COVID-19) What...
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Qld Minister’s Response on COVID-19 Restrictions

March 31, 2020
See the Qld Minister for the Environment’s (Minister Enoch) response to our COVID-19 Restrictions letter here Our original letter here...
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Tasmanian Minister’s Response on COVID-19 Restrictions

March 25, 2020
See the Tasmanian Minister for the Environment’s (Minister Jaenesch) response to our COVID-19 Restrictions letter Our original letter here All...
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COVID-19 Restrictions – ALOA Urgently Calls for landfill Industry to be considered Essential Travel

March 24, 2020
ALOA has written to all National and State Environment Ministers URGENTLY calling for the landfill industry to be considered essential...
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Victoria’s Public Engagement Framework

February 17, 2020
See the Consultation Draft here The draft framework attempts to consolidate the numerous consultations now required when engaging communities.  It...
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Vic Submission – Proposed Buffer Area Overlay Guide

February 17, 2020
See ALOA's Submission here (Victoria)
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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

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