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Victorian Review of Landfill BPEM

December 22, 2023
Letter from EPA Vic to ALOA regarding the Review of Landfills BPEM READ THE LETTER
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Chair’s Address

November 16, 2023
CHAIR’S ADDRESS - ALOA AGM 2023 Welcome to the Australian Landfill Owners Association’s (ALOA) fifteenth Annual General Meeting. ALOA stands...
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Member feedback sought on Emissions Avoidance Methods and Method Reform

October 27, 2023
ALOA is engaging with the Emissions Reduction Division of the Carbon Crediting Branch of the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment...
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Contemporary Landfill Issues – Webinar 15 November 2023

October 11, 2023
Join us for our annual modern landfill webinar on  ON: Wednesday 15 November from 10 am- 12.30pm VIA: Zoom FREE...
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Notice of 2023 AGM and Call for Nominations

October 3, 2023
Notice of 2023 Annual General Meeting and Call for NominationsAustralian Landfill  Owners Association Ltd (ACN 126 573 779) The Annual General...
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Contemporary Landfill Issues – Call for Papers

September 2, 2023
The landfill industry faces more challenges than ever before, with emerging new technologies and increasing compliance as we head towards...
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Operational purpose deductions from the waste levy

May 27, 2023
Join letter sent to the NSW EPA from ALOA and The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR)...
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NGERS Amendements Submission

April 28, 2023
ALOA made another submission to the Department of Industry Science and Resources on the proposed NGERS amendements. NGERS Submission
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NGERS Submission

March 13, 2023
ALOA has made a submission to provide feedback on the proposed NGERS amendments, seeking to assist landfill operators as well...
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Submission on Draft Landfill Licensing Guidelines & the EPA’s Response

March 2, 2023
ALOA's  letter HERE  EPA's response HERE ALOA made a submission to the EPA VIC, providing comment on the current Landfill Licensing...
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ALOA’s response to Draft Safeguard Mechanism Reforms

March 2, 2023
Under the prosed Safeguard Mechanism reforms, ALOA submits that the 75% collection efficiency cap built into NGERS has the effect of...
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Release of exposure draft legislation – Safeguard Mechanism

February 1, 2023
An exposure draft of the Safeguard Mechanism Legislation Amendment (2023 Measures No. 1) Regulations 2023 is available for consultation on the...
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NSW Climate Change Policy and Action Plan 2023-26

January 20, 2023
  The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has released it Climate Change Policy and Action Plan 2023-26.   You can find a copy HERE...
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Notice of AGM and Call for Nominations

October 18, 2022
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2022 - Australian Landfill  Owners Association Ltd (ACN 126 573 779) The Annual General Meeting of the members of...
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Victoria – Fees waived for flood waste

October 18, 2022
View PDF Version FEES WAIVED FOR FLOOD WASTE  Monday, 17 October 2022 Waste levy waiver and gate fee rebate for...
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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