WA Budget allocates $35M to support export ban

The Western Australian Government has allocated $30 million in infrastructure grants funding to support the implementation of the Council of Australian Governments’ forthcoming waste export bans.

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NSW EPA to consider health impacts in prosecutions

The NSW EPA has updated its Prosecution Guidelines, which identify the factors the EPA takes into account when deciding whether to launch legal proceedings, including prosecutions, under the EPA’s environment protection legislation.

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What the Federal Budget means for the waste sector

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg revealed a $249m boost for the waste and recycling industry as part of the Federal Budget announcement on Tuesday evening,  in the hopes of stopping more than 600,000 tonnes of waste ending up in landfill and also creating industry jobs.

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