The Latest News about our Campaigns

Another victory for the oceans!

We have some exciting news !!  Yesterday Premier Mark McGowan announced that Western Australia will ban plastic bags from July 2018. A time frame has...
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Beyond plastic pollution conference 2017

EARLY BIRD RATES END 15 SEP 2017 - REGISTER NOW! It's been called The Toxic Tide In 2017, the UN Environment Programme acknowledged the growing...
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Plastic Bag Ban & Container Refund Bill Becomes Law in Qld

  We welcome today the unanimous passage of the Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Bill through the Queensland Parliament. The bill confirms a Plastic Bag...
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Urgent Reforms needed for the Waste Industry

Photo: Ms Palaszczuk says operators will be forced to comply with dumping regulations. (ABC News: Ashleigh Stevenson) The Boomerang Alliance is calling for three urgent...
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NSW CDS coordinator & network operator revealed

After a rigorous tender process the NSW Government has announced the appointment of Exchange for Change (big 5 beverage companies) as the Coordinator (CO) and...
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NSW blocks progress on plastic bag bans

The failure of today’s meeting of environment ministers to agree on national coverage of plastic bag bans is due to the intransigence of NSW. Other...
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Breaking: Vic might consider a ban on plastic bags

The Victorian Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio announced last week that Victoria might consider a ban on light-weight plastic bags, saying: "We believe that a national...
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Premier called out on bags at NSW State of the State

Today, Boomerang Alliance was at the annual NSW State of the State where Premier Gladys Berejiklian was the key note speaker. We decided to sneak...
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Woolworths, Coles & Harris Farm Ban the Bag in Australia

  Woolworths & Coles Ban the Bag in Australia Today we welcome the announcement that Woolworths and Coles will ban lightweight plastic bags in their...
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Qld Bag Ban & Container Refund Bill in Parliament

  The Boomerang Alliance has welcomed the tabling of the Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Bill 2017 into the Queensland Parliament today as one of...
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