The Latest News about our Campaigns

Queensland Cash for Containers Scheme a Step Closer

Today's release of the Queensland Government’s Consultation Paper on a Container Refund Scheme (Cash for Containers) keeps the state on track to introduce the scheme...
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Welcome improvement to NSW CDS rollout

We are welcoming the change to the start date of the NSW Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) to the 1st of December 2017 as good policy...
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Queensland Plastic Bag Ban - Have Your Say

The Queensland State Government has announced a plan to ban on lightweight, single-use plastics bags by 2018, and this includes degradable and biodegradable bags. They...
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Thanks to you, 2016 has been an extraordinary year

2016 was a successful year! Wins on container deposits and microbeads; movement on single use plastic bags; and release of our Marine Plastic Pollution Plan....
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Launch of our plan to stop marine plastic pollution

 Last week we held two event nights at Melbourne and Brisbane where we launched our draft Threat Abatement Plan to reduce 70% of Australia's plastic...
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We won! Queensland will ban plastic bags

Fantastic news today! The Queensland Government has just announced the introduction of a ban on single use, lightweight plastic bags. This is a significant step...
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Historic opportunity to ban the bag along the east coast

Together we could get a ban on single-use plastic bags along the Australian's east coast! With your help, the plastic bag ban is on the...
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Calling on Environment Ministers to stop the toxic tide

Dear Ministers, Scientists and community groups have been sounding the alarm on marine plastic pollution – and as you know the 2016 Senate Inquiry, Toxic...
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NSW Container deposit law passes – but we can do better

  The Baird government’s signature environment protection policy – the container deposits scheme (CDS) – risks failing consumers on day 1, because the legislation did...
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