The Latest News about our Campaigns

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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Give Our Oceans a Voice - NSW, VIC & WA Need to Ban the Bag

We need to ensure our oceans have a voice!   The next couple of months are critical for increasing political pressure to achieve a ban...
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Commonwealth Plan on Marine Debris

The Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy has released the Draft Threat Abatement Plan for the impacts of marine debris on vertebrate marine...
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It’s time to step up your game, Victoria!

Your hard work is paying off! NSW, QLD, ACT and WA all have committed to introduce a deposit scheme on bottles and cans in the...
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Qld Cash for Containers a step closer

The release of the Queensland Government’s Discussion Paper on a Container Refund Scheme (Cash for Containers) on February 18th, 2017 keeps the state on track...
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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 bag ban discussion paper released

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, which...
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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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