The Latest News about our Campaigns

Queensland Steps Up on Phase-out of Single-Use Plastics

  We welcome the announcement today (November 7, 2019) by the Queensland Government on a new Plastic Pollution Reduction Plan, which includes legislation next year (subject...
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Cairns And Townsville Become 'Plastic Free Places' To Try Save The Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is not only one of the wonders of the natural world, it supports 64,000 jobs in Queensland. But that natural wonder is...
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MEM 2019: Boomerang Alliance Letter of Recommendation to the Environment Ministers

Australia's environment ministers will be meeting in early November to agree on an action plan and Boomerang Alliance sent a letter of recommendations to the...
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Council Plastic Free Event Guide Released

The Boomerang Alliance has released a comprehensive  guide (The Boomerang Alliance Plastic Free Council Event Guide) to provide councils with advice on how to reduce...
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BA Victorian Campaigner Dr Annett Finger on 3AW Drive

Surely the obvious solution for councils if they want to reduce the amount of rubbish collection is Container Deposit Scheme? Boomerang Alliance campaigner in Victoria,...
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Commonwealth Shining Light on Recycling and Plastic Pollution

The appointment of a new Environment Minister for Waste Reduction and special envoy for the Great Barrier Reef committed to stopping plastic pollution is a...
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Fed Election 2019: Where the three Key Political Parties stand on Plastics and Recycling

The Boomerang Alliance released a scorecard below on key party recycling and plastic pollution policies and we call for a greater effort on plastic pollution....
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Fed Election 2019: Plastic Pollution - Why helping our Pacific neighbours is important

Many Asian countries are amongst the biggest contributors when it comes to plastic pollution of the Pacific. They include China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand...
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Aus Electoral Commission (AEC) voting material posted in ‘greenwashed biodegradable' plastic wrap

A recent mailout to all voters from the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has ironically highlighted a key issue that our federal politicians need to address...
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BA joins 20 countries in Clean Planet global action against drink container pollution

With global annual consumption of drink containers reaching 2 trillion, BA joined forces with environment groups in 20 countries across five continents to call for...
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