The Latest News about our Campaigns

Commonwealth fails to take national action

Today’s meeting of the nation’s Environment Ministers has signalled urgent action will need to be taken by individual states in order to resolve regulation of...
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Supermarket Inquiry- What We Have Asked For

The ACCC has been taking submissions from interested parties about the major supermarkets. This has largely been focused on pricing and whether there has been...
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Global Plastic Treaty an Update

The most recent negotiation session for a global marine plastic treaty (Ottawa, Canada 23-29 April 2024) was frustrating and disappointing for many delegates hoping for more...
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Boomerang Alliance have called on major supermarkets to change soft plastics labels

In a recent investigation on supermarket practices, we found that many products that used soft plastic wrapping still had labels advising consumers to return the wrapping...
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The Boomerang Alliance calls on Senate to support a National Circular Economy

In its submission to the Senate Inquiry on Commonwealth waste and recycling policies, the Boomerang Alliance has called for Commonwealth action to fix national waste...
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Tasmania- Time to catch up with other States and Territories on Problem Plastics

The Boomerang Alliance is calling on the next Tasmanian government to commit to a catch up with other States on phasing out problem plastics. Whilst...
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NSW Plastics Plan 2023 - HAVE YOUR SAY

The NSW Government has released its Plastic Plan - Next Steps. The plan follows up on bans on straws, cutlery and other problem plastic items...
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IF QLD CAN DO IT… CALL ON STATES TO EXPAND 10C REFUNDS FOR WINE, SPIRITS

With the successful inclusion of wine and spirit bottles in the Qld 10c refund scheme on 1 November, industry and environment groups have joined together...
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Soft Plastics Action

The soft plastics producers and retailers are gearing up to propose a product stewardship scheme. Some useful research was released at the National Soft Plastics...
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National Soft Plastics Summit: Producers and Retailers urged to fastrack solution

The Boomerang Alliance has today challenged the packaging industry to take full responsibility, implement effective collections and pay for the costs of soft plastic waste...
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