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A genuine bag ban in Victoria needs 5 mins of your time
This is an important call to action. We need you to respond to the Victorian government's "Reducing Plastic Pollution" Discussion Paper. It won't take more than a...
The bumpy road to container deposit in NSW
The NSW Container Deposit Scheme (Return and Earn) started on 1 December. It’s the first modern scheme in Australia (there are older systems in South...
Qld Election: Who's acting to reduce plastic litter?
Boomerang Alliance asked political parties in Queensland about their policies on plastic litter and waste reductions. With a plastic bag ban and container refund scheme...
Queensland Election - Our Policy Recommendations
The last three years in QLD have been significant for plastic reduction policies. A ban on plastic bags and a Container Refund Scheme are now law, with...
Victoria will ban plastic bags - Where are you NSW?
Have you heard the news? Yesterday Premier Daniel Andrews announced that Victoria will ban single-use lightweight plastic bags. Thank you so much for supporting our...
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...
Beyond plastic pollution conference 2017
It's been called The Toxic Tide In 2017, the UN Environment Programme acknowledged the growing body of research highlighting Marine Plastic Pollution as a significant...
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...
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...
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...