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Our campaign in Queensland is gaining more support
The Queensland Government has now established two Advisory Committees to assist in the development of a cash for containers scheme and possible plastic packaging bans. I have been appointed on to both committees....
NSW takes first steps towards a ban on plastic bags
Yesterday, Members of the Parliament of NSW from all parties supported a ban on lightweight plastic bags in a parliamentary debate led by MP for...
The Australian Packaging Covenant's black hole
The Boomerang Alliance has disclosed a leaked excerpt of an internal report to the Australian Packaging Covenant (APC) showing misleading plastic packaging recycling rates. The...
Queensland Government Finally Put Plastic Bag Ban on Agenda
The Queensland Government this week announced that they are considering banning plastic bags and other problematic packaging. The decision comes on top of their statement...
Read our new report on Queensland’s Plastic Pollution Crisis
A new report by the Boomerang Alliance and its 32 allied groups, documents Queensland as the most littered state in Australia, with litter rates 40%...
12,472 people call on the NSW government to ban plastic bags
Today the Boomerang Alliance and Plastic Bag Free New South Wales presented a petition signed by 12,344 voters calling on the NSW Government to ban...
Queensland also looks at introducing Cash For Containers
The Queensland government just announced it will “examine what a container deposit scheme (CDS) in the state could look like” and prepare for a public...
We won! Cash for Containers will be implemented in NSW
On the 21st February 2015, after a persistent campaign by the Boomerang Alliance, the NSW government committed to introducing a container deposit scheme (CDS) by...
Finally, A Comprehensive Guide to Managing Tyres Responsibly
With our campaign and headlines in the last 12 months about illegal tyre dumps and fires, public health risks, fines, clean-up notices and prosecutions –...