Media Releases

  • Dealing with the garbage–Rethinking Australia’s Waste

    The House Standing Committee on Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources today launched an inquiry into Australia’s Waste Management and Recycling Industries.

    Media release issue date: Friday, 25 October 2019

    Committee Secretariat contact:

    Committee Secretary
    Standing Committee on Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources
    PO Box 6021
    Parliament House
    Canberra ACT 2600

    Phone: +61 2 6277 4114
    Fax: 02 6277 2220

    About this inquiry

    On Wednesday 23 October 2019 the Committee adopted an inquiry referred by the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews MP, asking the Committee to inquire into and report on innovative solutions in Australia’s waste management and recycling industries.
    Track Inquiry

    Upcoming Public Hearings

    10 Jun 2020: Canberra
    17 Jun 2020: Canberra

    Past Public Hearings

    04 Mar 2020: Canberra
    26 Feb 2020: Canberra
    04 Dec 2019: Canberra


    Inquiry Status

    Accepting Submissions


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