About this inquiry

An inquiry into the waste and recycling industry in Australia including issues relating to landfill, markets for recycled waste and the role of the Australian Government in providing a coherent approach to the management of solid waste.


Past Public Hearings

30 Apr 2018: BRISBANE, QLD
21 Mar 2018: CANBERRA, ACT
14 Mar 2018: SYDNEY, NSW

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Inquiry Status

Report tabled

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Waste and recycling industry in Australia

An inquiry into the waste and recycling industry in Australia including issues related to landfill, markets for recycled waste and the role of the Australian Government in providing a coherent approach to the management of solid waste. This inquiry will report by ​29 November 2017.

The closing date for submissions is 20 October 2017.

On 14 November 2017 the Senate granted an extension of time to report until ​13 June 2018​.

On 12 June 2018 the Committee presented a progress report recommending that the Senate grant an extension of time to report until 26 June 2018.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
ec.sen@aph.gov.au

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