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Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Environment

Summary

Introduced with the Recycling and Waste Reduction (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2020, Recycling and Waste Reduction Charges (General) Bill 2020, Recycling and Waste Reduction Charges (Customs) Bill 2020 and Recycling and Waste Reduction Charges (Excise) Bill 2020, the bill establishes a framework to: regulate the export of waste materials, in line with the agreement to ban the export of waste plastic, paper, glass and tyres by the Council of Australian Governments in 2020; manage the environmental, health and safety impacts of products, in particular those impacts associated with the disposal of products; and provide for voluntary, co-regulatory and mandatory product stewardship schemes.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/08/20  
Second reading moved 27/08/20  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
STEGGALL, Zali, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 1031]
WHISH-WILSON, Sen Peter

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1052]
WHISH-WILSON, Sen Peter

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1043]
WHISH-WILSON, Sen Peter

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1032]
WHISH-WILSON, Sen Peter

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1030]
WHISH-WILSON, Sen Peter

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1029]
WHISH-WILSON, Sen Peter

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes