ACT passes plastic ban bill

The Boomerang Alliance of 53 national, state and local NGOs has welcomed the passage of the ACT Plastics Reduction Bill 2020 that bans certain single-use plastics from use in the ACT.

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ACT Plastic Reduction Bill likely to pass in 2021

The ACT Government introduced the Plastic Reduction Bill in the Legislative Assembly on December 2, 2021. Debate and passage of the Bill is expected to occur  early next year with the Bill drafted to commence on July 1 2021. From this date, three key single-use plastic items will be banned in the ACT: single-use plastic …
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ACT transitions single-use plastic phase out

The ACT Government  will transition the phase out of certain single-use plastic following the recent tabling of the exposure draft of the Plastic Reduction Bill 2020. The Bill would also see the ACT become the first jurisdiction to declare public events single-use plastic free, with a focus on designated large-scale events, and in close consultation …
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