Public Submissions: Draft Waste and Resource Recovery Bill 2021

Public comment was invited on the draft Bill. Submissions closed on 12 March 2021. A summary of submissions has been compiled to provide an overview of the feedback received. This summary is not intended to reflect the Tasmanian Government position on waste and resource recovery, nor is it intended to exhaustively represent the views of the submissions on the draft Waste and Resource Recovery Bill 2021 from individuals or organisations.​

  Summary Consultation Report - Waste and Resource Recovery Bill 2021   (270Kb)

The submissions have been compiled in the following documents and are ordered according to submission number. Other than indicated within the submission documents, submissions are treated as public information and are published on this website. No personal information other than an individual's name or the organisation making a submission is published.​

  Waste and Resource Recovery Bill 2021 - Submissions 1 to 10   (2Mb)

  Waste and Resource Recovery Bill 2021 - Submissions 11 to 20   (3Mb)

  Waste and Resource Recovery Bill 2021 - Submissions 21 to 31   (1Mb)

Table of S​ubmissions

​Central Highlands Council
​Huon Valley Council
​West Coast Council
​The Australian Industry Group
Southern Tasmanian Waste Management Group
​Resource Work Cooperative Society Limited 
​Tasmanian Minerals, Manufacturing & Energy Council
​George Town Council
​Don Thwaites
Copping Refuse Disposal Site Joint Authority
Recovery (Tas) Pty Ltd
​Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation
​National Retail Association
​Charitable Recycling Australia
Australian Council of Recycling
Mornington Park Waste Transfer Station
Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association Australia
​Tasmanian Farmers and Growers Association
Clarence City Council
Circular Head Council
​Ann McGinniss
​Devonport City Council
​Local Government Association Tasmania
​Business Action Learning Tasmania
​S.G.T Research and Development
​Startup Tasmania Inc.
​Housing Industry Association Limited
​City of Launceston

Important info​rmati​​on to note

  • ​We are committed to ensuring Government information is accessible and easily understood by people with diverse communication need, and therefore we asked that submissions are in plain English and provide​d in a format such as PDF, Microsoft Word or equivalent. The Government cannot however take responsibility for the accessibility of documents provided by third parties.  
  • The individual's name (or the name of the organisation) has been published unless it was requested otherwise. In the absence of a clear indication that a submission is intended to be treated as confidential (or parts of the submission), the Department has treated the submission as public. ​
  • Information provided to the Government may be provided to an applicant under the provisions of the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI).