Tasmanian Waste and Resource Recovery Board

The Tasmanian Waste and Resource Recovery Board is established under the Waste and Resource Recovery Act 2022 and will play a major role in advising Government on the direction for waste management, resource recovery, and the Circular Economy in Tasmania.

The Board has a number of functions and powers, including to provide advice and recommendations to the Minister, prepare and assess the effectiveness of a waste strategy and operational plan, promote and support resource recovery activities across the State, promote market and local infrastructure development, oversee the use of waste levy funds, and administer several assistance programs as specified in the Act.

Expressions of Interest - Waste and Resource Recovery Board

The Tasmanian Government opened Expressions of Interest for membership of the inaugural Tasmanian Waste and Resource Recovery Board. ​The Board is a key part of the Government’s policy to reduce waste going to landfill and increase resource recovery in Tasmania.

T​​he Board will consist of between five to seven members appointed by the Minister. The skills, experience, knowledge, and other criteria required by Board members include: waste management; remote area waste management; resource recovery; industry development; regional development; finance; public sector administration; risk management; corporate governance; and a function, or a vocational interest, relevant to the functions of the Board.

Appointments to the Board will be for a period of up to ​four years.

Applications are now closed. 

For further enquiries about the Tasmania Waste and Resource Recovery Board, please email alasdair.wells@nre.tas.gov.au



Waste Initiatives
Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania
134 Macquarie Street
Hobart TAS 7000
Email: Waste.Initiatives@nre.tas.gov.au