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Investigation into the Transport of Waste into Queensland

On Tuesday 15 August 2017, the Queensland Government announced a three month independent investigation regarding waste transportation into Queensland.

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Steven Miles has appointed the Honourable Peter Lyons to lead the investigation in accordance with the terms of reference.

The investigation seeks to understand the financial, economic and regulatory drivers that are giving rise to the transport of waste into Queensland.

An interim report is to be provided to Queensland Government by 18 October 2017, with a final report due by 17 November 2017.

The investigation invites submissions from interested persons, including key stakeholders in the recycling and waste industry. The closing date for submissions is 3pm, 26 September 2017.

Last updated
8 September 2017