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Publications archive - Waste and recycling


Key departmental publications, e.g. annual reports, budget papers and program guidelines are available in our online archive.

Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time. It may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. Many archived documents may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available.

Cover of DEH second submission to the productivity commission inquiry into waste generation and resource efficiency

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Productivity Commission inquiry into waste generation and resource efficiency in Australia

DEH second submission
Department of the Environment and Heritage, July 2006

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About the submission

The Productivity Commission's draft report provides a critical review of waste management policy in Australia. Through a principles-based approach, the commission has provided valuable perspectives on the current state of waste policy in Australia.

Although the Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH) supports the key findings of the draft report, there are four important areas that could benefit from further consideration.

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