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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Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time.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.

Computer and Peripherals Material Project

Prepared by Meinhardt Infrastructure & Environment Group
for Environment Australia
October 2001
ISBN 0642547734

Appendix C: Australian Regulations & Guidelines

List of Relevant Australian Legislation, Regulations & Guidelines
Jurisdiction Legislation / Guideline
Commonwealth Hazard Status of Waste Electrical and Electronic Assemblies or Scrap, October 1999
Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1989
National Environment Protection Measure: Movement of Controlled
Waste Between States and Territories 1998
Australian Capital Territory Environmental Standards: Assessment and Classification of Liquid and Non Liquid Wastes
Environment Protection Act 1997
Environment Protection Regulations 1997
New South Wales Environmental Guidelines: Assessment, Classification and Management of Liquid and Non-Liquid Wastes
Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997
Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Regulation 1998
Protection of the Environment Operations (Waste) Regulation 1996
Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Act 2001
Northern Territory Waste Management & Pollution Control Act 1998
Queensland Environmental Protection Regulation 1998
Environmental Protection (Waste Management) Policy 2000
Environmental Protection (Waste Management) Regulation 2000
South Australia Environment Protection Act 1993
Environment Protection (General) Regulations 1994
Tasmania Environmental Management & Pollution Control Act 1994
Environmental Management & Pollution Control (Waste Management) Regulations 2000
Victoria Environment Protection Act 1970
Environment Protection (Prescribed Waste) Regulations 1998
Environment Protection (Transport) Regulations 1987
Industrial Waste Management Policy (Prescribed Industrial Waste)
Western Australia Environment Protection Act 1986
Environment Protection (Controlled Waste) Regulations 2001
Guidelines for Acceptance of Solid Waste to Landfill 2001
Landfill Waste Classification and Waste Definitions 1996