Regulations & evidentiary certificates

Regulations

Other regulatory information

Evidentiary certificates

Amendments

Amendments to the Basel Convention lists of wastes came into force in November 2003. The amendments were adopted by Decision VI/35 of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention and details are at:

Regulations

As from April 2003, hazardous wastes may be imported from East Timor under the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) (Imports from East Timor) Regulations 2003 .

As from October 2001, hazardous wastes may be imported from South Pacific Island countries under the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) (Waigani Convention) Regulations 1999 .

Contact us

For further information in relation to the international movement of hazardous waste please contact:

Hazardous Waste Section
Department of the Environment
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia
Phone: 1800 803 772
Fax: 02 6274 1164
Email: hwa@environment.gov.au

You are welcome to call in and see us by appointment.