former Standing Council on Environment and Water

(incorporating the National Environment Protection Council)

National Waste Policy: Less Waste, More Resources - Status Report November 2010

Environment Protection and Heritage Council, 2010

The National Waste Policy establishes Australia’s waste management and resource recovery agenda across six key directions for the period to 2020.

Sixteen priority strategies that build on these key directions and give focus to the work of individual jurisdictions are also identified in The National Waste Policy Implementation Plan. (The Implementation Plan).

The Implementation Plan provides milestones for reporting on action against each of the 16 strategies identified in the National Waste Policy, over the period of 2010-2015. 

The National Waste Policy: Less Waste, More Resources - Status Report November 2010 reports on progress against the 2010 milestones identified in The National Waste Policy Implementation Plan andprogress against remaining longer term milestones.