Seeking views on plastic bag ban

Victorian Members: If you are one of our Victorian members, please note that the Victorian State Government is seeking views from the industry and wider community on potentially banning single-use lightweight plastic shopping bags. A number of states have already introduced similar bans (most recently Queensland) and the NRA strongly urges all Victorian retailers to […]

Retailers work alongside state Government on plastic bag ban roll-out

The National Retail Association has partnered with the Palaszczuk Government in an initiative to guide Queensland retailers through the State’s impending ban on single-use plastic shopping bags. In support of the new legislation that plans to tackle shopping bag litter, the NRA will launch an awareness campaign aiming to inform both the retail sector and […]

Container deposit scheme delayed

container deposit scheme

Policy update: NSW: The biggest initiative to tackle litter in NSW history, the NSW 10 cent container deposit scheme, will now roll out from December 1 this year, after Clean Up Australia, the Boomerang Alliance and industry stakeholders asked for an extension to ensure it would be a world-leading program from day one of operation. The […]