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The goal of creating a Circular Economy is slipping through our fingers
Infrastructure
29 February 2024

The goal of creating a Circular Economy is slipping through our fingers

State and Commonwealth Government action is necessary for the National Waste Action Plan to succeed and achieve the 2030 targets

Can QLD achieve the National Waste Targets?
Landfill
20 November 2023

Can QLD achieve the National Waste Targets?

Open letter to Leanne Linard QLD Minister for Environment

Can NSW achieve the national waste targets?
Landfill
3 July 2023

Can NSW achieve the national waste targets?

NSW is heading away from a circular economy. The latest National Waste Report data shows that not only is NSW total waste generation growing but our waste to landfill is also growing.

WA shows the way with waste infrastructure Plan
Infrastructure
6 April 2023

WA shows the way with waste infrastructure Plan

The Draft Western Australian Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan 2023 is out and open for comment until 23 June 2023. This is a significant milestone and a valuable template for other States.  

Shaun Devine joins the MRA team
MRA News
13 December 2022

Shaun Devine joins the MRA team

MRA Consulting Group is proud to welcome Shaun Devine, who has joined our Strategy and Commercial Team as the new Team Leader.

Auditor general report on the National Waste Policy Action Plan
Infrastructure
12 December 2022

Auditor general report on the National Waste Policy Action Plan

The Auditor General’s Report on the effectiveness of the National Waste Policy Action Plan has found that it sets the right targets but is poorly enacted at all levels of government.

Achieving our waste targets
Circular Economy
2 December 2022

Achieving our waste targets

By: Mike Ritchie, MRA Consulting Group In 2019, Australia’s environment ministers and the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) agreed to the National Waste Policy and Action Plan (NWPAP). For the first time, all Governments were committing to collective action on recycling, waste management and the creation of a more Circular Economy. Our governments finally agreed […]

A review of the draft NSW Climate Change Policy and Action Plan
Climate Change
16 November 2022

A review of the draft NSW Climate Change Policy and Action Plan

The NSW EPA has released the draft Climate Change Policy and Action Plan that aims to set the framework for halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 (from 2005 levels), zeroing emissions by 2050, and improving NSW’s resilience to climate change impacts.

The end of waste- Planning and the Circular Economy
Circular Economy
15 September 2022

The end of waste- Planning and the Circular Economy

In, NSW Waste and Sustainable Materials Strategy 2041, the State's most recent waste strategy, the NSW Department of Planning, Infrastructure and Environment has stopped talking about the waste hierarchy and started talking about the circular economy

Growing of professional talent across Organics, Litter & Illegal Dumping and Strategy and Commercial
MRA News
6 July 2022

Growing of professional talent across Organics, Litter & Illegal Dumping and Strategy and Commercial

MRA Consulting Group is proud to announce the addition of three new consultants.

MRA expands its presence in Newcastle
MRA News
1 July 2022

MRA expands its presence in Newcastle

MRA Consulting Group is proud to announce Patrick Arnold, who has joined our Strategy and Commercial Team as Principal Environmental Consultant in Newcastle.

QLD provides the roadmap for Organics
FOGO
21 June 2022

QLD provides the roadmap for Organics

Resource recovery in Queensland has lagged other States for a long time because they have had no landfill levy and that has stifled investment.

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