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Breaching whale

In an historic decision, the Queensland Parliament unanimously passed the Waste Reduction and Recycling (Plastic Items) Amendment Bill 2020 today to ban certain single-use plastics from use.

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Clean Up Australia 2020

Clean Up Australia Day is on Sunday, 1 March 2020. It’s the perfect opportunity to join with family, friends, neighbours and colleagues to remove all the rubbish accumulating in your local park, bushland, beaches and waterways before it kills our wildlife.

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Wildlife Queensland, in partnership with the Boomerang Alliance, achieved some positive outcomes for the environment and wildlife this year as part of our campaign to reduce plastic pollution and litter in Queensland.

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Wildlife Queensland has welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s Plastic Pollution Reduction Plan which includes a proposed ban on single-use takeaway plastics.

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Clean Up Australia Day

Clean Up Australia Day is on Sunday, 3 March 2019. It’s the perfect opportunity to join with family, friends, neighbours and colleagues to remove all the rubbish accumulating in your local park, bushland, beaches and waterways before it kills our wildlife.

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Turtle with plastic bag

Wildlife Queensland took over the Plastic Bag Free Queensland campaign from Queensland Conservation Council in January 2015 and with our colleagues, the Boomerang Alliance who focused on a container refund scheme for bottles and cans, set about lobbying for both a plastic bag ban and container refund scheme. Our Single-use Plastic Free Queensland campaign has gained widespread support and seen some extremely positive wins for wildlife…

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