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Keep up to date and learn what is working to stamp out illegal waste across Australia


This year, the 2023 Illegal Waste Conference takes centre stage to shine a light on the burgeoning challenges of illegal waste. Set against a backdrop of expert-led discussions, breakthrough innovations, and actionable insights, this event promises to catalyse a change like no other.

Why Attend the 2023 Illegal Waste Conference?

1. Industry Expertise: Bringing together a panel of experts, policymakers, environmentalists, and industry professionals, the conference promises unparalleled insights into the problem's roots and potential solutions.

2. Explore better practice: explore how local government can build capacity and capability in handling the increasing incidence of illegal waste

2. Latest Research & Innovations: Understand better practise illegal waste management. Discover the most recent studies, technologies, and methods designed to combat illegal dumping and enhance waste management practices worldwide.

3. Networking Opportunities: Connect with stakeholders from various sectors, including those leading the way. Whether it's potential collaborations, partnerships, or knowledge exchanges, the opportunities are endless.

4. Awareness & Advocacy: Equip yourself with knowledge and tools to advocate for better practice illegal waste management in your Council and beyond.

5. Actionable Strategies: Go beyond the theory and uncover tangible strategies that can be implemented at a local level.

Making a Collective Stand

The challenge of illegal waste is not confined to any one council or community. It's a national, necessitating collective action and a unified stance.

By attending the 2023 Illegal Waste Conference, you're not just gaining knowledge—you're becoming a part of a movement.

Your community and environment deserves more than temporary fixes. As we gather at this pivotal conference, let's pledge to adopt sustainable practices, encourage evidence led waste waste management and enforcement to lead our communities towards a cleaner, greener future.

To register, learn more about the event, or explore sponsorship opportunities, please visit our website

Let’s come together to make a difference.

Infrastructure Victoria warns that future e-waste could greatly exceed the capacity of waste infrastructure, leading to increased illegal dumping or stockpiling. These are issues that are already a concern for e-waste. More here

There has been some progress with the industrial sized waste dump in Mitchell Shire, with the EPA continuing to monitor the site it Wallan, ensuring it meets requirements of the clean-up order previously reported on. More here

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