Webinar | Queensland Waste Levy – Impacts to industry one year in: Is the intent of the levy working or does the policy need adjusting?

Published 12th November 20 12:00 AM

Join EIANZ FNQ Division for a webinar to discuss the Queensland waste levy one year on. This event will examine industry change on waste and will explore changes made by waste managers at a local level. Attendees will hear from 3 guest speakers each with their own unique perspective on the topic.

Meet the speakers:

Kylie Hughes | Director, Waste Policy and Legislation, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection
Kylie is an experienced government Policy Director with a demonstrated history in development of waste management and resource recovery policy and legislation. Achievements include development, and introduction, of Queensland's first dedicated waste reduction and recycling legislative framework, including a waste disposal levy in 2011 and Queensland's lightweight plastic shopping bag ban and container refund scheme in 2018.

Robert Ferguson | Lead waste and resource recovery at APWA
Robert is a policy advisor working as a member of the LGAQ Advocacy team (Planning, Development and Environment) who is committed to applying his expertise to advocate for the achievement of the highest standards of public health, waste management and resource recovery whilst maintaining excellence in customer service. He is passionate about value adding to processes through engagement with key stakeholders and community/interest groups ensuring sustainable relationships are both developed and maintained.

Mark Smith | Chief Executive Officer at Waste Recycling Industry
Mark has extensive experience in leading the design, implementation and evaluation of government, community and private sector projects and programs. He is an experienced project and program manager, stakeholder engagement expert, with signature strengths in leadership, problem solving, motivating and coaching, and communication, who uses these strengths to deliver on organisational outcomes and objectives.

Following the webinar there will be an opportunity for those in Townsville to attend a networking function at Townsville Taphouse, City Lane, Townsville after the presentation for drinks, nibbles and networking.

This event will run on Australian Eastern Standard Time.

Event details

When: TBA

Where: Webinar

Cost: $10 members, $20 non-members

Registrations Open: 7th December 20 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 31st December 21 11:59 PM

Contact: EIANZ Central Office on 03 8593 4140 or

Register now and secure your attendance

Published 12th November 20 12:00 AM