Inquiry into the Environment Protection Amendment (Banning Plastic Bags, Packaging and Microbeads) Bill 2016

Government Response

The Government response to this report was tabled in Parliament on 18 October 2017.

pdfGovernment Response(PDF 118.24 KB)

 

Hearings and Transcripts

 

Thursday 20 April 2017

Legislative Council Committee Room, Parliament House, Spring Street, East Melbourne

Time Witness Transcript
9.30 am

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Kath Rowley, Executive Director, Climate Change Division

pdfTranscript(PDF 154.49 KB)
10.30 am

MGA Independent Retailers
Jos de Bruin, Chief Executive Officer

pdfTrancript(PDF 127.69 KB)
11.30 am

Australian Retailers Association
Heath Michael, Director Policy, Government and Corporate Relations

pdfTranscript(PDF 132.17 KB)
1.15 pm

Expanded Polystyrene Australia
Becher Townshend, Executive Director
Graham Attwood, Board Member

pdfTranscript(PDF 147.23 KB)
2.00 pm

Australian Institute of Packaging
Dr Carol Lawrence, National President
Keith Chessell, Director Sustainable Packaging Design

pdfTranscript(PDF 129.82 KB)
2.45 pm

Australasian Bioplastics Association
Rowan Williams, President

pdfTranscript(PDF 147.76 KB)
3.30 pm

Victorian Greens
Nina Springle MLC, Bill Sponsor, Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region
Russell Marks, Adviser to Ms Springle

pdfTranscript(PDF 166.93 KB)

 

Thursday 1 December 2016

Legislative Council Committee Room, Parliament House, Spring Street, East Melbourne

Time Witness Transcript
12.30pm

Indigo Shire Council
Cr Jenny O’Connor, Mayor

pdfTranscript(PDF 141.25 KB)
1.15pm

Plastic Bags Free Victoria
Robert Skehan
Dale Martin

pdfTranscript(PDF 178.05 KB)
2.15pm

Boomerang Alliance
Jeffrey Samuel Angel, Director

pdfTranscript(PDF 150.64 KB)
3.15pm

Sea Shepherd
Erin Lindwall, Marine Debris Co-ordinator – Melbourne
Narelle Huxley, Marine Debris Co-ordinator – Melbourne
Trent Williams, Marine Debris Co-ordinator – Mornington Peninsula

pdfTranscript(PDF 177.42 KB)
4.00pm

Associate Professor Mark Osborn
Associate Dean, Biosciences & Food Technology Discipline, RMIT

pdfTranscript(PDF 163.14 KB)