Regulations and evidentiary certificates

Regulations

Other regulatory information

Evidentiary certificates

Amendments

Amendments to the Basel Convention lists of wastes came into force in November 2003. The amendments were adopted by Decision VI/35 of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention and details are at:

Regulations

As from April 2003, hazardous wastes may be imported from East Timor under the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) (Imports from East Timor) Regulations 2003 .

As from October 2001, hazardous wastes may be imported from South Pacific Island countries under the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) (Waigani Convention) Regulations 1999 .

Contact us

For further information in relation to the international movement of hazardous waste please contact:

Hazardous Waste Section
Department of the Environment
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia
Phone: 1800 803 772
Fax: 02 6274 1164
Email: hwa@environment.gov.au

You are welcome to call in and see us by appointment.