Waste Regulation and Stewardship Branch, DCCEEW

Regulator function

Waste Management - regulating the export of waste plastic, paper glass and tyres; regulating exports of hazardous waste; administering product stewardship schemes.


  • Hazardous Waste Act 1989
  • Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000
  • Recycling and Waste Reduction Act 2020

Regulated community

  • Manufacturers
  • Importers and exporters
  • Suppliers and consumers in the waste and recycling sector


Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

Internal to department / external entity