Australia moves closer to bag bans

Posted on December 16, 2016 by DrRossH in Plastic Limiting Regulations

Sydney, Australia — Australia has moved a step closer to banning single-use high density polyethylene bags after a meeting of the country’s top environment ministers.Federal environment minister Josh Frydenberg recently met in Sydney with his eight counterparts from all Australian

Source: Australia moves closer to bag bans – Plastics News

It is difficult to come to a rational reason as to why Victoria does not commit to a plastic bag ban. So the solution must lie with an irrational (political) reason. With so many studies been done now, a federal senate inquiry (that interviewed dozens of experts) strongly recommending the states adopt a bag ban very soon, numerous submissions by the people of Victoria, other states having one and Vic just vacillating, it makes our politicians look incompetent. Maybe they don’t care about what the public think but are more concerned about campaign donations. That would explain their behaviour