Statewide waste planning

Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan

Launched in June 2015, the Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan (SWRRIP) is led by Sustainability Victoria on behalf of the Victorian Government.

The SWRRIP is the first of its kind in Australia to provide a long-term vision and roadmap to guide future planning for waste and resource recovery infrastructure in the state.

The vision of the SWRRIP is to develop an integrated statewide waste and resource recovery system that continues to provide an essential community service.

Amendments to the SWRRIP

In 2016, SV identified the need to amend the SWRRIP to incorporate key information identified in the development of the seven Regional Waste and Resource Recovery Implementation Plans (Regional Implementation Plans).

These amendments will ensure statewide directions reflect regional infrastructure needs and priorities.

SV will also take the opportunity to update its data and clarify particular chapters in the SWRRIP to ensure it reflects changes in policy, strategy and broader government activities.

SV is consulting with key waste and resource recovery stakeholders on the draft amendments to the SWRRIP.

The Victorian public can comment on the amended SWRRIP through the Victorian Government's Online Consultation platform, Engage Victoria at www.engage.vic.gov.au/swrrip

Submissions are invited until 5pm Thursday 31 August 2017.

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SWRRIP Amendment Consultation Draft

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SWRRIP Amendment Consultation Draft

Correction to SWRRIP Amendment Consultation Draft

Sustainability Victoria has identified incorrect data in the SWRRIP Amendment Consultation Draft document published before 9 August 2017. This has now been rectified in the published versions above (9 August 2017). The corrections are described in the SWRRIP Amendment Consulation Draft - Data Revision Summary document

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SWRRIP Amendment Consultation Draft - Data Revision Summary

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SWRRIP Amendment Consultation Draft - Data Revision Summary

Plan implementation

The SWRRIP is being implemented in consultation with the seven Regional Waste and Resource Recovery Groups and other state government agencies, local government and industry.

The SWRRIP’s initiatives for the next 5-10 years are illustrated in the diagram. To learn more about these, click on the links below.

Statewide Waste & Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan

Seven 10 year Regional Waste and Resource Recovery Implementation Plans (regional implementation plans)

Victorian Waste Education Strategy

Victorian Market Development Strategy for Recovered Resources

Victorian Organics Resource Recovery Strategy

Investment Facilitation Service

Waste Data Service

Contact

If you have any questions or would like more information, please email swrrip@sustainability.vic.gov.au

Reporting on progress

SV monitors the implementation of the SWRRIP and is currently establishing indicators of effectiveness. Reports will be published shortly.

Documents and more information

The SWRRIP was released in 2015 by the Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment, Anthony Carbines. To learn more about its purpose, how it was developed via consultation and how it will be implemented see the links and documents below.

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Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan Victoria 2015-44

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Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan Victoria 2015-44

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Snapshot: Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan Victoria 2017-46
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Snapshot: Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan Victoria 2017-46
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Frequently Asked Questions: Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan
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Frequently Asked Questions: Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan
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Economic Assessment 2014: Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan Victoria 2015-44
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Economic Assessment 2014: Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan Victoria 2015-44