Bulletin - January 2017

Bulletin

Environmental Legislation SA - Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 2016
Australia - Heavy Vehicle National Law - Load capacity issues paper released

Environmental Legislation SA - Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 2016

The Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 2016 commences 2 February 2017 and 1 July 2017. The Act will help provide the tools to effectively deal with litter and illegal dumping in SA and helps to clarify the roles of the Government to reduce confusion. Councils will now be the first point of call for the community regarding local nuisances. More information can be found here.

Australia - Heavy Vehicle National Law - Load capacity issues paper released

The National Transport Commission is seeking feedback on the Increasing heavy vehicle volumetric load capacity without increasing mass limits Discussion paper, following a similar earlier consultation releases in September 2016. The discussion paper explores possible ways to increase the volume of heavy vehicles to increase their productivity. The National Transport Commission is now calling for comments here, until 3 February 2017. More information can be found here.