Tracking listed waste movements interstate is a requirement under the National Environment Protection (Movement of Controlled Waste between States and Territories) Measure (NEPM) 1998.
All listed wastes specified in Schedule 2 of the Waste Management and Pollution Control (Administration) Regulations 1998 are required to be tracked.
This is currently achieved in the Northern Territory using consignment authorisation forms and waste transport certificate books.
To get a consignment authorisation:
To get a waste transport certificate:
These processes will be changing later in the year with the introduction of electronic waste tracking through the EPA Online system.
Waste industry operators are advised to contact the Licensing and Approvals team for more information.
This page will be updated as more information becomes available.