Category: New Regulations

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New Regulations for Transporting Lead Acid Batteries

New regulations governing the transportation of lead acid batteries (new & used) are set to be adopted around October 2020, in to the Australian Code for Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Road & Rail (ADGC). Originally scheduled for sign off in July, the National Transport Commission (NTC) has chosen to […]

ADGC Battery Packaging Requirements

What are the ADGC packaging requirements for transporting batteries in a plastic bin? There has been some confusion and industry debate as to what the packaging requirements are when transporting used lead acid batteries in plastic bins or containers and in particular whether the “Additional Requirements” in the Australian Code […]

NSW & Victoria Legislate to Ban Cash Payments by Scrap Metal Industry

The NSW and Victorian governments have enacted legislation this year to ban cash payments by the Scrap Metal Industry. The Scrap Metal Industry Act was introduced to help clamp down on the rapid and anonymous disposal of stolen property such as cars, hot water systems, building materials and parts of […]