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Applications and forms

The following page provides documents to assist you to understand and meet your waste levy requirements in Queensland.

For further information, email WasteLevyApps@des.qld.gov.au

Exempt waste applications

Residue waste applications

Resource recovery areas

Forms

Guidelines and operational policies

Fees

Fees will apply for some applications while others (e.g. exemptions for charity waste and community litter collections) will not have a fee.

All fees as prescribed in regulation will be rounded down to the nearest coinable amount for receipting purposes. Email WasteLevyApps@des.qld.gov.au for further waste levy fee enquiries.

Fee/Service

Cost

Application for approval of waste as exempt waste under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 (sec 28(4)(c)) – about waste that has been donated to a charitable recycling entity but that can not practicably be re-used, recycling or sold (charity waste)

Nil

Request to amend an approval of waste as exempt waste under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 (sec 33(2)) – for waste that has been donated to a charitable recycling entity but that can not practicably be re-used, recycling or sold (charity waste)

Nil

Application for approval of waste as exempt waste under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 (sec 28(4)(c)) – about waste to be used at a levyable waste disposal site for a purpose necessary for the operation of the site (on-site operational purpose)

$345.30

Application for approval of waste as exempt waste under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 (sec 28(4)(c)) – about waste to be used at a levyable waste disposal site for a purpose necessary for the operation of the site that is made at the same time as an application to amend an environmental authority under the Environmental Protection Act, section 224 (on-site operational purpose with EA amendment)

Nil

Request to amend an approval of waste as exempt waste under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 (sec 33(2)) – for waste to be used at a levyable waste disposal site for a purpose necessary for the operation of the site (on-site operational purpose)

$52.25

Application for approval of waste as exempt waste under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 (sec 28(4)(c)) – about earth contaminated with a hazardous contaminant from land recorded on the environmental management register or contaminated land register (contaminated earth)

$199.60

Request to amend an approval of waste as exempt waste under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 (sec 33(2)) – for earth contaminated with a hazardous contaminant from land recorded on the environmental management register or contaminated land register (contaminated earth)

$52.25

Application for approval of waste as exempt waste under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 (sec 28(4)(c)) – about waste collected by members of the community during an organised event directed at remediating the results of a person having done something that may be an offence under section 103 or 104 of the Act (community events remediation of litter or illegal dumping)

Nil

Request to amend an approval of waste as exempt waste under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 (sec 33(2)) – for waste collected by members of the community during an organised event directed at remediating the results of a person having done something that may be an offence under section 103 or 104 of the Act (community events remediation of litter or illegal dumping)

Nil

Application for discounted rate of waste levy for residue waste under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 (sec 44(2)(c)) – for the first application (discount rate for residue waste)

$248.60

Application for discounted rate of waste levy for residue waste under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 (sec 44(2)(c)) – for each subsequent application (discount rate for residue waste)

$124.20

Request to amend an approval of a discounted rate of the waste levy for residue waste under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 (sec 49(2)) (discount rate for residue waste)

$52.25