To assist businesses in dealing with the financial impacts of COVID-19, the Queensland Government will be deferring the increase of waste levy rates originally scheduled to take effect from 1 July 2020.
A six month deferral to 1 January 2021 has been approved.
This means the levy will stay at $75 per tonne for general waste, and $105 and $155 per tonne for hazardous (regulated) wastes until 31 December 2020.
For further information about the waste levy, please visit the Queensland Government website at www.qld.gov.au/wastedisposallevy.
For further information about COVID-19 support for businesses, please visit the Queensland Government’s dedicated business website at www.business.qld.gov.au.
Landfill operators in Queensland’s levy zone –
Please note you will be provided with further information on the deferral and what it means for your levy obligations and processes.