Category Archives: Environmental Management Systems

Victoria to Ban e-waste going to Landfill by 1 July 2019

The Victorian government reports that the amount of e-waste generated in Victoria is projected to increase from 109,000 tonnes in 2015 to approximately 256,000 tonnes in 2035. Environment Victoria reports that “Acknowledging the risks and opportunities associated with e-waste, the … Continue reading

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World Environment Day 2018

Happy World Environment Day – how is your Organisation celebrating positive outcomes for the Natural Environment? United Nations reports on the activities that global communities are conducting to celebrate and improve their local natural environment. Today is a good day … Continue reading

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Taking Paper to Glass

Newave Systemation are proud to announce our new alliance with Kontrol4 delivering to your organisation Paper to Glass solutions. Manage your Business Management System from a Dashboard any where anytime. Say good-by to Paperwork – suitable to Civil Industries for … Continue reading

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Compliance News – Welding

Fumes emitted during Welding are deemed a Hazardous Substance to Human Health under Victorian Occupational Health & Safety Regulations 2007.   Welding is regulated in all parts of Australia not only for fume generation risk, but also due to the fact … Continue reading

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Australia – Regional Water Information

A new “Cool Website” for those interested in Regional Water Information – Hydroclimatic Conditions, Water Use, Trends and Averages Visit   http://www.bom.gov.au/water/rwi/#ra_tt/001/2014

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Global Harmonisation – Dangerous and Hazardous Chemicals

Comcare have provided an update on the Global Harmonisation Scheme (GHS) for Dangerous and Hazardous Chemicals.  The Victorian Dangerous Goods Act has adopted the GHS and is in the process of transitioning. The GHS will become effective for states within … Continue reading

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Australian Quarantine Act 1908 renewal

The Biosecurity Act 2015 will replace the Quarantine Act 1908 on 16 June 2016. The supporting Regulations, Determinations and Tools are currently open for public consultation, for further information visit Department of Agriculture and Water Resources. If your organisation either imports … Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001:2015 Transition

The Final Draft for both ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 have been released which shows promise that they will be fully endorsed by September 2015. ISO recommends Organisations already using the standards establish a Training Transition Plan: 1. Identify Gaps … Continue reading

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The Australian Packaging Covenant

Organisations have a level of responsibility regarding the full life cycle of their product packaging.  To encourage Australian Manufacturers to design and adopt sustainable packaging, the Australian Packaging Covenant which was developed in 1999 under the National Environmental Protection (Used … Continue reading

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ISO 14001 Currently being revised

Here is a series of presentations and information from various sources to enable you to understand what ISO14001:2015 Environment Management System,  expected to be released by end of 2015, will mean to your organisation: BSI Group Introducing the ISO 14001 Revision … Continue reading

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