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8th August

The VWMA Events for October - December, including Matt Nind Golf Day, sponsored by Wastech Breakfast at the RACV, sponsored by TWUSUPER and the Xmas Lunch, sponsored by Bucher Municipal is available HERE.

3rd July 2017

The VWMA Annual Seminar was held 20th June.  Presentations are available HERE

2017 PIW Training Calendar now up

Click HERE to download

VWMA AGM 28 Feb 2017

Congratulations to Chris Ryan Kartaway for being elected President in 2017

Draft Minutes, Annual Report and EPA Presentation available HERE



Thanks to everyone who attended. You can view the presentation HERE

4 August 2016

The FairWork Commission has issued a determination on Annual Leave that covers modern awards, including the Waste Management Award 2010 inserting  new clauses under Section 33 relating to Cashing out of Annual leave. You can read the Determination HERE 

20th June 2016

Waste Management Award Pay Rates  HERE (from 1 July 2016)

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9th June 2016

Presentations from the VWMA Seminar are available HERE

24 May 2016

The Victorian Premier has announced a Ministerial reshuffle. The Hon Lily D'Ambrosio MP has been named the new Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change.  The new Andrews Ministry is available HERE











Latest E-News

Issue 204

Issue 204 has a report on the breakfast addressed by Cheryl Batagol. You can read Issue 204 HERE

Issue 203

  • Issue 203 reports the AGM  You can read Issue 203 HERE

 Waste Snippets

  • An occasional series of waste industry related stories.   You can read WasteSnippets HERE.

Click HERE to view the E-News Archive.


The Victorian Waste Management Association provides members with:

  • A regular newsletter outlining current issues, activities and events the Association is involved in,
  • General industrial relations advice and information on the Waste Management Award 2010 and related issues.
  • Specialist industrial relations representation and enterprise agreement negotiations (member rates)
  • Access to the resources of the Victorian Transport Association, including fuel levy information.
  • Advocacy with government on legislativeand compliance issues in OHS & environmental regulation.
  • Networking events with guest speakers, seminars and a biannual conference.
  • Industry based training courses (member rates).

For more information on Membership of the VWMA please click HERE or contact the VWMA HERE.

Breakfast@RACV Club, Wednesday 31 August 2016

Golf Day Monday 17th October 2016

Spring Valley Golf Club


Breakfast@RACV Club, Wednesday 2nd November

Xmas Lunch Friday 9th December 2016

Bookings for all events on the Events page HERE





The Victorian Waste Management Association offers a range of industry specific training courses. The courses are delivered in various locations across Victoria - Regional operators haven't been forgotten!

Some of the courses on offer include:

Click HERE to find out more training, course dates and locations and/or to download a registration form.

About Us

The Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) is the key division of the Victorian Transport Association representing the waste and recycling sectors.  We are a member based, not for profit association that aims to be the leading association for recycling and waste management in Victoria.

The VWMA works to promote best practice and the highest industry standards through providing Member services and advice on industrial relations,occupational health and safety issues and environmental regulations.

The VWMA represents its members and advocates and lobbies on their behalf on issues and policies affecting them by developing professional relationships with the relevant Government agencies, the wider waste industry and the public

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