Morrison government tips extra $60m into modernising waste and recycling

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated March 20 2022 - 8:19pm, first published 11:30am
The focus on single-use plastics is getting a $60 million boost. Picture: Shutterstock

The Morrison government is tipping $60 million into efforts to modernise waste and recycling in Australia, particularly targeting problem single-use plastics such as bread bags and chip packets.


Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on