Australia

  • Lightweight plastic bags banned in all states except New South Wales.
  • Lightweight plastic bags were swapped out for reusable thick 15¢ bags in the two major supermarket chains in all states and territories including New South Wales.
  • Norfolk Island has a voluntary agreement with retailers.
  • South Australia bans Single Use Plastics in 2021.
  • Australia has vowed to phase out plastic cutlery and straws as part of its plan to bin off single-use plastic by 2025.