Waste Strategy South

Waste Strategy South (WSS) is a committee of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority.

The committee was established to facilitate strategic planning for waste management in southern Tasmania and to implement activities outlined in the Southern Waste Management Strategy and the Regional Action Plan.

Waste Strategy South coordinates municipal and non-municipal waste minimisation programs, infrastructure developments, waste stream performance monitoring, education and marketing programs – including participation in statewide initiatives – among other functions.

Member Councils


  • Mayor Alex Green  (Chair) and David Cundall     Southern Midlands Council
  • Clr Leigh Gray and Heath McPherson     Brighton Council
  • Deputy Mayor Jim Allwright    Central Highlands Council
  • Ald Beth Warren and Ross Graham    Clarence City Council
  • Clr Julie Triffett and David Bradford   Derwent Valley Council
  • Melanie Kelly / Tony Pollard     Glamorgan Spring Bay Council
  • Tedd Ross    Glenorchy City Council
  • Ald Tanya Denison and Glenn Doyle     Hobart City Council
  • Deputy Mayor Sally Doyle and Amanda Blakney    Huon Valley Council
  • Stuart Baldwin/David Reeve    Kingborough Council
  • Mayor Kerry Vincent/Clr Melinda Reed and Russell Fox    Sorell Council
  • Clr Jan Barwick    Tasman Council