Dataset: National Waste Management Database


Description

The National Waste Management Database (upgraded) presents the spatial locations of Australia's known landfills, waste transfer stations and a large number of waste reprocessing facilities. The data are a compilation of Australian, jurisdictional government, council and industry databases.

The purpose of the National Waste Management Database is to support decision makers from industry, governments and other interested parties make better, and more informed decisions based on evidence based information.

The National Waste Management Site Database fields include:

NAME - Name of the feature.
LANDFILL - Landfill classification (Closed, Not Applicable, Operating, Unknown)
REPROCESSING - Recycling plant classification (Closed, Not Applicable, Operating, Unknown)
TRANSFERSTATION - Transfer station classification (Closed, Not Applicable, Operating, Unknown)
OPERATOR - Operator of the facility
OWNER - Owner of facility
SITEID - Geoscience Australia generated unique ID for feature
SITEADDRESS - Street address of feature
SITESUBURB - Suburb feature located in
POSTCODE - Postcode for feature
STATE - State feature located in
FEATURERELIABILITY - Reliability/currency date of FEATURESOURCE
FEATURESOURCE - Image or file name used to validate/digitize feature
ATTRIBUTERELIABILITY - Reliability/currency date of ATTRIBUTESOURCE
ATTRIBUTESOURCE - Authority, Organisation sourced for validating feature
PLANIMETRICACCURACY - Planimetric accuracy of image used to digitize the feature
SPATIALCONFIDENCE - 1 to 5 (1 bad - 5 excellent) rating of spatial and attribute data
METADATACOMMENT - Comment field

Geoscience Australia compiled this database with the assistance of the following:

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