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Briefing paper

02 Dec 2016

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On the 10th of November the Australian Government ratified the Paris Agreement to significant media coverage. At the same time the Government also ratified the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol, which states Australia’s intention to reduce its greenhouse...

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09 Sep 2015

This paper presents a record of Australian climate change policies. Key international developments are also included to provide global context.

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Climate change is a long-term, global problem. Long-term problems generally require stable but flexible...

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16 May 2014

The National Water Commission (NWC) is to be dissolved, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann confirmed on Monday. Established during the...

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01 Apr 2014

This short paper explains Feed-in Tariffs (FiTs), which are payments for electricity fed into the supply grid from a renewable energy source. FiTs can be mandated by the government or offered voluntarily by an electricity retailer.

The primary aim of FiTs is to encourage the adoption of...

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02 Dec 2013

This paper presents a record of Australian climate change policies, including key international developments to provide global context.

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Climate change is a long-term, global problem. Long-term problems generally require stable but flexible policy...

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11 Nov 2013

The newly elected Government has promised to introduce legislation to repeal the carbon price and associated measures as its first item of business for the 44th Parliament. This guide provide links to futher information on the carbon price and the process of repeal.

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