Organisation

Climate Change Authority

Owning Institution
Description

The Authority plays an important role in the governance of Australia's mitigation policies, undertaking reviews and making recommendations on:

  • the Carbon Farming Initiative, and
  • the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System

Reviews are undertaken on other matters as requested by the Minister responsible for climate change or the Australian Parliament. The Authority conducts and commissions its own independent research and analysis. All reviews will include public consultation and all reports will be published on the Authority's web site as soon as practicable after they have been given to the Minister.

Items authored

Discussion paper

31 Aug 2017

The objective of this consultation paper is to outline the key features of the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) and seek stakeholder views on how these are performing.

Report

1 Jun 2017

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) and the Climate Change Authority have prepared a joint report to provide advice on policies to enhance power system security and to reduce electricity prices, consistent with achieving Australia’s emissions reduction targets in the Paris Agreement.

Discussion paper

15 Mar 2017

The Climate Change Authority has released this issues paper for consultation.

The authority has recommended further work be done on how to better coordinate action to reduce emissions, improve environmental outcomes and benefit agricultural productivity.

In the first phase of the research, this...

Report

31 Aug 2016

The Climate Change Authority is pleased to release the third and final report of its Special Review into the actions or policies that Australia should take to implement outcomes flowing from the historic Paris climate change agreement.

This report is the culmination of nearly...

Report

2 Dec 2015

This draft report on Australia’s climate policy options is the second part of the Authority’s Special Review, as requested by the Minister for the Environment. The Authority will look at the full range of policies, including the various types of emissions trading schemes.

The...

Items published

Discussion paper

31 Aug 2017

The objective of this consultation paper is to outline the key features of the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) and seek stakeholder views on how these are performing.

Report

1 Jun 2017

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) and the Climate Change Authority have prepared a joint report to provide advice on policies to enhance power system security and to reduce electricity prices, consistent with achieving Australia’s emissions reduction targets in the Paris Agreement.

Discussion paper

15 Mar 2017

The Climate Change Authority has released this issues paper for consultation.

The authority has recommended further work be done on how to better coordinate action to reduce emissions, improve environmental outcomes and benefit agricultural productivity.

In the first phase of the research, this...

Report

31 Aug 2016

The Climate Change Authority is pleased to release the third and final report of its Special Review into the actions or policies that Australia should take to implement outcomes flowing from the historic Paris climate change agreement.

This report is the culmination of nearly...

Report

2 Dec 2015

This draft report on Australia’s climate policy options is the second part of the Authority’s Special Review, as requested by the Minister for the Environment. The Authority will look at the full range of policies, including the various types of emissions trading schemes.

The...

Items authored

15

Items published/produced

16

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