Department of the Environment and Energy (Australia)

Owning Institution

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Fact sheet

5 Mar 2019

The Australian Government is delivering an additional $10.5 million in 2019–20 to improve the energy efficiency of Australian buildings.

This includes $3.4 million to improve the energy efficiency of both new and existing homes, and $7.1 million to improve the energy efficiency of commercial...


4 Feb 2019

This report assesses the extent to which it would be feasible for the non-residential building sector as a whole, and for individual building forms, to achieve net zero energy and/or greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Policy report

10 Dec 2018

This policy document embodies a circular economy, shifting away from ‘take, make, use and dispose’ to a more circular approach where Australia maintains the value of resources for as long as possible.

Discussion paper

7 Sep 2018

This discussion paper aims to promote conversation and comment on how we can improve Australia’s recycling, resource recovery and management of waste. Comments received will inform an update to the 2009 National waste policy.

Policy report

1 Aug 2018

This paper outlines the detailed design of the Commonwealth elements of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG), including feedback received from stakeholders during consultation on the draft design.

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