Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
Independent review of Australian Carbon Credit Units: final report
The purpose of this review was to ensure Australian Carbon Credit Units and the carbon crediting framework and regulatory standards maintain a strong and credible reputation supported by participants, purchasers and the broader community.
Nature positive plan: better for the environment, better for business
This document forms the Australian government's response the Independent Review of the EPBC Act, conducted by Graeme Samuel in 2021. It sets out the government’s commitment to reform Australia’s environmental laws to better protect, restore and manage Australia's unique environment.
National Energy Performance Strategy: consultation paper
This consultation paper has been released as part of the development of the National Energy Performance Strategy.
Threatened species action plan 2022-2032
This action plan maps a pathway to recovery for Australia's nation’s threatened wildlife - spanning terrestrial, marine and freshwater environments. It presents a vision to drive practical, on-the-ground efforts, and identifies critical action for the recovery of threatened species and ecological communities guided by experts...
Safeguard Mechanism reforms: consultation paper
This paper seeks feedback on proposed changes to the Safeguard Mechanism to deliver emissions reductions consistent with Australia’s Nationally Determined Contribution under the Paris Agreement, and strengthen Australia’s competitiveness in a decarbonising global economy.