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The Authority is required by legislation to review the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) every three years; this is its first review. The review has benefited from consultations with stakeholders from a range of sectors and the Authority thanks those who contributed.
Recent projections of higher than expected population growth in Australia over the next 40 years has refocused the attention of governments and communities on population policy, according to this paper, and yet a focused policy response has not yet emerged.
With concerns about climate...
On the ecological side, this paper concludes that should Australia’s population reach the ‘Big Australia’ projection of 35.9 million by 2050, this will not put serious pressure on Australia’s non-renewable resource stock or capacity to feed the nation. However such population growth will make the...
The former Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd established a Task Group on Energy Efficiency (0) to advise the Australian Government, by mid-2010, on options to improve Australia’s energy efficiency by 2020.
What did the Task Group recommend?
The Task Group’s terms...
There are legitimate concerns about the impact of the current native vegetation laws upon a small group of Australians, namely landholders in rural and regional Australia, according to this report.
The report concludes that is unreasonable that the burden of broad environmental objectives is...
This report examines the program's governance, design and administration, risk management processes, audit and compliance mechanisms and capacity issues.
Rapid roll out, wide access to the program for both householders and entrants to the installation industry, and ease of transactions were key...
This paper outlines the Australian government’s role in adaptation, which includes building community resilience and establishing the right conditions for people to adapt; taking climate change into account in the management of Commonwealth assets and programs; providing sound scientific information; and leading national reform....
This report outlines the scientific evidence available on the likely future climate of Australia's key agricultural production zones, and discusses the adequacy of existing drought assistance and exceptional circumstances programs to cope with long-term climatic changes.
The extension in the reporting date has enabled...
This draft report was released to assist participants in preparing a submission to the public inquiry into Barriers to Effective Climate Change Adaptation.
Climate change adaptation is action by households, firms, other organisations and governments to respond to the impacts of climate change that...