Direct Action Plan



Renewable Energy Target review

SUMMARY This is the Climate Change Authority's second review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET). The RET targets reductions in greenhouse gas emissions from the electricity sector and thereby contributes significantly to reducing Australia's overall emissions.

Carbon Farming Initiative Review: report

SUMMARY 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.

Emissions reduction fund: white paper

This White Paper sets out the Government’s final positions on the design, implementation and ongoing development of the Emissions Reduction Fund. • Executive summary A healthy environment and a healthy economy are two essential elements of the Government’s vision for a strong Australia. Our ability...
Policy report

The direct costs of waiting for direct action

This paper examines the Coalition's 'Direct Action' plan for reducing carbon emissions. In the 2007 federal election both major parties committed to introducing an Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). By 2009 both parties agreed on an emissions reduction target of five per cent on 2000 levels...

A proposed emergency response and development plan to protect Aboriginal children in the Northern Territory

This document outlines proposals to protect children in Northern Territory Aboriginal communities have been developed by the Combined Aboriginal Organisations (representing Aboriginal organisations in Darwin, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek and Katherine) and community sector organisations from across the country.