- Climate change
- Climate change
The Australian Government is addressing climate change and ensuring energy security and affordability.
There are many benefits of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and government, business, the community, households and individuals are all helping. Everyone's efforts can make a difference.
- Emissions Reduction Fund: amendments to regulations applying to forestry projects
- The independent Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee
- Quarterly Update of Australia's National Greenhouse Gas Inventory December 2019
- National Inventory Report 2018
- 2020 National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) Scheme Amendments: consultation
- Australia's Technology Investment Roadmap: discussion paper
- Examining additional sources of low cost abatement: expert panel report (King review)
Government and international initiatives
The Government's policies and programs to reduce emissions and adapt to the changing climate.
Business and industry
Government incentives for businesses and industries to innovate and adopt smarter practices and technologies.
Farmers and land managers
Helping the land and agriculture sectors reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the changing environment.
Local government and communities
Assistance to adopt more efficient and affordable practices and adapt to the changing climate.
Individuals and households
Adopting change at the household level through energy efficiency and consumer choice.
Climate science and data
The science and impacts of climate change, as well as Australia's current and future estimates of emissions.
Climate Solutions Package
A $3.5 billion investment to deliver on Australia's 2030 Paris climate commitments.
Reliable and affordable energy
The Government is committed to providing reliable and affordable energy to meet future energy needs and underpin economic growth.
Going carbon neutral
Going carbon neutral means reducing greenhouse gas emissions, using offset units to compensate for the remainder, and achieving net zero emissions.
Resources for students and useful contacts
Find information and useful contacts on climate change.