Australia’s National Greenhouse Accounts: summary

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Publication Date: 
April 2012

The climate change policy functions transferred to the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources as a result of the Administrative Arrangements Order made on 5 December 2019 with effect from 1 February 2020.

Australia has been estimating and reporting on greenhouse gas emissions since 1991, through the National Greenhouse Accounts. This includes:

  • National Inventory Reports
  • land sector reporting

We’ve compiled previously published summaries of these reporting systems and methods we use to estimate emissions. Note some details like department names may be out of date.

National inventory

Land sector reporting

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