Our department’s response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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26 March 2021
A Japanese-Australian pilot project is now producing hydrogen from coal in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley.
1 March 2021
A new fund will offer businesses, researchers and governments a share in up to $50 million to develop emissions reduction projects. Applications are now open until 29 March.
26 February 2021
The latest Quarterly Update of Australia’s National Greenhouse Gas Inventory confirms Australia’s emissions are at their lowest level since 1995.
22 February 2021
The Prime Minister appointed Dr Alan Finkel as Special Adviser to the Australian Government on Low Emissions Technology in December 2020.
16 February 2021
A new fund will expand access to fast-charging stations for battery electric vehicles to help consumers transition to new vehicle technologies. Applications are open until 6 April.
5 February 2021
We are seeking feedback on a Future Fuels Strategy discussion paper to future-proof the road transport sector. Consultation closes 2 April 2021.
10 December 2020
Updated emissions projections show Australia is on track to meet and beat its 2030 Paris target.
30 November 2020
Australia has beaten its 2020 greenhouse gas emissions target, according to the latest update of Australia’s National Greenhouse Gas Inventory.
22 September 2020
We have released the 2020 National Greenhouse Accounts Factors to help companies and individuals estimate greenhouse gas emissions.
The Government’s first Low Emissions Technology Statement supports a prosperous Australia, recognised as a global low emissions technology leader.
17 September 2020
A $1.9 billion investment package in future low emissions technologies will support jobs, cut costs for households and improve the reliability of our energy supply.
31 August 2020
A reduction in petrol and jet fuel use due to COVID-19 has contributed to a drop in Australia’s emissions, according to preliminary estimates for the June quarter.
15 July 2020
Australia beat its Kyoto era climate targets by around 80% of a full year’s emissions.
29 May 2020
Our Quarterly Update provides estimates of greenhouse gas emissions up to December 2019. We’ve also released the annual National Greenhouse Accounts.
We are seeking feedback on draft amendments to National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Scheme. Submissions close on 10 June 2020.
21 May 2020
FullCAM is a model we use for Australia's national greenhouse gas emissions account and estimating abatement in Emissions Reduction Fund projects. Submit your feedback by 12 June.
Help shape Australia's path to a lower emissions future by providing feedback on a national Technology Investment Roadmap. Submissions are welcome until 21 June 2020.
19 May 2020
An expert panel led by Mr Grant King has provided advice to help lower carbon emissions and beat Australia’s emission reduction targets.
21 April 2020
Our department’s technical update provides provides preliminary information on estimating greenhouse gas emissions from bushfires and carbon sequestration in the recovering forests.
16 March 2020
We welcome feedback on proposed changes to sampling requirements for certain Emissions Reduction Fund methods and documents. Submissions close 27 March.
24 February 2020
Our department has released the latest Quarterly Update of Australia’s National Greenhouse Gas Inventory which provides estimates of greenhouse gas emissions up to September 2019.