Energy and Climate Change

Australia’s Energy Advantages: Priority Energy Reforms

On 10 November 2014 the Business Council of Australia launched a report titled Australia’s Energy Advantages, which presents a set of 27 practical actions across five areas that governments should implement...

The RET is Broken and Needs to be Fixed

“Keeping the Renewable Energy Target (RET) unchanged will lock in the problems of the RET and add costs to consumers,” Business Council of Australia Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said. “It...

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Australia Needs a New Wave of Energy Reform

“Australia’s opportunity to become a global energy superpower is at risk because of increased competition from lower-cost countries and a domestic energy market not fit for purpose for the 21st...

Australia’s Energy Advantages

Australia’s economy was shaped by access to low-cost energy. But energy costs are rising and our comparative advantage in energy is weakening.We need a balanced approach to energy policy. This...

Statement on Emissions Reduction Fund Amendments

“Tonight’s announcement by the government of amendments to the Emissions Reduction Fund following discussions with Senator Xenophon and Mr Palmer will help improve the operation and attractiveness of the fund...

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