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Carbon tax to be abolished from 1 July 2014

The Australian Government has introduced a package of bills to repeal the carbon tax as its first item of business in the new Parliament.

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Administrative Arrangement Orders

On 18 September 2013 the Administrative Arrangement Orders (AAOs) were issued. This website will be updated to reflect these changes in due course.


Details on how to participate in the consultation process on other initiatives under the Direct Action Plan will be announced shortly on the Department’s website.
Emissions Reduction Fund
Closed: 18 November 2013


Repealing The Carbon Tax
Closed: 4 November 2013


Agreed-in-principle recommendations of the Climate Change Authority’s review of the Renewable Energy Target
Closed: 7 September 2013