At least a 60% Emissions Reduction Target (ERT) by 2030, 80% by 2035, and Net Zero by 2040
legislation of targets and clear emissions reduction planning for all sectors, including hard to abate sectors;
- legislation must ensure built-in monitoring and accountability;
- regular reporting to Parliament and a Climate Change Joint Parliamentary Committee would strengthen monitoring, reporting and public confidence.
- whole of economy approach to climate change solutions: a climate change lens applied to all government projects and decisions to ensure they are not incompatible with achieving ERTs;
- support for households and businesses to transition to full electrification and get off gas. Support the development of a gas substitution roadmap;
- ensure there is an equitable transition to clean energy including for those in strata/ apartment living;
- support for community batteries and a small scale storage target.
- No new coal or gas projects
- Acknowledgement that Australia is one of the highest per capita CO2-e emitters in the world and we need an accelerated transition away from fossil fuel exports to green industries including critical minerals and rare earth mining, and value added manufacturing.
- Introduce a progressive coal royalty (similar to Qld) with the additional funds specifically designated to support regional communities to transition;
- Acceleration and prioritisation of investment in renewable energy projects and transmission infrastructure, including firming/storage solutions;
- Recognition that we need active leadership and vision for the transition to a zero-carbon economy, including a significant investment in building the highly skilled workforce needed for a decarbonised future.
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