House of Representatives Committees


| Joint Select Committee on Australia’s Clean Energy Future Legislation

Footnotes

Chapter 1 Introduction

[1]       House of Representatives, Votes and Proceedings, No. 65, Tuesday, 13 September 2011, p. 881; Senate, Journals of the Senate, No. 51, Wednesday, 14 September 2011, p. 1453.

[2]       Clean Energy Bill 2011 - Explanatory Memorandum, p. 9.

[3]       Prime Ministerial Task Group on Emissions Trading, Report of the Task Group on Emissions Trading, 2007, p. 15.

[4]       Prime Ministerial Task Group on Emissions Trading, Report of the Task Group on Emissions Trading, 2007, p. 15.

[5]       Clean Energy Bill 2011 - Explanatory Memorandum, p. 9.

[6]       Prime Ministerial Task Group on Emissions Trading, Report of the Task Group on Emissions Trading, 2007, p. 15.

[7]       Clean Energy Bill 2011 - Explanatory Memorandum, p. 11.

[8]       Clean Energy Bill 2011 - Explanatory Memorandum, p. 11.

[9]       Prime Ministerial Task Group on Emissions Trading, Report of the Task Group on Emissions Trading, 2007, p. 48.

[10]     Prime Ministerial Task Group on Emissions Trading, Report of the Task Group on Emissions Trading, 2007, p. 48.

[11]     Clean Energy Bill 2011 - Explanatory Memorandum, p. 18.

[12]     Clean Energy Bill 2011 - Explanatory Memorandum, p. 19.

[13]     Clean Energy Bill 2011 - Explanatory Memorandum, p. 19.

[14]     Updates available on http://www.garnautreview.org.au/update-2011/update-papers.html

[15]     Garnaut Climate Change Review Update 2011, Australia in the Global Response to Climate Change, Summary, 31 May 2011, p. 2.

[16]     Garnaut Climate Change Review Update 2011, Australia in the Global Response to Climate Change, Summary, 31 May 2011, p. 12.

[17]     Garnaut Climate Change Review Update 2011, Australia in the Global Response to Climate Change, Summary, 31 May 2011, p. 12.

[18]     The Hon Julia Gillard, MP, Prime Minister, House of Representatives Hansard, 13 September 2011, p. 1.

[19]     Professor Ian Chubb, AC, Chief Scientist for Australia, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 11.

[20]     The Hon Julia Gillard, MP, Transcript of Interview with Tony Jones Q&A, 14 March 2011 <http://www.pm.gov.au/press-office/transcript-interview-tony-jones-qa>

[21]     The Hon Tony Abbott, MP, Interview with Mr Laurie Oakes, 17 April 2005, <http:// sgp1.paddington.ninemsn.com.au/sunday/political_transcripts/article_1761.asp?s=1>

[22]     Council on the Ageing, Submission 60, p. 1.

[23]     Council on the Ageing, Submission 60, p. 2.

[24]     The Treasury, (2011) Strong growth, low pollution – modelling a carbon price pp.123-124. The Treasury, (2011) Strong growth, low pollution – modelling a carbon price: Update p.11.

[25]     Australian Government, Securing a clean energy future: The Australian Government’s Climate Change Plan, 2011, p. 47.

[26]     The Treasury, (2011) Strong growth, low pollution – modelling a carbon price: Overview p. 7.

[27]     Australian Government, Securing a clean energy future: The Australian Government’s Climate Change Plan, 2011, p. 23; The Treasury, (2011) Strong growth, low pollution – modelling a carbon price: Update p. 7.

[28]     Australian Government, Securing a clean energy future: The Australian Government’s Climate Change Plan, 2011, p. 16.

[29]     Australian Government, Securing a clean energy future: The Australian Government’s Climate Change Plan, 2011, p. 16.

[30]     Australian Government, Securing a clean energy future: The Australian Government’s Climate Change Plan, 2011, p. 16.

Chapter 2 Overview of the clean energy legislative package and the steel transformation plan

[1]       Australian Government, Securing a clean energy future: The Australian Government’s Climate Change Plan, 2011.

[2]       See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 2.

[3]       See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 3.

[4]       See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapters 5 and 6.

[5]       Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, p. 30.

[6]       See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 3.

[7]       See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 1.

[8]       See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, paragraphs 1.124 -1.207.

[9]       See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, paragraphs 1.60-1.113.

[10]     See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 1.

[11]     See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 3.

[12]     See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 4.

[13]     See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 5.

[14]     Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, p. 35.

[15]     See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 6.

[16]     Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, p. 36.

[17]     See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 4.

[18]     Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, p. 36.

[19]     Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, p. 37.

[20]     See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 7.

[21]     See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 9.

[22]     See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 10.

[23]     See Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum.

[24]     See also the section headed ‘Synthetic greenhouse gas bills’ below.

[25]     See Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates Amendments) Bill 2011 and Clean Energy (Tax Laws Amendments) Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum.

[26]     See Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum.

[27]     See Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates Amendments) Bill 2011 and Clean Energy (Tax Laws Amendments) Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum.

[28]     See Clean Energy (Fuel Tax Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011; Clean Energy (Excise Tariff Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011 and Clean Energy (Customs Tariff Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum.

[29]     See Clean Energy (Unit Shortfall Charge) Bill 2011, Clean Energy (Unit  Issue Charge – Fixed Charge) Bill 2011, Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge – Auctions) Bill 2011, Clean Energy (Charges – Customs) Bill 2011, Clean Energy (Charges – Excise) Bill 2011, Clean Energy (International Unit Surrender Charge) Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum (Clean Energy Charges Bills - Explanatory Memorandum), paragraph 1.12.

[30]     See Clean Energy Charges Bills - Explanatory Memorandum, paragraphs 1.3-1.4.

[31]     See Clean Energy Charges Bills – Explanatory Memorandum, paragraphs 1.6-1.9.

[32]     See Clean Energy Charges Bills – Explanatory Memorandum, paragraph 1.10.

[33]     Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, paragraphs 3.99 and 3.100.

[34]     See Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 7.

[35]     See the Clean Energy Regulator Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, pp. 7-9.

[36]     See Climate Change Authority Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, pp. 7-9

[37]     Climate Change Authority Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, paragraph 1.8.

[38]     See Climate Change Authority Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 2.

[39]     Climate Change Authority Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, paragraph 2.4.

[40]     Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, p. 1.

[41]     Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, paragraph 39.

[42]     Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, paragraph 70.

Chapter 3 General issues about the bills

[1]       Australian Government, Strong Growth, Low Pollution: Modelling a Carbon Price: Overview, July 2011, p. 17, <http://www.treasury.gov.au/carbonpricemodelling/content/overview.asp> viewed 29 September 2011.

[2]       Australian Government, Strong Growth, Low Pollution: Modelling a Carbon Price: Overview, July 2011, pp. 4, 18, <http://www.treasury.gov.au/carbonpricemodelling/content/overview.asp> viewed 29 September 2011.

[3]       Australian Government, Strong Growth, Low Pollution: Modelling a Carbon Price, July 2011, p. 102, <http://www.treasury.gov.au/carbonpricemodelling/content/report.asp> viewed 29 September 2011.

[4]       Ms Meghan Quinn, Treasury, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, pp. 7-8.

[5]       Ms Anna Skarbek, Climateworks Australia, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 44.

[6]       Australian Government, Strong Growth, Low Pollution: Modelling a Carbon Price: Update, September 2011, p. 1, <http://www.treasury.gov.au/carbonpricemodelling/content/ update_report.asp> viewed 29 September 2011.

[7]       Ms Meghan Quinn, Treasury, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 8.

[8]       Ms Emma Herd, Westpac, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 23.

[9]       Westpac, Submission 12, p. 5.

[10]     National Lime Association, Submission 4, p. 4; Dr Alan Moran, Institute of Public Affairs, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 57.

[11]     Dr David Gruen, Treasury, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 5.

[12]     Ms Meghan Quinn, Treasury, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 5. See also Ms Meghan Quinn, Treasury, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 6.

[13]     Mr Matthew Warren, Clean Energy Council, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 40.

[14]     Mr Andrew Richards, Pacific Hydro, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 54.

[15]     ASX, Listing Rule 3.1. <http://www.asxgroup.com.au/media/PDFs/Chapter03.pdf> viewed 29 September 2011.

[16]     Mr Nathan Fabian, Investor Group on Climate Change, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 14.

[17]     Australian Coal Association, ‘Carbon tax impact could close coal mines within three years’, Media Release, 14 June 2011, <http://www.australiancoal.com.au/resources.ashx/ MediaReleases/101/MediaRelease/5AEAF2DE9A426E1251939D0C47109B/14_June_ACA_Release_ACIL_Tasman.pdf> viewed 30 September 2011.

[18]     Australian Government, Securing a clean energy future: The Australian Government’s Climate Change Plan, 2011, pp. 64-66, 133-34 <http://www.cleanenergyfuture.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Consolidated-Final.pdf> viewed 30 September 2011.

[19]     Mr Andrew Richards, Pacific Hydro, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 54.

[20]     Mr Timothy McCauley, AMWU, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 25.

[21]     Australian Government, Strong Growth, Low Pollution: Modelling a Carbon Price: Overview, July 2011, p. 3, <http://www.treasury.gov.au/carbonpricemodelling/content/overview.asp> viewed 29 September 2011.

[22]     Mr Ken McAlpine, Vestas Australian Wind Technology, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 55.

[23]     Mr Brett Thomas, Acciona, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 56.

[24]     Professor Bruce Chapman, private capacity, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 18.

[25]     Ms Meghan Quinn, Treasury, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 1.

[26]     Treasury overview document, pp. 5-6.

[27]     Professor Bruce Chapman, private capacity, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 19.

[28]     Professor Bruce Chapman, private capacity, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 19.

[29]     Ms Meghan Quinn, Treasury, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 8.

[30]     Australian Government, Securing a clean energy future: The Australian Government’s Climate Change Plan, 2011, pp. 55-56 <http://www.cleanenergyfuture.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Consolidated-Final.pdf> viewed 30 September 2011.

[31]     Australian Government, Securing a clean energy future: The Australian Government’s Climate Change Plan, 2011, pp. 133-34 <http://www.cleanenergyfuture.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Consolidated-Final.pdf> viewed 30 September 2011.

[32]     Mr John Pegler, Australian Coal Association, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 64.

[33]     Mr John Pegler, Australian Coal Association, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 65.

[34]     Australian Coal Association, ‘Carbon tax impact could close coal mines within three years’, Media Release, 14 June 2011, <http://www.australiancoal.com.au/resources.ashx/ MediaReleases/101/MediaRelease/5AEAF2DE9A426E1251939D0C47109B/14_June_ACA_Release_ACIL_Tasman.pdf> viewed 30 September 2011; ACIL Tasman, Impact of Proposed Carbon Price on Black Coal Mining, 10 June 2011 <http://www.australiancoal.com.au/ resources.ashx/Announcements/56/DocumentFile/ABC9A4EF07C0D09A302F121340D5A1/ACA_Report_10_06_11.pdf> viewed 30 September 2011.

[35]     Mr Tony Maher, CFMEU, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 5.

[36]     Mr Tony Maher, CFMEU, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 5.

[37]     Mr John Pegler, Australian Coal Association, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 5.

[38]     Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism, ‘Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute’, <http://www.ret.gov.au/resources/gccsi/Pages/default.aspx>viewed 5 October 2011; Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism, Carbon Capture and Storage Flagships Program, p. 1, <http://www.ret.gov.au/energy/Documents/cei/ccsfp/CCS_Fact_Sheet.pdf> viewed 5 October 2011.

[39]     Mr Andrew Richards, Pacific Hydro, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 56.

[40]     Westpac, Submission 12, p. 10.

[41]     Mr Martin Wilder, Baker and McKenzie, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 54.

[42]     The Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Abbot vows to repeal carbon tax’, 28 February 2011,  <http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/abbott-vows-to-repeal-carbon-tax-20110228-1bar8.html> viewed 1 October 2011.

[43]     Mr Brett Thomas, Acciona, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 52.

[44]     Australian Bureau of Statistics, Balance of Payments and International Investment Position, Cat. No. 5206.0, September 2011, p. 27; Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Cat. No. 5302.0, September 2011, p. 21.

[45]     Ms Meghan Quinn, Treasury, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, pp. 7-8.

Chapter 4 Specific issues with the bills

[1]       See Chapter 1.

[2]       See Appendix D - Clean Energy Legislative Package – Outline of changes made since the exposure draft bills.

[3]       Mr Douglas Young, Law Council of Australia, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 48.

[4]       Professor Lee Godden, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 48; Mr Martijn Wilder, Baker and McKenzie, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 48.

[5]       Mr Michael Power, ANEDO, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 38.

[6]       Infigen Energy, Submission 22; Hydro Tasmania, Submission 41; Clean Energy Council, Submission 45.

[7]       Westpac Banking Corporation, Submission 12, p. 4.

[8]       Mr Nathan Fabian, Investor Group on Climate Change, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 10.

[9]       See, for example, Energy Supply Association of Australia, Submission 1; Australian Industry Group, Submission 2, p. 3; Origin Energy, Submission 18.

[10]     Energy Supply Association of Australia, Submission 1, p. 1.

[11]     See, for example, Qantas Airways Limited, Submission 17; Australian Aluminium Council, Submission 24; Australian Trucking Association, Submission 27; Australian Pipeline Industry Association, Submission 27; Cement Industry Federation, Submission 32; Bus Industry Confederation, Submission 46;  Green Cooling Association, Submission 51; LPG Australia, Submission 55.

[12]     See, for example, National Lime Association of Australia, Submission 4; Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association Limited, Submission 5; Association of Mining and Exploration Companies, Submission 8; CSR Limited, Submission 20; Rio Tinto, Submission 29.

[13]     Rio Tinto, Submission 29, p. 1.

[14]     See DCCEE, Australia’s plan for a clean energy future: Regulatory Impact Statement, 2011, pp. 9-17.

[15]     See Chapter 1.

[16]     See, for example, Energy Supply Association of Australia, Submission 1, Australian Petroleum and Production Association Limited, Submission 5, Qantas Airways Limited, Submission 17, Origin Energy Limited, Submission 18, Australian Trucking Association, Submission 27, Australian Pipeline Industry Association, Submission 28, Australian Industry Greenhouse Network, Submission 33, Bus Industry Confederation, Submission 46, LPG Australia, Submission 55 and Law Council of Australia, Submission 61.

[17]     See, for example, National Lime Association of Australia, Submission 4, Association of Mining and Exploration Companies Inc., Submission 8, CSR Limited, Submission 20, Australian Aluminium Council, Submission 24, ATCO Gas Australia Limited, Submission 25, Rio Tinto Limited Submission 29, Cement Industry Federation, Submission 32.

[18]     Mrs Joanna Gash MP; Dr Steven Kennedy and Ms Jenny Wilkinson, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 14.

[19]     DCCEE 500 biggest polluting companies, 2011 <http://www.cleanenergyfuture.gov.au/500-companies/> accessed 5 October 2011.

[20]     See the Clean Energy (Fuel Tax Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011, Clean Energy (Excise Tariff Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011 and the Clean Energy (Customs Tariff Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011. For a list of sectors affected by the fuel tax changes, see the Treasury, Supplementary Submission 66.

[21]     Dr Steven Kennedy and Ms Jenny Wilkinson, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 14.

[22]     Henry Ergas (16 September 2011) ‘Labor plants poison pills in carbon tax’ The Australian <http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/opinion/labor-plants-poison-pills-in-carbon-tax/story-e6frgd0x-1226138227483> accessed 5 October 2011. 

[23]     The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP (22 September 2011) ‘No poison pills in carbon tax, just vital certainty’ The Australian <http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/opinion/no-poison-pills-in-carbon-tax-just-vital-certainty/story-e6frgd0x-1226142981412> accessed 5 October 2011).  

[24]     Henry Ergas (26 September 2011) ‘Lies, deception and carbon tax’ The Australian <http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/opinion/lies-deception-and-carbon-tax/story-fn7078da-1226146005701> accessed 5 October 2011.  

[25]     Clean Energy Bill 2011 - Explanatory Memorandum, paragraph 3.35.

[26]     Mr Martijn Wilder, Baker & McKenzie, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 53.

[27]     Professor Lee Godden, University of Melbourne, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 53.

[28]     Australian Government, Securing a Clean Energy Future: the Australian Government’s climate change plan, 2011, pp. 30-31.

[29]     Clause 133(7) of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[30]     Clause 123 of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[31]     Mr Blair Comley DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 8.

[32]     Ms Meghan Quinn, The Treasury, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 4.

[33]     Ms Meghan Quinn, The Treasury, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 4.

[34]     Mr Michael Hitchens, Australian Industry Greenhouse Network, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 27.

[35]     Mr Stuart Allinson, Exigency Management Pty Limited, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 16.

[36]     See Division 3, Part 4 and Division 2, Part 6 of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[37]     Mr Blair Comley, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 3.

[38]     Exigency Management Pty Limited, Submission 43; See Mr George Christensen MP, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 46.

[39]     See <http://ec.europa.eu/clima/policies/ets/index_en.htm> accessed 5 October 2011.

[40]     See Council of the European Union  Council adopts climate-energy legislative package, 6 April 2009 <http://www.consilium.europa.eu/uedocs/cms_data/docs/pressdata/en/misc/107136.pdf> accessed 5 October 2011. 

[41]     See Directorate-General on Climate Action, Questions and Answers on emissions trading: new registry rules, 8 July 2011, <http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=MEMO/11/495&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en> accessed 5 October 2011.

[42]     See <http://www.climatechange.govt.nz/emissions-trading-scheme/about/basics.html> accessed 5 October 2011.  

[43]     Emissions Trading Scheme Review Panel Doing New Zealand’s Fair Share: ETS Review 2011 Final Report Wellington, 2011, pp. 17-18 <http://www.climatechange.govt.nz/emissions-trading-scheme/ets-review-2011/index.html> accessed 5 October 2011.

[44]     Westpac Banking Corporation, Submission 12, p. 7.

[45]     See section 4 of the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Act 2011.  See also Explanatory Memorandum - Clean Energy Bill 2011, paragraphs 3.100-3.103.

[46]     Mr Tas Sakellaris, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, pp. 3-4.

[47]     Clause 133(7) of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[48]     Clause 123 of the Clean Energy Bill 2011. 

[49]     Mr Tas Sakellaris, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 4.

[50]     See clause 123 of the Clean Energy Bill 2011. See also Clean Energy Bill 2011 - Explanatory Memorandum, paragraphs 3.104-3.111 and Australian Government, Securing a Clean Energy Future: the Australian Government’s climate change plan, 2011, Table 8 on p. 107.

[51]     Mr Tas Sakellaris, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 4.

[52]     Origin Energy, Submission 18; Mr Michael Hitchens, Australian Industry Greenhouse Network, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p.27; Australian Industry Greenhouse Network, Submission 33, p. 7.

[53]     See Appendix D. See also Mr Nathan Fabian, Investors Group on Climate Change, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 10; see also Australian Financial Markets Association, DCCEE Submission 18, p. 6; Australian Industry Greenhouse Network, DCCEE Submission 21, p. 10; Investors Group on Climate Change, DCCEE Submission 140, pp. 6-7; Law Council of Australia, DCCEE Submission 151, pp. 14-15; Westpac Banking Corporation, DCCEE Submission 260, pp. 6-7.

[54]     Ms Emma Herd, Westpac Banking Corporation, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 20.

[55]     See Schedule 1, Part 2, items 47, 48, 256A, 259, 260 of the Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011.

[56]     See Schedule 4 of the Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011.

[57]     See Parts 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[58]     See, for example, National Lime Association of Australia, Submission 4, Association of Mining and Exploration Companies Inc., Submission 8, CSR Limited, Submission 20, Australian Aluminium Council, Submission 24, ATCO Gas Australia Limited, Submission 25, Rio Tinto Limited Submission 29, Cement Industry Federation, Submission 32.

[59]     Clean Energy Bill 2011 - Explanatory Memorandum, paragraph 5.2.

[60]     The Program is explained in detail in Explanatory Memorandum – Clean Energy Bill 2011, Chapter 5.

[61]     See http://climatechange.gov.au/government/regulations.aspx accessed 5 October 2011 for more information.

[62]     Mr Greg Evans, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 34.

[63]     These issues are discussed at a general level in Chapter 3; see Mr Michael Hitchens, Australian Industry Greenhouse Network, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 29; Mr John Pegler, Australian Coal Association, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, pp. 68-69; Mr Nathan Fabian, Investors Group on Climate Change, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 14.

[64]     See Australian Government, Securing a Clean Energy Future: the Australian Government’s climate change plan, 2011, p.xv and Chapter 5.

[65]     Australian Government, Securing a Clean Energy Future: the Australian Government’s climate change plan, 2011, p. 51.

[66]     Mr Bill McKenzie, Magnetite Network, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 48.

[67]     Australian Government, Securing a Clean Energy Future: the Australian Government’s climate change plan, 2011, p.13, Figure 2.2

[68]     See Australian Government, Securing a Clean Energy Future: the Australian Government’s climate change plan, 2011, Chapter 7.

[69]     See Australian Government, Securing a Clean Energy Future: the Australian Government’s climate change plan, 2011, Chapter 8.

[70]     Energy Supply Association of Australia, Submission 1, p. 2.

[71]     See <http://climatechange.gov.au/government/regulations.aspx> accessed 5 October 2011.

[72]     Energy Supply Association of Australia, Submission 1, p. 2.

[73]     See clause 113 of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[74]     Energy Supply Association of Australia, Submission 1, p. 2.

[75]     Mr Michael Hitchens, Australian Industry Greenhouse Network, Committee Hansard, 26 September 2011, p.27;  Mr Brendan Pearson, Minerals Council of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, pp.75-76; Ms Emma Herd, Westpac Banking Corporation, Committee Hansard, 28 September 2011, p.15 Mr Simon Kelley, AGL Energy Limited, Committee Hansard, 28 September 2011, pp.24-25.

[76]     See clause 30 of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[77]     Australian Government, Securing a Clean Energy Future: the Australian Government’s climate change plan, 2011, p. 27.

[78]     Energy Supply Association of Australia, Submission 1, p. 2.

[79]     See the Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP Strategic priorities for Energy Market Development, 1 April 2011 <http://minister.ret.gov.au/MediaCentre/Speeches/Pages/StrategicPrioritiesforEnergyMarketDevelopment.aspx> accessed 5 October 2011.

[80]     For example, the Government has announced a household advice line and support service on energy efficiency through Living Greener, the adoption of new standards of energy efficiency for appliances and other consumer products and the Renewable Energy Bonus, which helps households replace electric hot water systems with more efficient alternatives. See Australian Government, Securing a Clean Energy Future: the Australian Government’s climate change plan, 2011, Chapter 8.

[81]     See Mr Damian Sullivan, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, pp.57-58.

[82]     See Ms Susan Helyar, UnitingCare Australia, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 62; Mr Damian Sullivan, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 63.

[83]     See ‘The effectiveness of household compensation arrangements’ below.

[84]     Energy Supply Association of Australia, Submission 1, p. 3.

[85]     The Hon Greg Hunt MP “Real power to go to carbon cops” Herald Sun, 22 August 2011 <http://www.greghunt.com.au/Pages/Article.aspx?ID=2156> accessed 5 October 2011.

[86]     Clean Energy Bill 2011 - Explanatory Memorandum, p. 218.

[87]     See Parts 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 and clauses 295 and 297 of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[88]     Clean Energy Bill 2011 - Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 7.

[89]     See Clean Energy (Fuel Tax Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011.

[90]     Mr Warring Neilson, LPG Australia, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 7.

[91]     Senator Christine Milne and Mr Warring Neilson, LPG Australia, Committee Hansard, 28 September 2011, p. 7.

[92]     Mr Warring Neilson, LPG Australia, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, pp. 7-8.

[93]     Mr Warring Neilson, LPG Australia, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 9.

[94]     See Part 3, Division 2, Sub-division B of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[95]     Ms Mary Carroll, Capricorn Enterprise, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 38.

[96]     See Mr Blair Comley, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 23.

[97]     Ms Mary Carroll, Capricorn Enterprise, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 41.

[98]     Australian Government (2011) Securing a clean energy future: the Australian Government’s climate change plan, p. 58.

[99]     Mr Greg Evans, ACCI, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 31.

[100]   Mr Blair Comley, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 23.

[101]   Mr Blair Comley, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 23.

[102]   Australian Government, Securing a Clean Energy Future: the Australian Government’s climate change plan, 2011, p. 58.

[103]   The Treasury, Strong growth, low pollution: Modelling a carbon price — Update, 2011, p. 2.

[104]   The Treasury, Strong growth, low pollution: Modelling a carbon price — Update, 2011, pp. 11-12.

[105]   Dr Steven Kennedy, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 11.

[106]   See Part 3, Division 2, Sub-division B of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[107]   Clause 30(9) of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[108]   Clause 30(10) of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[109]   Clause 30(3) of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[110]   Clause 30(6) and (7) of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[111]   Mr Rob Donaldson, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 43.

[112]   Mr Tony Windsor MP, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 45.

[113]   See Shoalhaven City Council, Submission 54.

[114]   NGERS is a system for the reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and energy use. It has been in place since mid-2007. DCCEE noted that around 500 liable entities already report greenhouse gas emissions under the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 (NGER Act), and that this would continue under the mechanism: Dr Steven Kennedy, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 14. NGERS will be the basis for the reporting of emissions under the mechanism.

[115]   Dr Steven Kennedy, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 14.

[116]   Ms Jenny Wilkinson, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 14.

[117]   Mr George Christensen MP and Mr Rob Donaldson, Shoalhaven City Council, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 46.

[118]   Ms Jenny Wilkinson, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 14; Mr Blair Comley DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 15.

[119]   Ms Shayleen Thompson, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, pp. 14-15.

[120]   Ms Shayleen Thompson, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 15.

[121]   Shoalhaven City Council, Submission 54, p. 7.

[122]   Mr John Pritchard, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 33.

[123]   Mr John Pritchard, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 33.

[124]   Mr Rob Donaldson, Shoalhaven City Council, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 46.

[125]   Clause 30(6) and (7) of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[126]   See Schedule 2, Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011 and Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, Chapter 3.

[127]   A detailed discussion of the potential abatement opportunities presented by the CFI is set out in Chapter 1 of the Senate Standing Committee on the Environment and Communications – Legislation Committee report on the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Bill 2011 [Provisions], Carbon Credits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011 [Provisions] and the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Bill 2011 [Provisions], see pp. 16-20.

[128]   DCCEE Australian National Greenhouse Accounts: National Inventory by Economic Sector 2009, 2010, p. 1 <www.climatechange.gov.au/~/media/publications/greenhouse-acctg/national-inventory-by-economic-sector-2009.pdf> accessed 5 October 2011. 

[129]   Mr Dale Park and Mr Michael Norton, WA Farmers Federation, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 55.

[130]   Mr Michael Norton, WA Farmers Federation, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 54; see also Mr Dale Park, WA Farmers Federation, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 56.

[131]   Mr Michael Norton and Mr Dale Park, WA Farmers Federation, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, pp. 54-55.

[132]   See ‘The mechanism and small and medium-sized business’ above.

[133]   See Sally Davidson ‘Agriculture’s excluded, so a carbon price won’t add costs. Right?’ in (2011) 8 Farm Institute Insights 3 (<http://www.farminstitute.org.au/newsletter/August_featurearticle.html> accessed 5 October 2011) and cited in National Farmers Federation, Submission 63, pp.4-5). It is unclear where the figure of $24,000 of additional costs for a WA grain farmer stated by Mr Norton comes from. The article states that the additional costs to a WA grain farmer in the first year of the mechanism would be $2,951, and in the third year of the mechanism (assuming the inclusion of heavy vehicles) would be $6,661 (see Tables 2 and 3).

[134]   Mr Michael Norton, WA Farmers Federation, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 59

[135]   Mr Michael Norton, WA Farmers Federation, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 58.

[136]   Mr Michael Norton and Mr Dale Park, WA Farmers Federation, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 59.

[137]   Clause 122 of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[138]   A liable entity may meet only five per cent of its liabilities with ACCUs in the period 1 July 2012 to 1 July 2015; see clause 125(7) of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[139]   Clause 128(7)-(9) of the Clean Energy Bill 2011.

[140]   National Farmers Federation, Senate Standing Committee on Environment and Communications – Legislation Committee Submission 39, pp. 8-9. This issue is also discussed in more detail in Chapter 4 of the Senate Standing Committee on Environment and Communications – Legislation Committee report on the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Bill 2011 [Provisions], Carbon Credits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011 [Provisions] and the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Bill 2011 [Provisions], see pp. 56-60.

[141]   See Mr Michael Norton, WA Farmers Federation, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 59.

[142]   For a list of these initiatives see National Farmers Federation, Submission 63, p.5.

[143]   Mr Dale Park, WA Farmers Federation, Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 58.

[144]   See Part 2, Schedule 1  of the Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011 and the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment Bill 2011 and the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment Bill 2011.

[145]   Green Cooling Association, Submission 51 and supplementary submission.

[146]   Mr Brent Hoare, Green Cooling Association, Committee Hansard, 28 September 2011, p.30.

[147]   See Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum.

[148]   See Australian Government, Securing a Clean Energy Future: the Australian Government’s climate change plan, 2011, Chapter 8.

[149]   See Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates Amendments) Bill 2011 and Clean Energy (Income Tax Laws Amendments) Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum.

[150]   Australian Government, Securing a Clean Energy Future: the Australian Government’s climate change plan, 2011, pages 37, 38 and 48 and Chapter 8.

[151]   Mr Damian Sullivan, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, pp. 56-57.

[152]   Ms Lin Hatfield-Dodds, UnitingCare Australia, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 57.

[153]   Ms Susan Helyar, UnitingCare Australia, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 57.

[154]   Ms Josephine Root, Council of the Ageing, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 59.

[155]   See Senator Louise Pratt and Ms Josephine Root, Council of the Ageing, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 62.

[156]   Ms Lin Hatfield-Dodds, UnitingCare Australia, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 61. See also UnitingCare Australia, Submission 65.

[157]   Ms Lin Hatfield-Dodds, UnitingCare Australia, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 63.

[158]   Ms Jenny Wilkinson, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 22.

[159]   Clause 5 of the Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011.

[160]   Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum, p. 1.

[161]   Ms Jenny Wilkinson, DCCEE, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 22.

[162]   Ms Lindy Edwards, DIISR, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 22.

Report of Coalition Members and Senators

[1] Mr Noel Bowman for the extended Bowman Family, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.37PM.

[2] Mr Stuart Allinson, Director, Exigency Management Pty Ltd, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 13.

[3] Mr Greg Evans, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 36.

[4] Dr Alan Moran, Director Deregulation Unit, Institute of Public Affairs, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 57.

[5] Ms Mary Carroll, Capricorn Enterprise, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 39.

[6] Mr John Harry Pegler, Chairman, Australian Coal Association, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, pp. 64-65.

[7] Channel Ten News, 16 August 2010.

[8] PM’s carbon price promise, The Australian, 20 August 2010.

[9] 7:30 Report, ABC, 12 August 2010.

[10] Meet the Press, Channel Ten, 15 August 2010.

[11] Interview with Jon Faine, 20 March 2009.

[12] Interview with Jon Faine, 20 March 2009.

[13] Lateline, ABC, 16June 2009.

[14] Press Conference, 20 March 2009.

[15] Mr and Mrs John and Barbara Rodham, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 7.42AM.

[16] Mr Bradley Ezzy, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.10PM.

[17] Mr Frank McKee, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 12.45PM.

[18] Mr Brad Kelly, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 12.12PM.

[19] Ms Jenny Dolzadelli, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 7.45PM.

[20] Ms Annette Donohue, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.11PM.

[21] Mr Paul Howell, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.01PM.

[22] Mr Liam O'Connor, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.00PM.

[23] Ms Christine Davitt, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 12.16PM.

[24] Ms Shirley Dawson, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 12.06PM.

[25] Mr Scott O'Connell, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 12.50AM.

[26] Ms Michelle Burrows, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 6.25PM.

[27] Mr Olav Banneck, unaccepted submission, received 19 September 2011, 11.29PM.

[28] Mr Ronald Atwell, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 8.58PM.

[29] Mr Chris Thomas, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.13PM.

[30] Mr Brian Fergusson, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.05PM.

[31] Mr Vincent Tesoriero, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 2.48PM.

[32] Mr Brian Pratt, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.51PM.

[33] Mr Alan Herbert, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.49PM.

[34] Mr Kenneth Taylor, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.46PM.

[35] Mr Harold Bull, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 1.35PM.

[36] Mrs Joanna Gash, Member for Gilmore; Ms Anna Burke, Member for Chisholm; Mr Timothy McCauley, National Project Officer, Australian Manufacturing Workers Union, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 26.

[37] Hon Tony Smith MP, Member for Casey; Mr Timothy McCauley, National Project Officer, Australian Manufacturing Workers Union; Mr Joel Fetter, Director Policy and Legal, Australian Council of Trade Unions, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 31.

[38] Senator Simon Birmingham; Mr Joel Fetter, Director Policy and Legal, Australian Council of Trade Unions, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 29.

[39] Mr George Christensen MP, Member for Dawson; Mr Joel Fetter, Director Policy and Legal, Australian Council of Trade Unions, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 31.

[40] Mr Tony Maher, CFMEU, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 6.

[41] Hon Julia Gillard MP, Interview with Mr Alan Jones, 25 February 2011. [http://www.pm.gov.au/press-office/transcript-interview-alan-jones-2gb]

[42] Mr John Harry Pegler, Chairman, Australian Coal Association, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 64.

[43] Productivity Commission, Carbon Emission Policies in Key Economies, 2011, p. 50.

[44] Professor Ross Garnaut, The Garnaut Review 2011, p. 83.

[45] Mr Brendan Pearson, Deputy Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 76.

[46] Mr Douglas Young, Law Council of Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 52.

[47] Mr Douglas Young, Law Council of Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 51.

[48] World Bank, State and Trends of the Carbon Market 2011, p. 17.

[49] Ibid, p. 18.

[50] ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd, Submission 38, p. 6.

[51] Mr Greg Evans, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 31.

[52] Dr Alan Moran, Director Deregulation Unit, Institute of Public Affairs, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 59.

[53] Ms Helen Miller, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.50PM.

[54] Mr Jim Driver, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.01PM.

[55] Mr Nicolaas de Vries, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 9.03AM.

[56] Mr Ian Lansdown, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 6.38PM.

[57] United Nations Environment Programme, The Emissions Gap Report, p. 16.

[58] International Energy Agency, World Energy Outlook 2010, Executive Summary, p. 3.

[59] Mr Erwin Jackson, The Climate Institute, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 41.

[60] Rio Tinto, Submission 29, p. 1.

[61] Dr Frank Jotzo, Crawford School of Economics and Government, Australian National University, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 23.

[62] Australian Industry Greenhouse Network (AIGN), Submission 33, p. 2.

[63] Mr Brendan Pearson, Deputy Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 73.

[64] Senator Simon Birmingham; Mrs Roslyn DeGaris, Chief Executive officer, National Lime Association of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, pp. 19-20.

[65] Mr Brendan Pearson, Deputy Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 71.

[66] Dr Alan Moran, Director Deregulation Unit, Institute of Public Affairs, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 59.

[67] Dr Alan Moran, Director Deregulation Unit, Institute of Public Affairs, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 60.

[68] Mr Brendan Pearson, Deputy Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 73.

[69] Institute of Public Affairs, Submission 14, p. 7.

[70] Institute of Public Affairs, Submission 14, p. 8.

[71] Senator Simon Birmingham; Senator Mathias Cormann; Dr Alan Moran, Director Deregulation Unit, Institute of Public Affairs, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, pp. 60-61.

[72] Ms Lorna Murray, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 1.51PM.

[73] Mr Michael Smith, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 1.01PM.

[74] Mr Michael Bishop, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011 2.02PM.

[75] Pat Winton, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.48PM.

[76] Mr Edwin and Mrs Nannette Bailey, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.51PM.

[77] Mr Bill Oakley, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 5.51PM.

[78] Angela and Paul, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.51PM.

[79]  Mr Geoff Cass, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 3.00PM.

[80] Mr Peter O’Brien, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 9.58AM.

[81] Ms Meghan Quinn, General Manager, Macroeconomic Modelling Division, Treasury, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 7.

[82] Dr David Gruen, Treasury, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 5.

[83] Dr David Gruen, Treasury, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 5.

[84] Mr Blair Comley, Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 8.

[85] Senator Simon Birmingham; Dr Alan Moran, Director Deregulation Unit, Institute of Public Affairs, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 59.

[86] Senator Mathias Cormann, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 9.

[87] Ms Meghan Quinn, General Manager, Macroeconomic Modelling Division, Treasury, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 9.

[88] Dr Alan Moran, Director Deregulation Unit, Institute of Public Affairs, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 57.

[89] Ms Meghan Quinn, Treasury, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, pp. 8-9.

[90] Mr Blair Comley, Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 16.

[91] Dr Alan Moran, Director Deregulation Unit, Institute of Public Affairs, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 63.

[92] Mr John Harry Pegler, Chairman, Australian Coal Association, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 64.

[93] Australian Industry Greenhouse Network (AIGN), Submission 33, p. 5.

[94] Treasury, Strong Growth Low Pollution, Modelling a Carbon Price – Update, p. 5.

[95] Institute of Public Affairs, Submission 14, pp.12-13.

[96] Treasury, Strong Growth Low Pollution, Modelling a Carbon Price – Update, p. 5.

[97] Institute of Public Affairs, Submission 14, pp. 12-13.

[98] Treasury, Strong Growth Low Pollution, Modelling a Carbon Price – Update, p. 5.

[99] Institute of Public Affairs, Submission 14, pp.12-13.

[100] Exigency Management Pty Ltd, Submission 43, p. 6.

[101] Mr Jason Horton, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 10.05PM.

[102] Ms Jan Collins, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.13PM.

[103] National Lime Association, Submission 4, p. 4.

[104] Mr Stuart Allinson, Director, Exigency Management Pty Ltd, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 16.

[105] Mr Stuart Allinson, Director, Exigency Management Pty Ltd, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 16.

[106] Ms Margaret Port, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 11.01PM.

[107] Mr David Allen, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 5.08PM.

[108] World Bank, State and Trends of the Carbon Market 2011, p. 9.

[109] Mr Stuart Allinson, Director, Exigency Management Pty Ltd; Mr Adrian Palmer, Director, Exigency Management Pty Ltd, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 17.

[110] Mr Blair Comley, Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 7.

[111] World Bank, State and Trends of the Carbon Market 2011, p. 40.

[112] World Bank, State and Trends of the Carbon Market 2011, p. 41.

[113] Dr Alan Moran, Director Deregulation Unit, Institute of Public Affairs, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 57.

[114] Mr Erwin Jackson, The Climate Institute, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 47.

[115] Institute of Public Affairs, Submission 14, pp. 12-13.

[116] Origin Energy Limited, Submission 18, p. 2.

[117] Hilary Blakiston, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.49PM.

[118] Mr Peter O’Brien, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 9.58AM.

[119] Ms Michelle Davis, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 3.16PM.

[120] For example, Australian Government, Securing Australia’s clean energy future: the Australian Government’s climate change plan, p. 15.

[121] Mr Matthew Warren, Chief Executive, Clean Energy Council, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 40.

[122] GE Energy Australia  and New Zealand, Submission 11, p. 3.

[123] Mr Simon Kelley and Mr Tim Nelson, AGL Energy, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 26.

[124] Mr Simon Kelley, AGL Energy, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 24.

[125] Mrs Joanna Gash MP, Member for Gilmore; Mr David Griffin, General Manager Development, Infigen Energy, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 53.

[126] Mr Matthew Warren, Chief Executive, Clean Energy Council, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 41.

[127] Ms Anna Skarbek, Executive Director, ClimateWorks Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 48.

[128] Treasury, Strong Growth, Low Pollution, Modelling a Carbon Price, p. 134.

[129] Professor Ross Garnaut, The Garnaut Review 2011, p. 17.

[130] Treasury, Strong Growth Low Pollution, Modelling a Carbon Price – Update, p. 12.

[131] Mr Aaron Antonas, unaccepted submission, received 19 September 2011, 10.06PM.

[132] Treasury, Strong Growth, Low Pollution, Modelling a Carbon Price, p. 134.

[133] Democratic Labor Party of Australia (Victorian State Branch), Submission 7, p. 3.

[134] Mr Peter Heffernan, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 2.50PM.

[135] Ms Janet Stringer, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 12.33PM.

[136] Ms Helen Topolski, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 12.34PM.

[137] Ms Colleen Varlow, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.04PM.

[138] Chris Bedford, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.12PM.

[139] Mr Sean Unwin, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.51PM.

[140] Rikki Gee, unaccepted submission, received 19 September 2011, 10.05PM.

[141] Ms Jennifer Tan, unaccepted submission, received 19 September 2011, 10.19PM.

[142] Ms Carol Petith, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 12.19PM.

[143] Ms Lina Coffey, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.07PM.

[144] UnitingJustice Australia, Submission 37, p. 4.

[145] Uniting Care Australia, Submission 65, pp. 10-11.

[146] Mr Tim Nelson, AGL Energy, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 26.

[147] Ms Lin Hatfield-Dodds, UnitingCare Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p.62.

[148] Ms Lorna Murray, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 1.51PM.

[149] Mr Tate Prentice, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 12.25PM.

[150] Mr Matthew South, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 7.21PM.

[151] Mr Calum Susko, unaccepted submission, received 19 September 2011, 9.34AM.

[152] Mr H. Grech, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.51PM.

[153] Mr Paul Barfoot, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.36PM.

[154] Mr Paul Delaney, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.46PM.

[155] Ms Karen Campbell, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.01PM.

[156] Alex Clark, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 10.03PM.

[157] Mr Jason Horton, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 10.05PM.

[158] Australian Government, Supporting Australian households: Helping household move to a clean energy future, p. 5.

[159] Australian Government, Supporting Australian households: Helping household move to a clean energy future, p. 5.

[160] Ms Susan Helyar, UnitingCare Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 62.

[161] Hon Julia Gillard MP, Sydney Morning Herald, Gillard Promotes Carbon Tax at Forum, 5 October 2011.

[162] Mr Marty Robinson, Manager, Household Modelling and Analysis Unit, Treasury, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 12.

[163] Australian Government, cleanenergyfuture Fact Sheet: Household Assistance – Tax Reform, p. 3.

[164] Ms Josephine Root, COTA Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 60.

[165] Senator Simon Birmingham; Ms Peta Winzar, Group Manager, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and indigenous Affairs, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 21.

[166] Senator Simon Birmingham; Mr Blair Comley, Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 20.

[167] Senator Simon Birmingham; Mr Blair Comley, Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 21.

[168] Australian Government, Securing a clean energy future: The Australian Government’s Climate Change Plan, p. 135.

[169] Mr Garry Wilson, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 1.28PM.

[170] Mr Bob Kinnane OAM, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 12.59PM.

[171] Richard and Lynette Matthews, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.11PM.

[172] Ms Kylie Tennyson, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 5.52PM.

[173] Mr Des Featherstone, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 4.55PM.

[174] Ms Rachael Calrow, unaccepted submission, received 21 September 2011, 9.03AM.

[175] Ms Joanna Gash MP, Member for Gilmore; Mr Blair Comley, Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 23.

[176] Mr Greg Evans, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 31.

[177] Mr Shaun Lane, RehabCo, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 5.29PM.

[178] Mr Ken Taylor, Mainpack Pty Ltd, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 9.08PM.

[179] Mr Greg Evans, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 36.

[180] Ms Mary Carroll, Capricorn Enterprise, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, pp. 37-38.

[181] Ms Mary Carroll, Capricorn Enterprise, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 38.

[182] Mr Michael Norton, WA Farmers Federation, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 55.

[183] Mr Barry Sharp, AAA Engineering Technologies Pty Ltd, unaccepted submission, received 21 September 2011, 8.03AM.

[184] Mr David Melandri, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.49PM.

[185] Ms Michele Clifton, unaccepted submission, received 22 September 2011, 8.55AM.

[186] Mr Jaeson Brache, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.52PM.

[187] Mr Tony Jordan, Tony Jordan Insurances, unaccepted submission, received 19 September 2011, 12.51PM.

[188] Ms Helen Scobie, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.53PM.

[189] Mr Tibor Bode, unaccepted submission, received 19 September 2011, 10.26PM.

[190] Mr Bob Wilson, unaccepted submission, received 19 September 2011, 5.37PM.

[191] Ms Andrea Humber, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.01PM.

[192] Mr Rob Fitzgerald, Harriett's Cottage Accommodation, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.53PM.

[193] Mr Andrew Odgers, EcoPolymers, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 6.40PM.

[194] Dr Steven Kennedy, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 14.

[195] Mr John Cherry, Council of Mayors (SEQ), Submission 68, p. 2.

[196] Mr Adrian Beresford-Wylie, Australian Local Government Association, Proof Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 35.

[197] Mr John Cherry, Council of Mayors (SEQ), Submission 68, p. 3.

[198] Mr Rob Donaldson, Shoalhaven City Council, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 43.

[199] Mr Rob Donaldson, Shoalhaven City Council, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 45.

[200] Mr Adrian Beresford-Wylie, Australian Local Government Association, Proof Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 36.

[201] Mr Adrian Beresford-Wylie, Australian Local Government Association, Proof Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 34.

[202] Mr Rob Donaldson, Shoalhaven City Council, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 46.

[203] Mr Adrian Beresford-Wylie, Australian Local Government Association, Proof Committee Hansard, Melbourne, 27 September 2011, p. 35.

[204] Mr Rob Donaldson, Shoalhaven City Council, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 46.

[205] Mr Rob Donaldson, Shoalhaven City Council, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 46.

[206] Ms Mary Carroll, Capricorn Enterprise, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 37.

[207] Mr Neil Lethlean, Capricorn Enterprise, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 42.

[208] Mr Michael Norton, WA Farmers Federation, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 54.

[209] Qantas Airways Limited, Submission 17, p. 2.

[210] Australian Cane Farmers, Submission 3, p. 1.

[211] National Farmers’ Federation, Submission 63, p. 5.

[212] Growcom, Submission 34, p. 4.

[213] Bundaberg Fruit & Vegetable Growers, Submission 10, p. 1.

[214] Australian Dairy Industry Council, Submission 44, pp. 2-3.

[215] Compost Australia, Submission 53, p. 1.

[216] Ms Lin Hatfield-Dodds, UnitingCare Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 58.

[217] Ms Lin Hatfield-Dodds, UnitingCare Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 59.

[218] Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 18.

[219] Mr Blair Comley, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 18.

[220] Ms Lin Hatfield-Dodds, UnitingCare Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 63.

[221] Dr Steven Kennedy, Deputy Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 19.

[222] Ms Lin Hatfield-Dodds, UnitingCare Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 63.

[223] Dr Steven Kennedy, Deputy Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 18.

[224] Ms Meghan Quinn, Treasury, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 2.

[225] Ms Clare Savage, Acting Chief Executive officer, Energy Supply Association of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 8.

[226] Mr Temay Rigzin, Acting Policy Development Manager, Energy Supply Association of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 9.

[227] Ms Clare Savage, Acting Chief Executive officer, Energy Supply Association of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 10.

[228] Energy Supply Association of Australia, Submission 1, p. 6.

[229] Ms Clare Savage, Acting Chief Executive officer, Energy Supply Association of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 7.

[230] Australian Industry Greenhouse Network (AIGN), Submission 33, p. 4.

[231] Ms Clare Savage, Acting Chief Executive officer, Energy Supply Association of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, pp. 7-8.

[232] Ms Clare Savage, Acting Chief Executive officer, Energy Supply Association of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 9.

[233] Mr John Harry Pegler, Chairman, Australian Coal Association, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 68.

[234] Mr Greg Evans, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p.33.

[235] Australian Coal Association, Submission 58, p. 1.

[236] Mr John Harry Pegler, Chairman, Australian Coal Association, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 64.

[237] Australian Coal Association, Submission 58, p. 1.

[238] Senator Christine Milne; Mr John Harry Pegler, Chairman, Australian Coal Association, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 66.

[239] Senator Mathias Cormann; Mr John Harry Pegler, Chairman, Australian Coal Association, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 67.

[240] Mr Brendan Pearson, Deputy Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 77.

[241] Mr John Harry Pegler, Chairman, Australian Coal Association, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 65.

[242] Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association Limited (APPEA), Submission 5, pp. 4-5.

[243] Mr Warring Neilson, LPG Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 9.

[244] Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC), Submission 8, p. 4.

[245] Mr Brendan Pearson, Deputy Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 74.

[246] Mr Brendan Pearson, Deputy Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 74.

[247] Senator Mathias Cormann; Mr Brendan Pearson, Deputy Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 75.

[248] Senator Mathias Cormann; Mr Brendan Pearson, Deputy Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 75.

[249] Mr Tony Maher, CFMEU, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 6.

[250] Senator Mathias Cormann; Mr Brendan Pearson, Deputy Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 75.

[251] Professor Bruce Chapman, Crawford School of Economics and Government, Australian National University, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 18.

[252] Mr Grant Anderson, Law Council of Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 49.

[253] Mr Grant Anderson, Law Council of Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 49.

[254] MagNet- Magnetite Network, Submission 57, p. 1.

[255] Mr Bill Mackenzie, Magnetite Network, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 48.

[256] Ms Megan Anwyl, Magnetite Network, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 49.

[257] Mr Bill Mackenzie, Magnetite Network, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, pp. 50-51.

[258] Ms Megan Anwyl, Magnetite Network, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 52.

[259] Mrs Roslyn DeGaris, Chief Executive officer, National Lime Association of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 18.

[260] Mrs Roslyn DeGaris, Chief Executive officer, National Lime Association of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 18.

[261] Mrs Roslyn DeGaris, Chief Executive officer, National Lime Association of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 19.

[262] Mrs Roslyn DeGaris, Chief Executive officer, National Lime Association of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 19.

[263] Mrs Roslyn DeGaris, Chief Executive officer, National Lime Association of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 22.

[264] Mrs Roslyn DeGaris, Chief Executive officer, National Lime Association of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 18.

[265] National Lime Association, Submission 4, p. 4.

[266] Mrs Roslyn DeGaris, Chief Executive officer, National Lime Association of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 18.

[267] Senator Mathias Cormann; Mrs Roslyn DeGaris, Chief Executive officer, National Lime Association of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 20.

[268] Dr Frank Jotzo, Crawford School of Economics and Government, Australian National University, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 24.

[269] Australian Industry Greenhouse Network (AIGN), Submission 33, p. 4.

[270] Cement Industry Federation, Submission 32, p. 2.

[271] Cement Industry Federation, Submission 32, pp. 4, 7.

[272] Bond University, Submission 23, p. 1.

[273] Bond University, Submission 23, p. 1.

[274] Bond University, Submission 23, p. 4.

[275] Australian Industry Group, Submission 2, p. 2.

[276] Senator Simon Birmingham; Mr Blair Comley, Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 22.

[277] CSR Limited, Submission 20, pp. 2-3.

[278] Australian Aluminium Council Limited, Submission 24, p. 2.

[279] Australian Industry Greenhouse Network (AIGN) , Submission 33, p. 3.

[280] Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association Limited (APPEA), Submission 5, p. 6.

[281] CSR Limited, Submission 20, p. 2.

[282] Mr Greg Evans, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 31.

[283] Mr Greg Evans, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 32.

[284] Mr Greg Evans, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 32.

[285] Mr Bruce Wheeler, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.54PM.

[286] Mr Nathan Fabian, Investor Group on Climate Change, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 14.

[287] Mr Bill Mackenzie, Magnetite Network, Proof Committee Hansard, Sydney, 28 September 2011, p. 52.

[288] Mr Brendan Pearson, Deputy Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 76.

[289] Rio Tinto, Submission 29, p. 1.

[290] Law Council of Australia, Submission 61, pp. 1-2.

[291] C.B. Hopkins, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 1.09PM.

[292] Mr Joe Buttigieg, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 6.43PM.

[293] Mrs Terrie Hancox, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 3.24PM.

[294] Mr John Jordon, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 2.28PM.

[295] Mr Ivor Lewis, unaccepted submission, received 19 September 2011, 5.24PM.

[296] Mr and Mrs Paul and Kell Hilder, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 6.07PM.

[297] Mr Ian Faust, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.08PM.

[298] Mr Martin Hovey, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.08PM.

[299] Ms Denise Sygrave, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.04PM.

[300] Mr Ken Morrison, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.03PM.

[301] Ms Helen James, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 2.41PM.

[302] Mr John Hutchin, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 2.23PM.

[303] Mr Matt Wharf, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 12.33PM.

[304] Ms Jocelyn Cummings, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 5.28PM.

[305] Mr Klaas Kamminga, unaccepted submission, received 19 September 2011, 10.04PM.

[306] Yu-Seong Kong, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 10.12PM.

[307] Mr Bart Ristuccia, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 7.40PM.

[308] Mr David Nesbit, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 1.56PM.

[309] Ms Jocelyn Maxwell, unaccepted submission, received 19 September 2011, 10.06PM.

[310] Captain Bruce Dann, unaccepted submission, received 19 September 2011, 7.10PM.

[311] Mr Ian Els, unaccepted submission, received 19 September 2011, 10.37AM.

[312] Ms Elizabeth Hamilton, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 4.53PM.

[313] Mr Jeffrey Bayliss, unaccepted submission, received 19 September 2011, 10.01PM.

[314] Mr Brendan Robertson, unaccepted submission, received 19 September 2011, 10.04PM.

[315] Mr Ross Manley, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 4.32PM.

[316] Ms Jenny Dolzadelli, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 7.45PM.

[317] Mr Roy Ford, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 5.57PM.

[318] Mr Bill Oakley, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 5.51PM.

[319] Mr Rob Elings, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.54PM.

[320] Mr Ken Wright, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 1.56PM.

[321] Mr Thomas Frew, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.53PM.

[322] Ms Diane Mills, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.51PM.

[323] Mr Steve Simpson, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 12.40PM.

[324] Dr Josepf Krivanek, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 3.08PM.

[325] Ms Jenny Holmes, unaccepted submission, received 20 September 2011, 2.07PM.

[326] Mr Nigel Cornelius, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.06PM.

[327] Mr and Mrs Geoff and Colleen Moule, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.03PM.

[328] Mr Michael Bishop, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.02PM.

[329] Leslie and Billie Baker, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 2.02PM.

[330] Dr S.E. Chen, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 3.03PM.

[331] Mr Robert Hobart, unaccepted submission, received 17 September 2011, 1.14PM.

[332] Ms Virginia van den Heuvel, unaccepted submission, received 18 September 2011, 1.44PM.

[333] Dr Steven Kennedy, Deputy Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, pp. 13-14.

[334] Senator Simon Birmingham; Mr Blair Comley, Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 15.

[335] Dr Steven Kennedy, Deputy Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 11.

[336] Senator Mathias Cormann; Mr John Gallagher, Unit Manager, Indirect Tax Division, Treasury; Ms Meghan Quinn, General Manager, Macroeconomic Modelling Division, Treasury, Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 12.

[337] The Treasury, Submission 66, p. 2.

[338] Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC), Submission 8, p. 4.

[339] Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC), Submission 8, p. 4.

[340] Mr Brendan Pearson, Deputy Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, pp. 71-72.

[341] Australian Trucking Association, Submission 27, p. 3.

[342] Mr Stuart St Clair, Australian Trucking Association, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, pp. 24-25.

[343] Mr Stuart St Clair, Australian Trucking Association, Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 26 September 2011, p. 26.

[344] Australian Trucking Association,  Submission 27, p. 3.

[345] Bundaberg Fruit & Vegetable Growers, Submission 10, pp. 1-2.

[346] Refrigerants Australia, Submission 69, p. [1].

[347] Senate Brief No 8, The Senate and Legislation, May 2011, http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/pubs/briefs/brief08.htm accessed 5 October 2011.

[348] Senate Standing Committee on Employment, Workplace Relations and Education – Legislation Committee report on the Workplace Relations Amendment (Work Choices) Bill 2005 [Provisions], pp. 47-48.

[349] Ms Anna Burke MP, Chair, Joint Select Committee on Australia’s Clean Energy Future Legislation, interview on ABC News 24, 21 September 2011.

[350] Under the heading 'Previous parliamentary inquiries', from p. 6, Chair's Draft.

[351] Wayne Swan, Treasurer, interview on 702 ABC Sydney, 11 May 2011.

[352] Greg Combet, Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, doorstop media interview, 17 May 2011.

[353] Ms Anna Burke MP, Chair, Joint Select Committee on Australia’s Clean Energy Future Legislation, Proof Committee Hansard, 21 September 2011, p. 2.

[354] Proof Committee Hansard, Canberra, 21 September 2011, p. 6.

[355] Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC), Submission 8, p. 3.

[356] Bundaberg Fruit & Vegetable Growers, Submission 10, p. 3.

[357] Mr Stuart Allinson, Director, Exigency Management Pty Ltd, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 15.

[358] ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd, Submission 38, p. 3.

[359] Mr John Harry Pegler, Chairman, Australian Coal Association, Committee Hansard, 27 September 2011, p. 68.

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