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Second Reading Speeches

Climate Change Bill 2022

Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
Originating house
House of Representatives
Parliament no

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Introduced with the Climate Change (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2022, the bill: outlines Australia's greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets of a 43% reduction from 2005 levels by 2030 and net zero by 2050; requires the minister to prepare and table an annual climate change statement; requires the Climate Change Authority to give the minister advice in relation to the annual statement and future greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets; and provides for periodic reviews of the operation of the Act.

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