Second Reading Speeches

Nature Repair Market (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2023

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

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Introduced with the Nature Repair Market Bill 2023 to create a national framework for a voluntary national biodiversity market, the bill amends the:

Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011
to: provide for the use and disclosure of protected information; provide for the minister to consult with the biodiversity minister before giving a direction about the Clean Energy Regulator’s powers and functions; amend the functions of the regulator to include functions conferred on it by a biodiversity law; include additional requirements for a person to be appointed as a member of the regulator; and provide for the delegation of the regulator’s functions and powers; and
National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007
to: provide that the minister may determine requirements for the conduct of audits by registered greenhouse and energy auditors; and provide for a register of greenhouse and energy auditors.

We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Australia and acknowledge their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the elders past, present and emerging.

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