Advisory report on the Climate Change (National Framework for Adaptation and Mitigation) Bill 2020 and Climate Change (National Framework for Adaptation and Mitigation) (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2020

June 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76092-237-5

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List of Recommendations




1. Introduction and background

  Referral of the Bills
  Purpose and overview of the Bills
  Key provisions of the Bills
  Existing frameworks
  United Kingdom climate change framework

2. Key Issues

  Objects and guiding principles
  Risk assessments and adaptation plans
  An emissions reduction target and emissions budgets
  Monitoring, reporting and accountability
  Committee comment

Additional comments by Deputy Chair Mr Josh Wilson MP and Mr Josh Burns MP

Additional comments by Mr Trent Zimmerman MP and Mrs Bridget Archer MP

  Concluding Comments

Dissenting report by Ms Zali Steggall OAM MP

  Executive Summary

A. Submissions

B. Public hearings

C. Exhibits

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