About this inquiry

The bill would prohibit the Commonwealth government or its agencies from funding the refurbishment, building or purchase, or assisting in the transfer of ownership, of a coal-fired power station.

Track Inquiry

Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)


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Coal-Fired Power Funding Prohibition Bill 2017

On 4 July 2019, the Senate referred the Coal-Fired Power Funding Prohibition Bill 2017 to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 December 2019.


The closing date for submissions to the inquiry is 14 August 2019.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818