Carbon Farming Initiative Amendment Bill 2014 [Provisions]

7 July 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-76010-039-1

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Committee membership (PDF 44KB)
Chapter 1 - Background (PDF 68KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Notes on references
Purpose of the bill
Background to the bill
Relevant existing programs and entities

Chapter 2 - Overview of the bill (PDF 54KB)

Emissions Reduction Fund

Chapter 3 - Key issues (PDF 99KB)

Support for the bill
Crediting period
Safeguard mechanism
Additionality and co-funding
Development of methodologies
Auction process
Enforceability and contract terms
Carbon sequestration
Eligible interest holder consent
Committee comment

Labor Senators' Dissenting Report (PDF 86KB)
Additional Comments by the Australian Greens (PDF 17KB)
Additional Comments by Senator Nick Xenophon (PDF 19KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions, additional information, and answers to questions taken on notice (PDF 10KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearing (PDF 9KB)

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

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