Second Reading Speeches

Renew Australia Bill 2017

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
DI NATALE, Sen Richard
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
45

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Summary

The bill: establishes Renew Australia as a statutory authority to oversee the transition of Australia’s electricity system to one based on renewable energy and provides for its functions and powers; establishes the Board of Renew Australia and provides for its functions, members and meetings; provides for the appointment of a Chief Executive Officer and staff, consultants and committees; provides for financial arrangements; and sets out a timetable for the phased closure of coal-fired power stations.