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Department of Premier and Cabinet

Supporting community action

This priority area aims to support vulnerable Tasmanians adapt to a changing climate, increase community action to reduce emissions and energy use and commits to a long-term target to achieve zero net emissions for Tasmania by 2050.

Partners

  • Community
  • Community sector professionals
  • Aged care sector

Benefits:

  • Improved health outcomes
  • Increased community action
  • Shared responsibility in tackling the challenge of climate change
  • Alignment with the Paris Agreement

ACTION 6.1

Legislate for a target of zero net emissions by 2050

Lead Agency:  DPAC (TCCO)

Expected commencement: FY 2017-18

Expected Completion: FY 2018-19

ACTION 6.2

Deliver a home energy savings program for low income households, provide energy efficiency information, and  undertake energy efficiency audits and low cost upgrades

Lead Agency:  DPAC (TCCO)

Expected commencement: FY 2018-19

Expected Completion: FY 2020-21

ACTION 6.3

Support the aged care sector to prepare for, and respond to, extreme heat events by developing tailored resources for  aged care facilities

Lead Agency:  DHHS

Expected Completion: Complete

ACTION 6.4

Identify additional policies and programs to build community resilience to population health risks in a changing climate

Lead Agency:  DHHS

Expected commencement: Commenced

Expected Completion: Ongoing

ACTION 6.5

Deliver an energy efficiency education program for community sector professionals to assist clients to reduce their energy use

Lead Agency:  DPAC (TCCO)

Expected Completion: Complete