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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.
Legislate for a target of zero net emissions by 2050
Expected completion FY 2018-19
The TCCO is leading a project to amend the Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008 (the Act), including legislating for a target of net zero emissions for Tasmania by 2050.
TCCO has undertaken broad public consultation of the proposed Act amendments, including releasing a public discussion paper in October 2018, and holding three public consultation forums in October and November 2018. Tasmanian Government agencies were consulted on the proposed Act amendments in late 2018 and early 2019.
Deliver a home energy savings program for low income households, provide energy efficiency information, and undertake energy efficiency audits and low cost upgrades
Expected completion FY 2020-21
Power$mart Homes is a new $850,000 statewide energy efficiency program to help low income Tasmanian households stay warm, save money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Under Power$mart Homes, eligible Tasmanian households will receive home energy efficiency assessments, energy efficiency information, and a range of low cost energy efficiency upgrades. The program will commence towards the end of 2019.
Support the aged care sector to prepare for, and respond to, extreme heat events by developing tailored resources for aged care facilities
Completed in 2017-18, with energy efficiency audits of nine aged care facilities and a range of resources for the aged care sector.
Identify additional policies and programs to build community resilience to population health risks in a changing climate.
The Tasmanian Climate Change and Health Roundtable was held in April 2019. Over 40 international, national and local participants attended, including health clinicians, policymakers and climate change and health researchers. Outcomes of the event are being considered and prioritised.
Deliver an energy efficiency program for community sector professionals to assist clients to reduce their energy use
Completed in 2017-18, with 12 statewide workshops for financial counsellors to better assist vulnerable clients to manage their energy use and power bills.