Contact the Tasmanian Climate Change Office on 03 6232 7173 or Service Tasmania on 1300 135 513.
Use the Tasmanian Government Directory to find staff contact details
Under the Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008 (the Act), the operation of the Act must be reviewed every four years, with the report on the first review tabled in Parliament by 31 December 2012. The inaugural review of the Act was undertaken in two parts during 2012.
The part one review focussed on the performance of the Tasmanian Climate Action Council (TCAC). Details about the Part 1 Review are available here.
In May 2012, consultant Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd was engaged by the Tasmanian Climate Change Office (TCCO) to undertake the part two review of the Act. The part two review considered the operation of the remaining sections of the Act not relating to TCAC. The focus of the Part Two Review was on:
The review included a four week period of public consultation on the objects and regulation-setting powers of the Act. An Issues Paper was released to assist stakeholders provide input to the review. Links to the Issues Paper and submissions received in response to this consultation document can be found below.
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd presented a report on its findings, titled Review Of The Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008 – Part Two (the Report) to the Minister for Climate Change on 19 October 2012 and it was tabled in Parliament on 13 November 2012. The Report provides five key recommendations which can be summarised as follows:
The Tasmanian Government responded to the Report on 22 April 2013. Links to the Report and the Government’s response to it, can be found below.
Issues Paper – Part 2 Review (PDF, 563KB)