Climate Change

Tax Reform on Gas Is Welcome, But Other Difficult Issues Lie Ahead

The government’s surprise move to address the way tax revenue is collected for gas projects is a welcome reform, but Australia still has a long… Read More ›

Budget Forum 2018: Should Australia Produce a Citizen’s Climate Budget?

It is increasingly recognized that ecological forces and climatic processes have had, and will continue to have, a significant impact on societies and their economies.… Read More ›

Evaluating Australian Environmental Taxes through Behavioural Economics: A Case Study of the Sydney Harbour Bridge Charge

In November 2017, the latest Climate Change Performance Index was released. The Index’s annual review of climate change policies in 60 countries confirmed that, in… Read More ›

Will Cars Go Green under the ACT’s Reformed Vehicle Purchase Tax?

The Australian Government is reviewing its climate policies during 2017 to ensure that they, “remain effective in achieving Australia’s 2030 target and Paris Agreement commitments”.… Read More ›