Government now accepting proposals for the carbon farming positive and negative lists

The Australian Government today published guidelines inviting farmers, landholders and other land managers to propose activities for the Positive and Negative Lists under the Government’s Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI).

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Building a clean energy future in commercial offices

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, welcomed the full roll out of the Commercial Building Disclosure Program, which will come into effect from 1 November 2011 following a one year transition period.

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Helping low-income earners get ready for a clean energy future

The Australian Government is today announcing a new Home Energy Saver Scheme to help low-income households get ready for a clean energy future, by improving household energy efficiency and cutting back on energy costs.

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Low carbon comunities to improve energy efficiency

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, and the Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today published consultation papers on the design of two streams under the Low Carbon Communities initiative.

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Review of the National Carbon Offset Standard

The Government today published a public consultation paper on updates to the National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS).

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New era of opportunity for Indigenous landholders

The Government's Carbon Farming Initiative, which passed the Parliament yesterday, offers new economic opportunities for Indigenous landholders across the country.

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Carbon farming brings fields of opportunity for regional Australia

The Gillard Government’s Carbon Farming Initiative has today passed through the Parliament to establish a regulated carbon offsets market in Australia.

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Government urges Senate to pass Carbon Farming Initiative

The Gillard Government has today published draft regulations that set out potential types of projects for inclusion in the Carbon Farming Initiative and provide protection for the farming sector and environment.

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Carbon farming opportunities for Indigenous Australians

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today held further talks with Indigenous leaders from across Australia on Indigenous participation in the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI), at a roundtable in Melbourne.

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Labor supports manufacturing

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today outlined how the Gillard Government’s Clean Energy Future plan will ensure Australia’s manufacturing sector remains competitive into the future.

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