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Companies face uncertainty from timing of carbon tax repeal

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 OCT 2013  |  NEWS
... place transitional arrangements for the unwinding of the regime. The government says it will introduce these bills when Parliament reconvenes in November. However, while the Liberal government holds the majority in the House of Representatives, it does ...

Publish What You Pay to take case to new government

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 20 SEP 2013  |  NEWS
... disclosure, and Canada has announced that they will bring in payments disclosure." Earlier this year, the European Parliament voted in favour of a new Transparency and Accounting Directive. The amendments to the Transparency and Accounting Directive ...

EY: Businesses need long term carbon policy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 23 AUG 2013  |  NEWS
Australian businesses need the next government to implement a carbon policy that protects existing commitments and supports long-term investments that reduce carbon emissions, according to EY. The ongoing political uncertainty surrounding the current ...

WWF: ETS repeal to reduce renewable energy, increase prices

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 AUG 2013  |  NEWS
Repealing Australia's emissions trading scheme would reduce renewable energy production and retail electricity customers would likely face higher prices, according to a report released by WWF-Australia. Graphic courtesy of WWF-Australia The report finds ...

Government drafts legislation to bring forward ETS timeline

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 9 AUG 2013  |  NEWS
... Green Party, a key supporting bloc that helped the Labor Party pass the Clean Energy Future legislation in this term of parliament, have said that they do not support ending the fixed price period a year early. "The key thing to note is that at the moment ...

Mandatory GHG disclosures for British listed companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2013  |  NEWS
... Exchange (LSE) will have to report greenhouse gas emissions in their strategic or directors reports, after the British parliament amended its Companies Act 2006. From October, all companies quoted on the LSE and incorporated in the UK will have to disclose ...

Publish What You Pay renews call for mandatory disclosures

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUN 2013  |  NEWS
... disclosure for companies in the mining and extractive industry. Publish What you Pay Australia's push comes as the European Parliament voted in favour of a new Transparency and Accounting Directive. The amendments to the Transparency and Accounting Directive ...

EITI conference advocates for moving beyond transparency

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAY 2013  |  NEWS
Transparent disclosure of payments made by extractive companies to the countries they operate is not an end goal, should be conflated with broader definitions of good governance, and needs to be communicated more effectively to a broader range of stakeholders. ...

Budget to cut ARENA funding, bring forward money to CTIP

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2013  |  NEWS
... director of specialist consultancy Energetics, there still remains political uncertainty if the Coalition win power in Parliament in the September elections. "CTIP impacts energy efficiency opportunities, but there won't be a significant immediate impact ...

CEFC evaluating potential project commitments ahead of July

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2013  |  NEWS
... uncertainty from a path - there isn't an uncertainty from a destination. Any statutory authority is subject to the will of Parliament, and if the government of the day wishes to pass legislation through both house of Parliament, then that's their right ...