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Budget 2024: Additional $11.3bn promised for housing

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... million of them. Our goal is ambitious - but achievable, if we all work together and if we all do our bit," Treasurer Jim Chalmers said. "Tonight's Budget delivers an additional $1.9 billion in loans to help build 40,000 social and affordable homes. ...

Budget 2024: A win for clean energy, not environment

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... down-payment" on clean energy - but fails on nature and biodiversity, gas, electrification, and ACCUs. Treasurer Jim Chalmers aims to unlock $65 billion in renewables by 2030 through the Capacity Investment Scheme. Key allocations include: $1bn to Solar ...

Directors welcome new climate reporting regime

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... requirements for major companies. The rules were supposed to come into effect July 1 - but on Wednesday, Treasurer Jim Chalmers announced that large entities will now have until January 2025, and smaller business will follow in 2027-2028. Investors ...

More calls for adaptation

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... on our natural environment." Canberra is currently consulting on a sustainable finance strategy led by Treasurer Jim Chalmers, aimed at facilitating multiple forms of investments. Initially, the consultation was to aimed at improving and facilitating ...

Greg Combet to depart Net Zero Economy Agency for Future Fund

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... replace Peter Costello as chair of the Future Fund, commencing mid-year. At a press conference in Canberra, treasurer Jim Chalmers said the appointment of Combet, who only recently relinquished his role as chair of IFM Investors to take up the role at ...

Treasury publishes climate disclosure legislation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... more informed investment decisions and lay the foundation for a stronger, more robust financial system," Treasurer Jim Chalmers said. "The government is taking a balanced approach with these changes following extensive consultation with industry, investors ...

Top 10 most-read articles of 2023

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... climate change and biodiversity loss. #2: Government to fund sustainable finance taxonomy development April: Treasurer Jim Chalmers announced the government would co-fund the initial development phase of an Australian Sustainable Finance Taxonomy, in ...

Government sets stage for sovereign green bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... green bonds will also be assessed against the Climate Bond Initiative where appropriate, framework noted. Treasurer Jim Chalmers announced the government's intention to issue green sovereign bonds earlier this year. The program will be managed by ...

Research flags need for comprehensive ESG reporting

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... mandatory in Australia from July 2024 for large entities, with smaller businesses to follow in 2027-2028. Treasurer Jim Chalmers recently announced the government will merge the three bodies that oversee financial reporting and set reporting standards ...

Government introduces anti-slavery commissioner legislation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 1 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... Slavery Act 2018, which the government is currently considering," Dreyfus said. In this year's budget, Treasurer Jim Chalmers committed $8 million over four years to support the commissioner's establishment and operations. Earlier this year ...
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