The Clean Energy Regulator is an economic regulator that administers schemes that work together to measure, manage, reduce or offset Australia's carbon emissions.
The Clean Energy Regulator's purpose is to accelerate carbon abatement for Australia.
The agency administers the Australian Government's legislated schemes that work together to measure, manage, reduce or offset Australia's carbon emissions and increase the use of renewable electricity.
During 2014–15 the Clean Energy Regulator administered the:
The Clean Energy Regulator contributes to a reduction in Australia's net greenhouse gas emissions, including through the administration of market based mechanisms that incentivise reduction in emissions and the promotion of additional renewable electricity generation.
The Clean Energy Regulator upholds the Australian Public Service values of impartiality, commitment to service, accountability, respect and ethical behaviour. The agency also values integrity, professionalism, responsiveness and empowerment. These value sets are complementary and underpin how staff in the agency work with each other, as well as with clients, partners and stakeholders across government and industry.
The Clean Energy Regulator works with:
For more details on partnerships, see page 80. For more details on the client communications survey, see page 81.
The Clean Energy Regulator is responsible for:
The Clean Energy Regulator was established on 2 April 2012 as an independent statutory authority under the Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011. Other relevant legislation includes:
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The Clean Energy Regulator is a Government body responsible for accelerating carbon abatement for Australia.