Our purpose is to accelerate carbon abatement for Australia.
We administer the Australian Government's legislated schemes that work together to measure, manage, reduce or offset Australia's carbon emissions and encourage investment in renewable energy.
During 2015-16 we administered the:
We are responsible for:
We uphold the Australian Public Service values of impartiality, commitment to service, accountability, respect and ethical behaviour. We also value integrity, professionalism, responsiveness and empowerment. These value sets are complementary and underpin how we work with each other, as well as with clients, partners and stakeholders across government and industry.
We work with:
For more details on partnerships, see the partnerships section on the Corporate governance page. For this year's client survey findings, see the client survey section on the Corporate governance page.
The Clean Energy Regulator was established on 2 April 2012 as an independent statutory authority under the
Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011. Climate change laws we administer include:
"THIS IS PROBABLY THE BEST ADMINISTERED DEPARTMENT IN THE AUSTRALIAN PUBLIC SERVICE. THE SERVICE IS BEYOND REPROACH."
PARTICIPANT IN ANNUAL CLIENT SURVEY.
Image acknowledgment: Clean Energy Regulator. Straits Mine, New South Wales, National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting scheme.
1 On 19 July 2016 the Department of the Environment was renamed the Department of the Environment and Energy.
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