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19-Oct-2009
Australian Aluminium Council welcomes proposed CPRS amendments
The Australian Aluminium Council (AAC) today welcomed the release of the Coalition's plan to strengthen the Government's proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS).
20-Aug-2009
Aluminium crucial to RET passage
The Australian Aluminium Council today acknoledged improvements made during the passage of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) legislation and the altered treatment of emissions intense trade exposed (EITE) activities including aluminium smelting.
16-Aug-2009
Government proposes to make huge Aluminium RET costs more certain
The Australian Aluminium Council made it clear today that the Government's interim assistance arrangements under the Renewable Energy Target (RET) simply made it more certain that Australian aluminium producers would face higher costs than our overseas competitors.
14-Aug-2009
Australian Aluminium Council and Clean Energy Council jointly call for changes to the Renewable Energy Target
Today the Australian Aluminium Council (AAC) and the Clean Energy Council (CEC) released a joint statement on the Renewable Energy Target (RET) legislation, scheduled to be debated in Parliament next week.
13-Aug-2009
Coalition Senators call for changes - aluminium at risk
The Australian Aluminium Council welcomed the Coalition commens in the Senate Economics Committee report into the Renewable Energy Target (RET) Legislation and particularly its call that the aluminium industry gets a true 90% exemption.
23-Jul-2009
Senate Inquiry calls for submissions into legislation that will impose $700m burden on aluminium industry
Australian Aluminium Council's Executive Director, Mr Miles Prosser, today called on Geelong's business community leaders to have their voices heard at a Senate Inquiry into Federal legislation that will burden the Aluminium industry with millions of dollars in additional costs.
09-Jul-2009
Senate Inquiry calls for submissions into legislation that will impose $700m burden on aluminium industry
Australian Aluminium Council's Executive Director, Mr Miles Prosser, today called on Gladstone's business community leaders to have their voices heard at a Senate Inquiry into Federal legislation that will burden the Aluminium industry with millions of dollars in additional costs.
29-Jun-2009
Aluminium Industry Launches Glodal Green Architecture Website
The Australian Aluminium Council applauded the launch today of a new Green Arichtecture Website which highlights the advantages of using aluminium in architectural design.
18-Jun-2009
Aluminium industry welcomes scrutiny of the RET legislation
The Australian Aluminium Council welcomed today's decision to refer the legislation to expand the Renewable Energy Target (RET) to the Senate Economics Committee.
17-Jun-2009
Government issues a major thRET to Australia's aluminium industry
Australian Aluminium Council Executive Director, Miles Prosser, today called on the Government and Opposition to work together to ensure the Renewable Energy Target (RET) legislation protects Australia's multi-billion dollar aluminium smelting industry and it's associated 5,000+ jobs from unintended impacts.