Submissions

February 16, 2016

AAC Submission on the Draft Report on Australia’s Climate Policy Options

This submission is provided in two parts – a response to some statements in the Climate Change Authority’s draft report;...
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September 21, 2015

AAC Submission on the Draft Safeguard Mechanism Rule 2015

The Australian Aluminium Council (AAC) believes that any policy approach to climate change should not harm the competitiveness of Australian...
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August 20, 2015

AAC Submission on Coastal Shipping Legislation Amendments

The Council welcomes the proposed changes in the Shipping Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 that will allow our member companies access...
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July 6, 2015

AAC Submission on the East Coast Gas Inquiry

The Council is concerned that the Australian domestic gas market is currently neither efficient nor deep.  The alumina and aluminium...
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April 29, 2015

AAC Submission to the UNFCCC Taskforce – Greenhouse Gas Emissions Target

The impact of climate policy on Australian facilities is dependent on the costs imposed on those facilities by domestic policy,...
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April 27, 2015

AAC Submission on the Safeguard Mechanism

The AAC strongly urges the inclusion of an emissions intensity test as part of the safeguard mechanism design, to ensure...
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November 12, 2014

AAC Submission on the Facilities Method (Draft Method Determination)

Overall, the Facilities Method would provide an efficient way for projects that will have a material impact on emissions at...
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October 10, 2014

AAC Submission on the Proposed Variation to the Ambient Air Quality NEPM

In setting PM standards it is particularly important to take into account the variable level of natural background particulate matter...
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July 10, 2014

AAC Comments on the Ozone and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Act Review

The Council discusses the work done by the Australian aluminium industry in ensuring the dramatic decrease of emissions of perfluorocarbons...
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June 28, 2014

AAC Response to the Minamata Ratification (Mercury Emissions)

The Council comments on the effects on the bauxite, alumina and aluminium industry of the agreements of the Minamata Convention...
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June 20, 2014

AAC Submission on the Bill to Repeal the EEO Program

The Council supports the bill to repeal the EEO program, explaining that it had been an unnecessary increase in red...
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June 5, 2014

AAC Submission on the Coastal Shipping Options Paper

This submission outlines the Council's preference for a repeal of the Coastal Trading Act and highlights the importance of ensuring...
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May 16, 2014

AAC Submission on the RET Review 2014

In this submission, the Council puts forward the view that the RET had not reduced greenhouse emissions and had disproportionately...
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February 21, 2014

AAC Submission on the Emissions Reduction Fund Green Paper

The AAC responds to the Emissions Reduction Fund Green Paper.
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February 14, 2014

AAC Submission to the Energy White Paper – Issues Paper

This submission discusses the challenges and issues facing Australian Aluminium Council members in Australian energy markets.
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