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Submission on the treatment of new waste coal mine gas power generation in the RET Energy market reform and greenhouse policy are complex areas of public policy. It is unlikely that those who designed the current RET/CPRS set out to encourage coal mines to burn their waste methane rather than use it to generate electricity, but that is precisely what is being proposed. This problem can be simply fixed by ensuring that existing and newly built Waste Coal Mine Gas (WCMG) generators are eligible for RECS until 2030. The small size... Read More
Submission to the Do Not Call Register Statutory Review In its submission to the Do Not Call Register Statutory Review, The Australia Institute argues that the current system of regulating unwanted telemarketing calls needs to be overhauled in recognition of the continued nuisance caused by telemarketing. The Do Not Call Register should be extended to cover all unsolicited telemarketing calls, including those that are currently "exempt". An opt-in telemarketing register could then be set up for peopl... Read More
- Response to the Paid Parental Leave Inquiry Report and Draft Recommendations
- Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into paid maternity, paternity and parental leave
- Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Paid Maternity, Paternity and Parental Leave
Assessment of Policies: The Greenhouse Challenge Program Submission No. 5 to the Senate Environment References Committee Inquiry into Australia’s Response to Global Warming
Land-use change and Australia’s Kyoto target Submission No. 4 to the Senate Environment References Committee Inquiry into Australia’s Response to Global Warming