Review of the Emissions Reduction Fund 2020

On 9 October the Authority released its 2020 review of the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).

The Authority is required to review the Emissions Reduction Fund every three years as set out in the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011 (Cth) (CFI).  

The Authority’s recommendations build on:

  • the Government's response to the Report of the Expert Panel examining additional sources of low cost abatement (the King Review)
  • the Government's first Low Emissions Technology Statement
  • new Government funding for the Clean Energy Regulator to speed up ERF method development and project registration times
  • the Authority's recent research reports, Prospering in a low-emissions world: An updated climate policy toolkit for Australia, and Economic recovery, resilience and prosperity after the coronavirus.

Submissions to the review

The Authority thanks those stakeholders that contributed to the review through participating in consultation and/or written submissions. Public submissions to the review can be found on our website via the consultation page.


Fact sheet (Word) (PDF)

Final report (Word) (PDF)

CSIRO report (Word) (PDF)

Media release