Environment and Energy
The Clean Energy Regulator is the statutory authority responsible for administering legislation that will contribute to a reduction in Australia's net greenhouse gas emissions, including through the administration of market based mechanisms that incentivise reduction in emissions and the promotion of additional renewable electricity generation. The Clean Energy Regulator has administrative responsibilities for the: - National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting, under the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 and associated Regulations. - Emissions Reduction Fund, under the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011 and the Carbon Farming Initiative Amendment Bill 2014. - Australian National Registry of Emissions Units, under the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Act 2011 and associated Regulations. - Renewable Energy Target, under the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 and associated Regulations.
Appropriations 850089000
Departmental expenses 78258000
Average staffing level 323
5 Farrell Place
Canberra ACT 2601

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Housing and Community Amenities

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    2 April 2012

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 621 CANBERRA ACT 2601

Government appointed boards

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