Environment and Energy
On 13 May 2014, the Government announced in the Ministerial Paper Small Government - Smaller and More Rational Government that the Climate Change Authority will be ceased.
The Climate Change Authority is an independent statutory agency that provides advice to the Government on climate change policy. The Authority undertakes periodic reviews of the Carbon Farming Initiative and the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System legislation.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Climate Change Authority Act 2011

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2012

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Dr. Wendy Craik AM 12 October 2015 11 October 2020
Member Dr. Alan Finkel AO 1 January 2016 Determined by the appointer
Member The Hon. John Sharp 12 October 2015 11 October 2020
Member Mr. Stuart Allinson 12 October 2015 11 October 2020
Member Ms. Kate Carnell AM 12 October 2015 11 October 2020
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