Climate Change Authority (Board)
Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
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.
Type of Body
R. Management Board
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Climate Change Authority Act 2011
Max No. of Board/Committee Members
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
X. Internal Management
1 July 2012
Current board appointments
|Position||Appointee||Start Date||End Date|
|Chair||Dr. Wendy Craik AM||12 October 2015||12 January 2021|
|Other||Dr. Alan Finkel AO||1 January 2016||31 December 2020|
|Member||Ms. Kate Carnell AM||12 October 2015||12 January 2021|
|Member||Mr. Stuart Allinson||12 October 2015||12 January 2021|
|Member||Mr. Mark Lewis||1 April 2019||14 March 2024|
|Member||Dr. Russell Reichelt||1 April 2019||14 March 2024|
|Member||The Hon. John Sharp||12 October 2015||12 January 2021|