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Australia

Official name: 

Commonwealth of Australia

Country income: 
High-income economies
UNFCCC Annex 1 status: 
Annex 1 Party to the Convention

Australia (2012)

Energy profile
  • Protection of surface water reservoirs

    Type: 
    Product

    A network of senior professionals with international experience in over 65 countries, EcoAdvisors helps to formulate and implement operational and philanthropic sustainability solutions across sectors.

  • Water treatment through constructed wetlands

    Type: 
    Product

    Australian Wetlands Consulting (AWC) is an industry leader in ecological consulting, stormwater, wastewater and catchment management, providing a range of specialist environmental design and consulting services for local and state government and the private sector.

  • Managed aquifer recharge

    Type: 
    Product

    Rockwater specializes in water supplies, mine dewatering, geothermal, aquifer recharge, groundwater-related investigations, and environmental assessments. Founded in 1974 and employee-owned, Rockwater has operated in most states of Australia, as well as in New Zealand, Asia, and Africa.  They are recognized as groundwater specialists by relevant water supply and regulatory authorities.

  • Jetties

    Type: 
    Product
    Technology: 

    Hall Pacific is an Australian-owned and operated dredging, civil and marine construction company, operating in the Pacific Islands, southeast Asia and Australia.

  • Coastal protection

    Type: 
    Product
    Technology: 

    Hall Contracting is Australia’s largest privately-owned dredging, civil and marine construction company with offices in South East Asia, the Pacific Islands and Australia. Whether it is dredging ports and harbours, undertaking civil infrastructure projects, creating masterplanned communities or specialised projects such as weirs and seawalls in sensitive environments, Hall has more than 65 years of experience in achieving outstanding results for clients. Hall Contracting’s marine civil expertise has developed as a direct result of many years of civil contracting and dredging experience.

  • Sustainability and Climate Change Branch, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

    Type: 
    NDE
    Country: 
    Name: 
    Mr. Steven Turnbull
    Position: 
    Climate Policy Officer
    Phone: 
    +61 2 6178 5192
    Emails: 
    Steven.turnbull@dfat.gov.au
  • Empowering millions of women in rich economies to cut carbon pollution in their daily lives through behaviour change

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Wednesday 8 November 2017
    Objective: 
    Approach: 

    Description of the project:

  • Australia's Green Vehicle Guide

    Type: 
    Publication

    The Green Vehicle Guide provides information about the environmental performance of new light-duty vehicles sold in Australia, including carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and fuel consumption. The Guide includes resources such as a fuel calculator, electric vehicle information and a truck buyers guide.

  • Biofuels: At What Cost? Government Support for Ethanol and Biodiesel in Australia

    Biofuels: At What Cost? Government Support for Ethanol and Biodiesel in Australia

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday 1 April 2008

    According to this report, the biofuel industry is more heavily supported than other industries in Australia. The report questions whether such government intervention in the fuels market, and assistance to biofuel production and use, is warranted. It concludes with several recommendations for the Australian government’s biofuels policies.

  • An Electric Vehicle Roadmap for Queensland: An Issues Paper for Public Discussion

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Friday 1 January 2010

    This roadmap outlines Queensland’s role in supporting electric vehicle (EV) adoption. It sets out priority areas and actions to investigate and plan for future infrastructure needs to support EVs and work with other governments and industry to harmonize standards, policies and regulations.

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