12 Sep '11, 12am

Clean energy and carbon pricing reform: catalysts for prosperity

The Australian Government’s clean energy carbon pricing reform package provides welcome incentives and certainty to industry, investors, trading partners and the broader community by signaling that Australia is now committed to becoming a clean energy economy. It will have important flow on effects for the electricity sector, renewable energy investment, business transformation, employment, training, and workforce development. Crucially, it will reinvigorate a broader sustainability agenda by unleashing a raft of microeconomic reforms encompassing social, economic, and environmental changes that will transform they way we live and work, and what we value. Assuming it isn’t rescinded by an Abbott led government, these reforms will catalyse our economy to set us on a path of sustainable prosperity. This reform is well overdue. Despite its reputation as a sophisticated modern...

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