DCCEEW is conducting a review into carbon leakage risks in Australia. Carbon leakage refers to shifts in production from countries with more ambitious emissions reduction policies to those with lower (or no) emissions reduction policies solely because of different policy settings.

Through this public consultation process, DCCEEW is seeking the Australian community’s feedback on the:

Your feedback will help to inform DCCEEW’s approach to understanding carbon leakage risk. Your feedback will also inform consideration of policy options as part of the second consultation in 2024.

DCCEEW is hosting a webinar on the consultation paper at 10am 22 November 2023.

The webinar link can be accessed via the calendar invite. This link is also available to download under the Timeline section of the consultation hub.

You can find the consultation paper and further information on the consultation hub.