Resource Category: Submissions to Government Inquiries and Reviews - Federal Government

Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment(Standards and Assurance) Bill 2021


We, at Lighter Footprints, have serious reservations about the approach proposed in the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standards and Assurance) Bill 2021 to the negotiation and content of the bilateral agreements and the monitoring of their implementation. We recommend that the Bill include: a provision that any subsequent review of the National Environment […]

Response to consideration by Treasury on virtual AGMs


A submission by Lighter Footprints to the market conduct division of Treasury related to making permanent reforms to virtual meetings and electronic communications, particularly AGMs. Submitted on the 30th October 2020.

Inquiry by the Senate Select Committee on Covid-19


A submission by Lighter Footprints to the Senate Select Committee on Covid-19 on the 28th May 2020.

Lighter Footprints submission to the Inquiry by the Senate Select Committee on COVID-19

Bioenergy Roadmap 10 June 2020


A submission by Lighter Footprints to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency made 10 June 2020 regarding the role the bioenergy sector can play in accelerating Australia’s energy transition. We support the intention behind these consultations in that we recognise the need to investigate all possibilities that can contribute to Australia reducing its carbon emissions to […]

The National Energy Guarantee – Draft Design Consultation Paper


Submission on the Draft Design Consultation Paper: The National Energy Guarantee that the Energy Security Board released on 15 February 2018. The Consultation Paper is designed to gather feedback that will used in preparing a draft, high level design paper for distribution to all energy ministers in mid April.

Retirement of Coal Fired Power Stations


Submission to the inquiry by the Environment and Communications References Committee into the retirement of coal fired power stations. This report outlines the case for closure of Australia’s Eastern States coal fired power stations and presents a view of what a coordinated and comprehensive policy framework would be. The various available technologies that can be […]