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16.05.22

Construction code review a chance for Australian governments to demonstrate their commitment to net zero

Mid-year, Australian federal, state and territory ministers are scheduled to gather for a significant decision that could have far-reaching impacts for all Australians: they will meet as part of the Building Ministers Meeting, to discuss an overall update to the National Construction Code (NCC) which could improve efficiency standards for new buildings and major renovations in Australia.

13.05.22

Finding climate-aligned solutions amid new and ongoing economic challenges for Australia

Two years ago, Climateworks Centre set up a group to focus on stimulating the Australian economy with climate-aligned measures to fend off a possible post-COVID recession.

12.04.22

Exciting new faces and an appreciative farewell within Climateworks’ Board

Much has evolved in Climateworks’ ambition to accelerate the transition to net zero emissions – but a constant has been the steady support of a fantastic Board whose experience and commitment spurs us onwards.

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There is enormous importance for an independent centre for policy discussion and the independent perspective that Climateworks provides, I highly value that.

Professor Ross Garnaut – Melbourne University

John F Kennedy once said, “By defining our goal more clearly, by making it seem more manageable and less remote, we help all people to see it, to draw hope from it, and to move irresistibly towards it.” I mention this because one of the units of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute – Climateworks – is doing exactly that, in an absolutely compelling way.

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director – UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

They actually understand commercial decision making processes and the barriers of companies and communities in this space.

Corporate manager – Alcoa Australia

Climateworks is having real influence and impact on governments, business and the wider community. Though climate change policy has been extremely fraught and politically difficult in recent years, Climateworks has become a key advisor for both sides of politics.

John Thwaites, Chair, Monash Sustainability Institute and Climateworks Centre, former deputy Premier and Minister for the Environment.