ALCA submission to the Productivity Commission on the Future Drought Fund
Building environmental resilience prior to the disaster of drought will help mitigate its economic, social and environmental impacts.
After the disaster of drought, management activities – including, where appropriate, relevant, a transition to sustainable land use change – will help build resilience back into the landscape, and into communities.
ALCA submission on the exposure draft of the Nature Repair Market Bill
ALCA continues to welcome a national biodiversity market that can deliver high-quality, high-integrity, and positive outcomes for the environment, and which sits alongside stronger environmental laws that protect much more of Australia’s remaining natural habitat.
With further strengthening, the Bill has the potential to deliver a successful nature repair market.
ALCA submission to Treasury’s consultation on Climate-related financial disclosures
It is in Australia’s interest to rapidly progress implementation of standards for climate-related financial risk disclosures.
The legislation on these standards should also be flexible enough to incorporate expected future standards for nature-related financial risk disclosures.
ALCA submission on South Australia’s proposed Hydrogen and Renewable Energy Act
ALCA supports a transition to renewable energy that delivers on both climate action and nature.
ALCA submission to the implementation of the National Reconstruction Fund
Given nature’s underpinning role in our economy, ALCA recommends that the nature sector be included as one of the National Reconstruction Fund’s priority areas for investment, as well as recommending a range of nature-positive changes to the Fund’s Investment Mandate Direction.
ALCA submission to Treasury’s Measuring What Matters consultation
ALCA recommends three primary environmental indicators for the Federal Budget, namely: biodiversity (by way of protected areas), access to green space, and
greenhouse gas emissions per capita.