Carbon tax abolished from 1 July 2014

The carbon tax repeal legislation received the Royal Assent on Thursday, 17 July 2014 and the bills as part of this package are now law, with effect from 1 July 2014.

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Website transition

Content on this website is being amended and moved to to reflect changes under the Administrative Arrangement Orders. For information about the Australian Government’s climate change policy, including the Direct Action Plan and Emissions Reduction Fund, visit


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