Australian Government's Initial Report under the Kyoto Protocol

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Department of Climate Change
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This report is a submission of the Australian Government to the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to facilitate the calculation of the assigned amount pursuant to Article 3, paragraphs 7 and 8, and to demonstrate its capacity to account for its emissions and assigned amount for the first commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol.

Australia's National Inventory Report—2005 Revised was published on 26 February 2008 and provides a full time series of greenhouse gas emission estimates for Australia for the period 1990 to 2005. This inventory has been used to determine the estimate of Australia's assigned amount and has been submitted for international expert review.

Revised Initial Report submission to UNFCCC—21 October 2008 (PDF 100 KB)

Australia's Initial Report under the Kyoto Protocol is also available from the UNFCCC.