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Submission on Climate Change (Duty of Care and Intergenerational Equity) Amendment Bill 2023

NELA welcomes the opportunity to submit a response to the Senate Standing Committee on Environment and Communications regarding the inquiry into the Climate Change Amendment (Duty of Care and Intergenerational Equity) Bill 2023 (Cth) (Bill).

As the peak body for advancing Australian environmental law and policy, NELA recognizes the potential impact of this Bill and views this submission as an opportunity to contribute to shaping environmental policies.

The proposed bill introduces statutory duties aimed at addressing decision-making impacting greenhouse gas emissions, placing emphasis on intergenerational equity.

Full submission can be viewed here.