Submissions to government enquiries

CCBR makes formal submissions on a range of political issues, at both state and federal level. In addition we write to local State and Federal MPs and ministers, on relevant issues. We encourage individual members to do the same.


Mar: CCBR's submission on the National Energy Guarantee (NEG)


Nov: CCBR's letter to CMEC about its proposed financing of Adani mine 

Oct : CCBR's letter to NAIF requesting them not to make a loan to Adani

Jul :  CCBR's submission to ATO review of Deductible Grant Recipient rules 

May: CCBR's submission to IPART's review of NSW PV feed-in tariffs

May: CCBR's submission to the Federal Review of Climate Policy Discussion Paper

Mar: CCBR's submission to the Greater Sydney Commission's Draft Central District Plan

Mar: CCBR's submission to Finkel review of NEM


Nov: CCBR's submission to the Senate Inquiry into Coal Plant Closure

Oct: CCBR's submission to the NSW Rocky Hill Coal Project

Oct: CCBR's submission to Standing C'tee re ratification of the Paris Agreement

Aug: To NSW Energy Minister re upcoming COAG

Mar: CCBR's submission to Mark Butler on Labor's climate policy

Feb: CCBR's submission to NSW EPA on Container Deposit Scheme


Nov: CCBR's submission to M4 East Environmental Impact Statement

Sep: To PM calling for stronger commitments on emissions (208 signatures)

May: CCBR's review of Leichhardt Council's Sustainability Strategy

Apr: CCBR's submission on Post-2020 Emissions Targets

Mar: Response from Mathias Cormann, agreeing Hunt lied 

Jan : To Greg Hunt regarding cost of abatement under the Carbon Tax


Apr: CCBR's submission on Modelling Assumptions for RET review

Feb: CCBR's submission on the Emissions Reduction Fund Green Paper


Feb: CCBR's submission on Leichhardt Municipal Council's Climate Change plan


Oct: CCBR member's submission on NSW Draft Renewable Energy Action Plan

Mar: CCBR's Submission on Draft NSW Planning Guidelines: Wind Farms

Mar: CCBR's Submission on Draft Energy White Paper

Jan: CCBR's Submission on IPART's Draft Report re Solar Feed-in Tariff for NSW


Dec: CCBR's Submission on the CEFC's Mandate

Sep: CCBR's Submission on a Fair Solar Feed-in Tariff for NSW

Aug: CCBR's Submission on Draft Exposure of Clean Energy Bill

April: CCBR's submission to NSW Planning and Infrastructure's 2011 Proposed Coal & Gas Strategy (no longer online).

Feb: CCBR's Submission to Senate Inquiry on The Social and Economic Impact of Rural Wind Farms is number 310 (a PDF file)


Jan: Submission on The Treatment of 'Solar Credits' Renewable Energy Certificates under the RET is here.


Apr: Submission to Department of Climate Change's Exposure draft of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme legislation

Oct: Submission to NSW State Government's Major Infrastructure Planning, Bayswater B Power Station Proposal. The response can be found here.

Oct: Submission to NSW State Government's Major Infrastructure Planning, Mount Piper Extension Power Station Proposal.The response can be found here.


Sep: Submission to Federal Government's CPRS Green Paper