The Australian Government plan to introduce a National Energy Guarantee to deliver an affordable and reliable energy system.
The Australian Government is providing $6.1 million over 3 years, from 2018-19, to improve climate and extreme weather information for the electricity sector.
Case study prepared by Team Catalyst showing how the design of a community centre in a retirement village in western Sydney might change if the building had been designed to comply with the 2019 version of the energy efficiency provisions in Section J of Volume 1 of the National Construction Code, rather than the 2016 version. The case study focuses on the building fabric provisions. The case study was completed in early 2018 using an early draft version of Section J 2019 and does not fully reflect the final version published in February 2019.
The Boarding House project at Roselands New South Wales is still in design development stage, and consists of 9 sole occupancy units and a communal lounge. Out of the 9 units, 6 are proposed to be two storey structures, with a mezzanine bedroom. The 3 remaining units and communal lounge room are proposed to be single storey structures. The project is a class 3 building under the NCC, located at Roselands, inner western Sydney which falls in NCC Climate Zone 5.
The Australian Government has approved Snowy 2.0 which will see the expansion of Australia’s iconic Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Scheme. Snowy 2.0 is a key part of government initiatives to deliver affordable and reliable power.
The Australian Government will invest $6.5 million to commence the process to introduce an energy rating label to space heating appliances. This measure will deliver up to 15 million tonnes in emissions reductions by 2030.
The Australian Government is partnering with the Tasmanian Government through targeted investments to help realise the significant potential that Tasmania offers to deliver additional electricity generation and much needed energy storage to the National Electricity Market.