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Monday, 7 November 2016
Page: 1966


Senator McGRATH (QueenslandAssistant Minister to the Prime Minister) (15:56): I seek leave to make a short statement.

The DEPUTY PRESIDENT: Leave is granted for one minute.

Senator McGRATH: Australia's most recent projections update published in April this year show that Australia is on track to meet and beat our 2020 target by 78 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent. The Department of the Environment and Energy is currently preparing updated projections of Australia's greenhouse gas emissions. Once finalised, they will be made public in the usual way.

Question agreed to.