BUDGET 2021: Boost to tackle on-farm emissions

Rebecca Howard
Thu, 20 May 2021

Rebecca Howard
Thu, 20 May 2021
Budget 2021 included a $62 million boost to tackle on-farm emissions.The government has pledged to reduce biogenic methane emissions to between 24% and 47% below 2017 levels by 2050 – this includes reducing them to 10% below 2017 levels by 2030. “This new budget investment will supercharge and streamline efforts,” said Damien O'Connor, the agriculture minister.The government has earmarked $37m towards the national integrated farm planning system for farmers and growers, $24m towards agricultural greenhouse gas mitigat...

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