The Climate Change Fund was established to address the impacts of climate change, encourage energy and water saving activities and increase public awareness and acceptance of climate change.
It was set up in 2007 under Part 6A of the Energy and Utilities Administration Act 1987 and is administered by the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment.
The key programs under the Fund include:
- delivering energy savings and reducing emissions
- delivering reliable, clean and affordable energy
- increasing resilience to a changing climate.