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Carbon credits explained: Australia's Emissions Reduction Fund under scrutiny

Alex Crowe
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Alex Crowe, and Dan Jervis-Bardy
March 24 2022 - 6:30pm
Australia's Emissions Reduction Fund is facing allegations of serious mismanagement. Picture: Shutterstock

Australia's Emissions Reduction Fund is facing allegations of serious mismanagement, with claims millions of taxpayers' dollars have been paid out as carbon credits with no benefit to the environment.

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Alex Crowe

Alex Crowe

Science and Environment Reporter

Alex covers science and environment issues, with a focus on local Canberra stories. alex.crowe@austcommunitymedia.com.au

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.