Labor's climate bill passes lower house as teals secure more tweaks

Karen Barlow
Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated August 5 2022 - 12:17pm, first published August 4 2022 - 12:40pm

The Labor government has heralded the dawn of a "new era of climate and energy policy certainty" after a bill to enshrine its 43 per cent 2030 emissions reduction target in law passed Parliament's lower house.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

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.

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