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Question Without Notice No. 963 asked in the Legislative Council on 4 September 2019 by Hon Tim Clifford

Minister responding: Hon W.J. Johnston
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 4 September 2019

GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS — GOVERNMENT POLICY

963. Hon TIM CLIFFORD to the minister representing the Minister for Energy:

I refer to the McGowan government's greenhouse gas emissions policy.

(1) Will the minister please table the minutes from the meetings held with the following stakeholders during the development of the policy: Chevron, Woodside, Shell, Santos, the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association, the Chamber of Minerals and Energy, the Conservation Council of Western Australia, and the Environmental Defender's Office?

(2) What stakeholders will be consulted in the further development of the policy, as highlighted by the minister; and, can the minister please table this information?

(3) When will the greenhouse gas emissions policy come into effect?

Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. The following information has been provided by the Minister for Energy.

(1) Not applicable.

(2)–(3) Development of the policy has concluded. The policy is in effect.