Clean Energy Future & Energy Efficiency Grants

by eccnsw - Monday, 27 February 2012

Programs relevant to low income households and the community services sector

The Ethnic Communities Council welcomed the Clean Energy Future package announced in July last year. Since then the Government has been working to legislate key components of the package including those required to implement the proposed household assistance measures through income support and tax reform. Some measures, including some of the proposed energy efficiency programs, do not require legislation and work is underway to develop frameworks and guidelines before seeking expressions of interest in grant funding. The ECC NSW, along with other stakeholders, has been advocating where possible to ensure that these programs have clear objectives and that they are appropriately designed and promoted to encourage our members’ participation.

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