Machinery of Government changes
From 1 February 2020, the Australian Government department responsible for administering the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 has changed to the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment – www.awe.gov.au (previously the Department of the Environment and Energy).
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment is responsible for overseeing the administration of the refrigeration and air conditioning industry permit scheme under the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas legislation.
- The Hon Sussan Ley MP, Minister for the Environment
- The Hon Trevor Evans MP, Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management
Other departments of interest
- Department of Education, Skills and Employment for education and training policy matters – www.education.gov.au
- Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources for climate change, clean energy, energy ratings and business interaction with government – www.industry.gov.au
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