Australian Government announcements made at COP27 are available here.

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Australia joins international Net Zero Government Initiative

The Australian Government has joined with more than 10 global partners to establish the world’s first Net Zero Government Initiative.

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Australia endorses the international Ocean Conservation Pledge at COP27

Australia has endorsed the Ocean Conservation Pledge at COP27 to conserve or protect at least 30% of the ocean within its jurisdiction by 2030.


Australia’s National Statement to COP27

Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Chris Bowen, has delivered Australia’s National Statement to COP27

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Australia joins global drive to boost offshore wind

Australia will join an alliance of government and private organisations to boost the offshore wind industry

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Australian seagrass mapping

CSIRO, DFAT and Google team up to support climate resilience – with help from artificial intelligence – by measuring the capacity of seagrass ecosystems to absorb and sequester carbon.

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Australia joins International Mangrove Alliance for Climate

Australia will join the Mangrove Alliance for Climate further strengthening the country’s global leadership on climate action and blue carbon.

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Australia endorses Glasgow Breakthrough Agenda on Agriculture

Australia has endorsed the Glasgow Breakthrough Agenda on Agriculture to make climate-resilient, sustainable agriculture the most attractive and widely adopted option by farmers everywhere by 2030.

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Australia joins forests partnership to drive climate action

Australia has become a founding member of the Forests and Climate Leaders Partnership, a new international group to accelerate the contribution of forests to global climate action.

Kristin Tilley

New Ambassador for Climate Change

Ms Kristin Tilley has been announced as Australia’s Ambassador for Climate Change.

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Australia rises to Green Shipping Challenge at COP27

The Australian Government today joined other nations at the COP27 launch of a global pledge to improve shipping industry emissions.