Labor Policy

Labor Party (Candidates for Gosford and Terrigal did not respond to our letter)

As at 24 Mar 2011, NSW State Labor Party has no specific climate change policy. Under the Envrionment policy they state that they will:-

Complement national action on Climate Change through focus on Energy Efficiency

  • Complete roll-out of $63 million low-income retrofit program to 220,000 homes
  • Invest $5 million to promote and support private sector building retrofits using the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) scheme, with a target of 25 per cent of commercial buildings in City of Sydney, Parramatta and North Sydney local government areas refurbished to a 4.5 NABERS star standard within four years
  • Train a new generation of tradespeople in energy efficiency and waste avoidance bymaking green skills training a component of all apprenticeships
  • Advocate national adoption of an energy efficiency strategy reflecting the landmark workby NSW in this area