Key web pages and entry points for the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism
Provides information and relevant downloads for the Approved Destination Status (ADS) Scheme which is a bilateral tourism arrangement between the Chinese Government and a foreign destination .
The Australian Government provides consumer information in a range of languages to help travellers get the most out of their trip to Australia. Includes links to purchasing a holiday package, consumer rights, hiring a motor vehicle and how to lodge a complaint if you believe you have been unfairly treated by a business while in Australia.
Index page for the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism's energy information. The Australian Government is committed to the provision of adequate, reliable and affordable energy to meet future energy consumption needs and to underpin strong economic growth, consistent with the principles of environmental responsibility and sustainable development.
Managing energy better could result in a direct improvement to business financial performance. The Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism helps Australia's industrial energy users realise the benefits of improved energy efficiency by working to ensure that businesses can use an effective energy services market to make informed investment decisions relating to energy efficiency.
The Australian Government's Energy Efficiency Opportunities program encourages large energy-using businesses to improve their energy efficiency. It does this by requiring businesses to identify, evaluate and report publicly on cost effective energy savings opportunities.
Contains various details including energy efficiency and star ratings for a range of electrical appliances that carry an energy label. It also lists products residential, commercial and industrial which have been registered for minimum energy performance standards (MEPS).
The Energy Reform Implementation Group (ERIG) was established by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) to review certain elements of the operation of Australia’s energy sector and to suggest further reforms. This page links to the executive summary and main report: The Way Forward for Australia.
The Draft Energy White Paper provides an overview of Australia's future energy needs to 2030 (and in some cases beyond) and defines a comprehensive strategic policy framework to guide the further development of Australia's energy sector. The Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism will continue to keep stakeholders and the broader community appraised on developments in producing the Government’s Energy White Paper.
The National Framework for Energy Efficiency (NFEE) aims to unlock the significant yet untapped economic potential associated with the increased uptake of energy efficient processes and technologies across Australia.
Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism index page for information on radioactive waste management in Australia.
Index page for the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism's resources information. The Australian Government is committed to creating a policy framework to expand Australia's resource base, increase the international competitiveness of our resources sector and improve the regulatory regime, consistent with the principles of environmental responsibility and sustainable development.
Index page to the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism annual reports. Reports are available in PDF format.
Links to the Department's budget information and Portfolio Budget Statements 2013-14.
Index page for the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism's tourism information. The Australian Government is committed to maximising tourism's net economic contribution to the Australian economy and to fostering an industry that promotes the principles of environmental responsibility and sustainable development.