Climate and energy priorities under a Labor Government

Climate and energy priorities under a Labor Government

Nov 9
Join national Trustees and stakeholders for a discussion on seizing opportunities and advancing Australia’s interests – climate and energy priorities under a future Labor Government.
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The Hon. Chris Bowen MP, Federal Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy

Event Overview

Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy, the Hon. Chris Bowen will discuss climate and energy policy under a Labor Government, exploring issues including:
  • The opportunities along the road to net zero – and the cost of not reaching it at all. Implications for business and planning.
  • The policy prescription for action – Labor’s plans to seize the jobs opportunities of a changing global economy.
  • The shared responsibility to take action while ensuring our economic development and prospects for generations to come.
Roundtable start times:
NSW/ACT/VIC/TAS: 11.30am
SA: 11.00am
NT: 10.00am
QLD: 10.30am
WA: 8.30am

This virtual roundtable is by invitation only. The roundtable will be conducted on a virtual platform and numbers are limited to maximise participation. Invitations to virtual roundtables are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies. Roundtable discussions will be targeted to varied groups, including state-based Trustees discussions, national or industry sector Trustee roundtables, and c-suite conversations.


Meet the speaker

The Hon. Chris Bowen MP
Federal Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy

Chris entered Parliament in 2004 and has held a wide range of portfolios including serving as Treasurer, Minister for Human Services; Immigration; Financial Services; Assistant Treasurer; Competition Policy; Small Business; and Tertiary Education. Chris has been responsible for a range of significant policy reform programs in these portfolios. He served as Interim Leader of the Labor Party and Acting Leader of the Opposition following the 2013 Federal election and served as Shadow Treasurer. He was appointed to his current position as the Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy in January 2021.

Meet the host

Paul Gleeson
Group Director Sustainability and Managing Director Energy, Resources and Water, Aurecon

Paul works with government and industry leaders to help them navigate from the way they operate today industrially, to a net zero model. He knows the challenges and opportunities for future industries and business models, assets and workforces having guided the energy transition for governments and industry, working in the energy sector over the last 25 years.

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