How Queenslanders are benefitting from climate action

  • 19% emissions reduction since 2005 creating a healthier and cleaner environment for Queenslanders.
  • Three islands are now 100% powered by renewables through the $25 million Great Barrier Reef Island Resorts Rejuvenation Fund.
  • Queensland has the highest rate of household rooftop solar installations in Australia, with 1 in 3 homes boasting solar.
  • Doomadgee, Mapoon, Pormpuraaw and Northern Peninsula Area communities have received remote solar systems saving thousands off their energy bills.
  • $87m through the Land Restoration Fund’s 2020 Investment Round, supporting projects from the southern border to Cape York.
  • Queensland has 5,774 megawatts of clean energy projects today (operational, under construction and financially committed)—representing $10 billion in investment and 7,900 construction jobs.
  • 54 Local Councils out of 77 preparing to manage climate risk through the Queensland Climate Resilient Councils Program.
  • More than 800 schools across Queensland are receiving solar panels and energy efficiency upgrades as part of the $168 million Advancing Clean Energy Schools Program.
  • ecoBiz Star Partners are saving an average of 31% off their energy bills, 21% on their water bills and 16% on their waste bills.