Governments often request public submissions on issues they are planning to legislate on. Below are the submissions that LIVE has made over the years.

18 January 2021
LIVE’s Submission, in partnership with ClimActs and CLIMARTE, to the Senate Inquiry into Media Diversity.

23 September 2020
LIVE’s Submission to the Federal Government’s Environment and Communications Legislation Committee inquiry into the Grid Reliability Fund Bill 2020.

1 July 2020
ClimActs and LIVE made the following combined submission to the Inquiry into the Australian Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A full list of all submissions can be found at

28 April 2020
LIVE’s Submission to the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements.

26 August 2019
LIVE’s Submission to the Victorian Government’s “Inquiry into Tackling Climate Change in Victorian Communities”.

23 December 2018
Galilee Basin (Coal Prohibition) Bill 2018 submission from the Bayside Climate Change Action Group endorsed by LIVE.

4 August 2017
LIVE’s Submission on Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) tax arrangements.

5 May 2017
LIVE Submission to the 2017 Review of Climate Change Policies Discussion Paper

3 March 2017
LIVE’s Submission to the Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market

9 November 2016
LIVE’s Submission on the Retirement of coal fired power stations.

5 October 2016
LIVE’s Submission to the Paris Agreement.

10 August 2015
LIVE’s Submission to the Review of Victoria’s Climate Change Act 2010.

8 July 2015
LIVE’s Submission to the Inquiry into Unconventional Gas in Victoria.

19 May 2015
LIVE’s Submission on the Register of Environmental Organisations.

24 April 2015
LIVE’s Submission to Australia’s Post-2020 Emissions Reduction Target.

15 April 2015
LIVE’s Submission to Working Towards a National Clean Air Agreement.

18 March 2015
LIVE’s Submission to the Senate Select Committee on Wind Turbines.

16 January 2014
LIVE’s Submission to the Senate inquiry into the Government’s Direct Action Plan.

1 November 2013
LIVE’s Submission in response to the Australian Government’s call for public comment on its plan to abolish the carbon tax from 1 July 2014.

15 June 2012
LIVE’s Submission to the “VCEC Inquiry into Feed-in Tariffs & Barriers to Distributed Generation”.

15 March 2012
LIVE’s Submission on the Energy White Paper requested by the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism.

1 February 2012
LIVE’s Submission to Review the Code of Practice for Timber Production by the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment.

26 November 2011
LIVE’s Submission to the Victorian Government Review of the Climate Change Act (2010) responding to this request from the Victorian Government.

22 August 2011
LIVE’s Submission on the Clean Energy Legislative Package responding to this request from the Department of Climate Change.

8 March 2011
LIVE’s Submission opposing the Wandoan open cut coal development proposal by Xstrata Coal.

9 February 2011
LIVE’s submission in response to the Senate Inquiry into the Social and Economic Impact of Rural Wind Farms.

25 March 2009
LIVE’s submission
in response to the Senate Inquiry into the exposure drafts of the legislation to implement the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS).

15 October 2008
This is LIVE’s Submission to Infrastructure Australia’s call for public submissions related to Australia’s Future Infrastructure Requirements . One of the goals of Infrastructure Australia is to facilitate public discussion about how the nation could improve planning and investment in infrastructure to meet our future needs, as well as improving the way we use the infrastructure already in place.

10 September 2008
Submission in response to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Green Paper
to Senator The Hon Penny Wong, Minister for Climate Change and Water.

14 August 2008
The Federal Feed In Bill Inquiry

Australia 2020 Summit: Carbon Capture & Storage 2020_carbon_capture.doc

Australia 2020 Summit: Halt public funding of coal commercialising projects 2020_clean_coal.doc

Australia 2020 Summit: Stop Coal Mining 2020_coal_mining.doc

Australia 2020 Summit: Feed-In-Tarrifs for Renewable Energy 2020_feed-in_tariffs.doc

Australia 2020 Summit: Forestry and Land Use 2020_forestry_land.doc

Australia 2020 Summit: Perverse Fossil Fuel Subsidies 2020_fuel_subsidies.doc

Australia 2020 Summit: Renewable Energy Potential 2020_renewable_energy.doc

Australia 2020 Summit: Carbon Sink Technologies 2020_terra_preta.doc

Australia 2020 Summit: Dangerous Tipping Points are Passed 2020_tipping_point.doc

Australia 2020 Summit:Two Degrees is too hot 2020_two_degrees.doc

The Garnaut Review Garnaut Review Joint Submission . For information about the Garnaut Review Garnaut Review .

A Regulatory Framework for the Long-Term Underground Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide in Victoria

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System Policy Paper

Green Building Council of Australia: Proposed Mat-8 Sustainable Timber Credit within Green Star