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This Determination establishes the Australian Greenhouse Office Reserve Account.
Administered by: Finance
General Comments: This Determination takes effect on the day immediately after the last day on which a House of Parliament could have passed a resolution disallowing it (see s 22(4) of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997). The Australian Greenhouse Office Reserve Account was abolished by the Financial Management and Accountability (Abolition of Special Accounts) Determination 2001/02 (See FRLI No. F2007B00047).
Exempt from sunsetting by the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 s 20(6)
Registered 18 Jan 2007
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Finance (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014





I, Graham Millar, Branch Manager, Financial Framework, pursuant to powers delegated to me by the Finance Chief Executive under section 53 of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997, determine, for the purposes of section 20 of that Act, that the Australian Greenhouse Office Reserve is established as a component of the Reserved Money Fund.


I further determine that:


(a)  amounts of the following kinds may be transferred from the Consolidated Revenue Fund to this component:

§         all money appropriated by law for the purpose of payment into the component;

§         all money received in consideration for any service, benefit, activity, transaction or other matter which is congruent with the expenditure purposes of the component;

§         all money paid to the Commonwealth by any person for the expenditure purposes of the component; and,

(b) the purposes for which amounts may be debited to the component are:

§         for expenditure for the operations of the Australian Greenhouse Office;

§         for expenditure on programs relating to the Commonwealth's climate change objectives including the following programs:

      Cities for Climate Protection                                   National Carbon Accounting System

      Mandatory vehicle labelling                                     National Greenhouse Gas Inventory

      Climate Change Program                                        National Greenhouse Strategy

      Emission Standards for Power Generation   National Greenhouse Research Program

      Energy Codes and Standards                                  Renewable Energy Industry Program

      Fuel Ethanol Pilot Plant                                           Renewable Energy Innovation Investment Fund

      Fuel consumption guide for motor               Renewable Energy Showcase

      vehicles/promotion of vehicle labelling

      Greenhouse Challenge                                            Renewable energy targets in energy

      Bush for Greenhouse                                              Renewable Energy Technology

                                                                                    Commercialisation Loans and Grants

      Household Greenhouse Action                                Renewable Energy Technology Internet Site

      Light Commercial Vehicles –Compressed   Voluntary industry/company agreements

      Natural Gas (CNG) Infrastructure               on fuel efficiency

and other Commonwealth measures related to the National Greenhouse Strategy.




Signed Graham Millar


Graham Millar


Delegate of the Finance Chief Executive