On 8 July 2014, the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee tabled its report into the Climate Change Authority (Abolition) Bill 2013 [No.2].
On 9 July 2014, the Senate Scrutiny of Bills Standing Committee tabled Report No.8, which contains commentary on the following Bills:
- package of Carbon Tax Repeal Bills 2013 [No.2]
- Amendments to the Farm Management Deposits
On 9 July 2014, the Federal Leader of the Palmer United Party (PUP), Clive Palmer, announced the Palmer United Party's support of the Government's plans to reschedule the funding for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).
On 9 July 2014, Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm, and Family First Senator Bob Day jointly announced their support and willingness to work with the Government to repeal the carbon tax.