This factsheet provides a snapshot of what a carbon price mechanism means for the retail sector.
- Fixed price phase for the first 3 years followed by a flexible price from 1 July 2015.
- Excludes agricultural emissions.
- Excludes refrigerant emissions which are captured under separate legislation.
- Includes emissions from off-road fuel use relating to domestic aviation, shipping and rail.
- Potential inclusion of heavy on-road fuel use from 1 July 2014.