Chemistry Australia and its members have outlined the sector’s ambitions for a competitive and sustainable Australian economy with our Policy Priorities whitepaper.
The Chemistry Australia 2022 Policy Priorities defines the policy settings and urgent actions needed for the Australian chemistry industry to help Australia leverage its strengths and natural endowment to deliver prosperity and security for current and future generations.
Australia is confronted with numerous significant challenges ahead.
These challenges are widespread and range from living with an evolving COVID-19 situation and its impact to the economy, supply chain vulnerabilities and risks from Australia’s declining economic complexity, climate change and need for transformation to sustainable development, and opportunities presented by new [generation] technologies.
Our industry is uniquely positioned to supply the solutions, innovations, people and products to address these challenges.
By governments, businesses, and communities working together, we can all help Australia realise its potential.
These policy position statements address a number of critical areas that reflect the collective priorities and views of the industry. These include:
- Climate neutrality
- De-risking our economy
- Competitive, low emissions energy
- Circular economy
- Innovation and manufacturing
- Balanced regulation
- Education and skills