Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) and Planet Ark

released 9 June 2021

The report was developed to better understand attitudes and behaviours towards recycling. It also showed that the majority of Australians want more information about what can and can’t be recycled, and that more than half check the labelling on their packaging multiple times before recycling to make sure that they are recycling correctly.


The Global Climate and Health Alliance (GCHA)

released 16 June 2021

This report draws upon the research to date to provide an overview of the links between forest fires, climate
change and the impacts on human health from smoke pollution. The focus is on the short and long-term impacts on health of smoke, an issue which receives little attention once the dramatic images of flames and darkened midday skies have faded from memory for all but the people that were there.


International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) & Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

released 10 June 2021

The report finds that previous policies have largely tackled biodiversity loss and climate change independently of each other, and that addressing the synergies between mitigating biodiversity loss and climate change, while considering their social impacts, offers the opportunity to maximize benefits and meet global development goals.


ClimateWorks Australia with the Monash Sustainable Development Institute

released 26 May 2021

This report analyses the 20 highest emitting electricity generators and energy (electricity and gas) retailers in Australia. These companies account for almost one-third of the country’s total emissions.


Australian Government, Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

released 21 May 2021

The new Threatened Species Strategy sets the Australian Government’s forward plan for action to protect and recover Australia’s threatened plants, animals and ecological communities.


The Lowy Institute

released 26 May 2021

Climate Poll 2021 by the Lowy Institute reports the results of a nationally representative survey on attitudes to climate change