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At a glance

The McGowan Labor Government is committed to responding to climate change and setting up WA for a prosperous low-carbon future.

This budget invests in sustainable WA jobs and industry innovation, while protecting and enhancing the State’s unique environmental heritage values and assets, supporting our transition to net zero by 2050.

Our strong budget management gives us the capacity to deliver more funding to support new and exciting initiatives that will protect our environment, including:

  • $500 million boost to Climate Action Fund taking the total to $1.25 billion;
  • Almost $60 million to accelerate the use of zero emission vehicles;
  • $62 million to power Rottnest Island with 75 per cent renewables and upgrade water assets;
  • $31 million for climate action research and planning; and
  • $30 million boost to Just Transition Plan to support the end of native logging in 2024.
  • Page reviewed 12th May 2022