20 Million Trees Australia

Name of policy 20 Million Trees
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Australia
Region Oceania


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
  • Land use
Type of policy instrument
  • Economic Instruments
    • Direct investment
    Sector name
    • Agriculture and forestry
      • Forestry
    Policy description "The Australian Government will work with the community to plant 20 million trees by 2020, to re-establish green corridors and urban forests. The 20 Million Trees Programme is part of the national stream of the National Landcare Programme. Under the 20 Million Trees Programme $42.88million (GST exclusive) has been announced across 166 projects to plant more than 13.5 million trees (as at 8 March 2016)."
    Policy type
    • Changing activity
    • Energy efficiency
    • Renewables
    • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch
    • Non-energy5
    Policy stringency
    Implementation state Implemented
    Date of decision 2014
    Start date of implementation
    End date of implementation 2020
    High impact GHG reduction
    Impact indicator


    Source or references http://www.nrm.gov.au/national/20-million-trees
    Supports policies
    Is supported by policies
    Comments (background and assessment) National policy target
    Status Final

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