Want to find out more about the carbon industry?
The peak industry body Carbon Market Institute has produced a range of fact sheets which explain the carbon industry.
The CMI also oversees the Code of Conduct for the carbon industry in Australia. It is a voluntary code which seeks to encourage best practice in the carbon industry. There is also a process to refer any complaints to the Code Administrator for investigation.
NAILSMA has developed tools to help Indigenous communities to understand climate change and the savanna carbon farming industry, including videos, publications and posters,.
The Clean Energy Regulator has further information about the Emissions Reduction Fund.
The Clean Energy Regulator also has information about how ACCUs are tracked, including information about where and when carbon credits were produced to help demonstrate co-benefits.
To demonstrate the value of co-benefits such as biodiversity, as well as social and cultural values, buyers, sellers and traders of carbon credits around the world often refer to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, see here.
Aboriginal Carbon Foundation has also developed the Core Benefits Verification Framework, which is the only accredited third-party verification framework specifically developed for measuring the social and cultural co-benefits of Indigenous carbon businesses in Australia.
The Aboriginal Carbon Foundation provides a 5-day training course in Aboriginal Carbon Farming and Core Benefits Management targeted at Indigenous ranger groups.
There are also now several recognised core units available in Savanna Carbon Farming Operations which can be delivered by any accredited training organisation.
The North Australia Savanna Fire Forum website has resources and reports of interest to savanna carbon farmers.
The Kimberley Land Council has also developed a step-by-step guide and videos to help Indigenous communities understand the carbon market and the savanna carbon farming methods.
For Queenslanders, the Queensland Government Land Restoration Fund (LRF) has further information about support, including a rebate of up to $10,000 on any business advice you wish to seek.
The Government has also developed a Co-benefits standard for the LRF which outlines how co-benefits such as improvements to biodiversity, social and cultural values can be demonstrated through the LRF.
The Western Australian Government also has information available about the carbon industry.