Public Policy Papers (By Invited Authors)

Public Policy Paper #3/2014: Community Engagement in Energy Policy in Australia (May 2014)

Author: Peta Ashworth, Technology in Society, CSIRO Energy Flagship

Key Points

  • A large proportion of the Australian public has a low level of energy literacy and appears increasingly to be confused and concerned about energy and climate change policies
  • Resources, including time and money, are required to ensure adequate opportunity for a wider cross section of the community to engage with policy issues
  • Engagement processes provide the opportunity for policymakers to hear from a broader cross section of the community to generate energy policy outcomes that transcend individual political stances
  • Independent information drawing from beyond the vested interests of individual groups and organisations is critical for these processes and to build trust and legitimacy in the outcomes

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