Australia's Future Tax System

Architecture of Australia's tax and transfer system

Section 12: Household assistance measures for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme

Outline

This section outlines the impacts on households of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme and the Australian Government's proposed household assistance measures.

Key points

  • The Australian Government is committed to providing assistance to households for the introduction of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. The assistance is designed to help meet the overall cost of living from the scheme, especially for low-income households.
  • The mechanism for the delivery of assistance and the existing tax-transfer system will be considered by the Australia's Future Tax System review.