The Safeguard Mechanism: What You Need to Know – Adam Bandt MP


The Safeguards Mechanism legislation was passed in Parliament, following a deal between the Labor government and the Greens on some key amendments. It will take affect on 1 July 2023.

Join Greens Leader Adam Bandt as he explains the key amendments secured by the Greens and their impact on reducing Australia’s emissions and addressing the climate crisis. Only on Australia Institute TV.


  • Adam Bandt MP, Leader of the Australian Greens, Federal Member for Melbourne
  • Richard Denniss, Executive Director, the Australia Institute

Adam Bandt is the Federal Member for Melbourne and Leader of the Australian Greens. Adam is the Greens spokesperson for the Climate Emergency, Energy and Employment & Industrial Relations. In his maiden speech to Parliament, Adam warned of the coming climate emergency, and since becoming Leader, Adam has led the Party’s campaign for a Green New Deal. At the most recent Federal Election, the Greens increased their numbers in the Lower House and the Senate. Adam has led the negotiations with the government over the climate legislation, and secured a real cap on pollution which will derail major coal and gas projects.


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