19 October 2023
Annual charge calculation and increase in service fees
The annual charge for post-1989 forest land registered in the ETS is now in effect. The amount you are charged will be calculated based on the number of hectares registered to your account on 19 October 2023. We will notify you in November when your annual charge invoice is available through Tupu-ake.
From 19 October 2023, the fees charged for some ETS services increased.
4 October 2023
All cabinet papers and minutes considered by Cabinet in relation to Tranche 2 of the Cost Recovery, Climate Change (Forestry) Amendment Regulations 18 September 2023, are now available online.
21 September 2023: Changes to the fee structure for forestry in the ETS
On 18 September, changes were made to the cost recovery settings in the forestry component of the Emissions Trading Scheme. These changes mean that prices for ETS participation will increase from 19 October 2023.
The changes are:
- a new annual charge of $30.25 per hectare of registered post-1989 forest land
- new fees on 22 existing and new services.
Keep informed about forestry in the Emissions Trading Scheme by subscribing to the Forestry ETS Alert. This email newsletter replaced the Sustainable Forestry Bulletin.
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- 8 November 2023
The severe weather emergency response extensions end on 20 November 2023. If you intend to use Tupu-ake to do your final emissions return calculations (for post-1989 forest land in the ETS) then your deadline is 13 November 2023. Any outstanding final emission returns for the 2018-2022 mandatory reporting period must be submitted no later than 20 November 2023.
- 13 October 2023
Invoices – tick box for indigenous forest exemption. Exotic hardwoods and space planting webinars. Clear your spam folder. Tupu-ake prompts for supporting information.
- 4 October 2023
Cost recovery Cabinet papers are online. Exotic hardwoods and space planting consultation.
- 2 October 2023
Responding to recent questions on the annual charge and new fees for the forestry ETS.
- 21 September 2023
New annual charges and fees for services in forestry ETS take effect from 19 October 2023.