Australia and New Zealand

In Australia, in recent years, the Commonwealth and all States / Territories have released Strategies or Roadmaps or documents of a similar ilk that directly focus on hydrogen industry development or can influence the uptake of hydrogen technologies.

The evolution of policies impacting development of the hydrogen industry in Australia, including development of funding programs in support of hydrogen projects, skills development, etc., is described in this webpage.

Full descriptions can be accessed by clicking on the specific jurisdiction in the table below, which for convenience also highlights key documents and release dates.

The same applies for key policy developments in New Zealand.

Jurisdiction Key Documents Release Date
Australia – Commonwealth Australia’s National Hydrogen Strategy November 2019
Australian Capital Territory ACT’s Transition to Zero Emissions Vehicles Action Plan 2018-21 / ACT Climate Change Strategy 2019-25 April 2018 / September 2019
New South Wales Net Zero Plan Stage 1: 2020-2030 March 2020
Northern Territory Northern Territory Renewable Hydrogen Strategy July 2020
Queensland Queensland Hydrogen Industry Strategy 2019-2024 May 2019
South Australia South Australia’s Hydrogen Action Plan September 2019
Tasmania Tasmanian Renewable Hydrogen Action Plan March 2020
Victoria Victorian Renewable Hydrogen Industry Development Plan March 2021
Western Australia Western Australian Renewable Hydrogen Strategy July 2019
New Zealand A Vision for Hydrogen in New Zealand September 2019