Michael Wheelahan

Michael Wheelahan

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Michael Wheelahan is the Director, Climate Change Policy in the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, and his team is responsible for implementing the Climate Change Act 2017. 

Michael is a lawyer by background, and has had over twenty years experience in the Victorian government in a range of policy, strategy and governance roles.

Web tools and Projects we developed

  • Open-NEM

    The live tracker of the Australian electricity market.

  • Paris Equity Check

    This website is based on a Nature Climate Change study that compares Nationally Determined Contributions with equitable national emissions trajectories in line with the five categories of equity outlined by the IPCC.

  • liveMAGICC Climate Model

    Run one of the most popular reduced-complexity climate carbon cycle models online. Used by IPCC, UNEP GAP reports and numerous scientific publications.

  • NDC & INDC Factsheets

    Check out our analysis of all the post-2020 targets that countries announced under the Paris Agreement.