Government priorities


Energy data

The way we supply and use energy in Australia is changing. To understand these changes, to plan for Australia’s energy future, and to make sound policy and investment decisions, we need timely, accurate, comprehensive and readily-accessible energy data.

The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources is responsible for compiling and publishing Australia’s official energy statistics and balances.

The department also publishes other energy data, including data on the Energy Rating program.

A significant amount of government data is open and can be easily accessed and shared through Over 7000 data sets have been published since 2013.

Other extensive energy-related data include:

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Climate change data and publications Australian Government

Datasets Australian Government

Data availability and use Australian Government

Australia’s potential electricity pathways to 2050 CSIRO 

Find Environmental Data Australian Government

Open data Australian Government

Report on data availability and use (Productivity Commission) Australian Government

State of the Environment reporting Australian Government