NOSEC Guidance Note - Essential Users under the Liquid Fuel Emergency Act 1984


Department of the Environment and Energy



This Guidance Note sets out the current policy with respect to Essential Users in a national liquid fuel emergency and the rationale that informs that policy.

The Guidance Note also sets out some actions that fuel users can take to manage the impacts of a reduction of fuel supply.

The prevailing policy is that Essential Users have been identified and that the Federal Minister will be advised not to extend Essential User status.