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

Department of the Environment and Energy
June 2012

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.