Australian Government. The role of the AEMC is to make rules which govern the electricity and natural gas markets, including the retail elements of those markets. The objective of the AEMC’s work is to promote efficient, reliable and secure energy markets which serve the long-term interests of consumers.
Australian Government. The Australian Energy Infrastructure Commissioner facilitates the resolution of complaints and community concerns about new major energy infrastructure projects. The Commissioner also assists industry and governments to identify and adopt best practices for deploying infrastructure. Formerly the National Wind Farm Commissioner.
AEMO is responsible for operating Australia’s largest gas and electricity markets and power systems. It aims to deliver energy security for all Australians.
Australian Government. The AER regulates wholesale and retail energy markets, and energy networks, under national energy legislation and rules. Their functions mostly relate to energy markets in eastern and southern Australia.
Australian Government. ARENA leads Australia's efforts to deliver affordable renewable energy across the nation.
Australian Government. ASBFEO assists and advocates for small businesses and family enterprises. It also provides access to dispute resolution services to assist businesses to resolve disputes.
Australian Government. Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources. Website for the Australian business community offering simple and convenient access to essential information from all levels of government about planning, starting and growing a business. Includes templates, tools and checklists for starting and growing a business.
The CEFC invests commercially to increase the flow of funds into renewable energy, energy efficiency and low emissions technologies.
Australian Government. The CER is responsible for accelerating carbon abatement for Australia through the administration of the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting scheme, Renewable Energy Target and the Emissions Reduction Fund.
Australian Government. Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources. CBD is a regulatory program that requires energy efficiency information to be provided in most cases when commercial office space of 1000 square metres or more is offered for sale or lease.
Independent organisation. Created by the Council of Australian Governments. Energy Consumers Australia promotes the long-term interests of consumers with respect to the price, quality, safety, reliability and security of supply of energy services. It conducts research and analysis, identifies issues and works with other consumer organisations, ombudsmen, energy companies, regulators and governments to improve outcomes for consumers.
Australian Government. Australian Energy Regulator. Helps residential and small business energy consumers to navigate the often complex electricity and gas retail markets to find a suitable energy offer. You can compare electricity and gas offers for households and small business in the ACT, NSW, south-east Queensland, South Australia and Tasmania.
Australian Government. Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources on behalf of the Australian Government and state and territory governments. Energy Ministers is a Ministerial forum for the Commonwealth, states and territories and New Zealand, to work together in pursuit of national energy reforms. Formerly COAG Energy Council.
Australian Government. Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources on behalf of the Australian Government and state and territory and New Zealand governments. The Equipment Energy Efficiency (E3) Program helps improve the energy-efficiency of a range of appliances and equipment. By buying more efficient models, households and businesses can consume less energy, save money on their energy bills, and help to reduce emissions.
NSW Government. NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment on behalf of the Australian Government and state and territory governments. NABERS is a national rating system that measures the environmental performance of Australian buildings, tenancies and homes.
Australian Government. Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources on behalf of the Australian Government and state and territory governments. NatHERS is a star rating system (out of 10) that rates the energy efficiency of a home, based on its design.
Victorian Government. Victorian Energy Compare is an independent government tool to help you to compare electricity, gas and solar offers from all energy retailers, based on information you provide about your household or small business.
Australian Government. Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources. A guide to building, buying or renovating a home. It shows how to create a comfortable home with low impact on the environment – economical to run, healthier to live in and adaptable to changing needs. It includes Design For Place with architect-designed sustainable energy-efficient house designs free to download.