Review of Governance Arrangements for Australian Energy Markets – Draft Report released

The COAG Energy Council is pleased to advise that the Expert Panel conducting the Review of Governance Arrangements for Australian Energy Markets has released its Draft Report for public comment.

The Draft Report makes observations about the current governance arrangements of the Australian energy market and provides preliminary recommendations on how these may be improved. The recommendations, arrived at through the Issues Paper consultation and submission processes undertaken in May 2015, reflect the current views of the Panel and are open for public comment.

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Review of Governance Arrangements for Australian Energy Markets – Issues Paper Public Consultations

The Review Panel for the Energy Market Governance Review is conducting a week of public consultation on the topics and questions raised in the Issues Paper that was released on 10 April 2015.

The Panel is holding a public forum in Sydney on Monday 11 May 2015. In addition, the Panel is holding targeted consultations in Sydney on 12 and 13 May and in Melbourne on 14 and 15 May 2015.

If you would like to attend the public forum or a targeted consultation session, registration is required by 5pm (AEST) Thursday 7 May 2015 by emailing For more details, click here.

Retail Reporting in the Energy Market – Consultation Paper

The Energy Market Reform Working Group (EMRWG) is conducting a consultation process to seek stakeholder comment on the most appropriate retail energy reporting framework in light of the changed environment where most jurisdictions have adopted the National Energy Customer Framework (NECF) and have committed to deregulating retail energy prices.

Written submissions on the consultation paper are welcomed and can be submitted to the COAG Energy Council Secretariat by close of business on Friday 29 May 2015.

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