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Our Consultation Process

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Seek public feedback

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Current Consultations

  • Pool pump next to a swimming pool with children playing

    The Department of the Environment and Energy seeks feedback from businesses and other stakeholders on a consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) for swimming pool pumps. The RIS examines proposals to improve the energy efficiency of pool pumps sold in Australia.

    Started 14 Nov 2016 09:30 AAEDT
    Ends 21 Dec 2016 17:00 AAEDT
  • Woman selling air conditioner in retail store

    A supplementary consultation paper updating policy positions for air conditioners and chillers has been released on the Energy Rating website. This document provides an overview on the feedback received on the Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) released earlier this year, updates policy positions where required, and provides a basis for further consultation with industry, community and other stakeholders. It provides more technical detail on some proposals outlined in the RIS.

    Started 23 Nov 2016 12:00 AAEDT
    Ends 31 Jan 2017 17:00 AAEDT
  • Yellow light bulb

    This consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) considers policy proposals to improve the energy efficiency of residential and commercial lighting in Australia and New Zealand.

    Started 24 Nov 2016 17:00 AAEDT
    Ends 24 Feb 2017 17:00 AAEDT

Closed Consultations