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Consultation: GEMS Draft Report 2018

13 Nov 2018 12:30 AAEDT
21 Dec 2018 17:00 AAEDT

Making a submission

The GEMS Review Team invites written submissions on the Draft Report.

Submissions are due by 5:00pm AEDT, Friday, 21 December 2018. Any submissions received after this date will be considered at the Government’s discretion.

Submission instructions

Where possible, submissions should be sent electronically, preferably in Microsoft Word or other text-based formats, to the email address listed below. Submissions may be sent to the postal address below.

All submissions must include a cover sheet, available here.

You can also find the GEMS Act Review – Draft Report here.

Submissions can be forwarded to:

Postal: Independent Review of the GEMS Act 2012– Discussion Paper submissions
Appliance and Building Energy Efficiency Branch
Department of the Environment and Energy
GPO Box 787

Public consultation sessions

Public consultation sessions will be held in December to allow stakeholders the opportunity to discuss their input and raise any questions about the draft report.

  • Canberra, Monday, 3 December 2018
  • Sydney, Tuesday, 4 December 2018
  • Melbourne, Thursday, 6 December 2018.

Confidentiality statement

All submissions will be treated as public documents, unless the author of the submission clearly indicates the contrary by marking all or part of the submission as ‘confidential.’ Where a submission is marked ‘confidential’ it will only be provided to the GEMS Review Team and members of the COAG Energy Council’s Energy Efficiency Advisory Team.

Public submissions, including any personal information of the author(s) and/or other third parties contained in the submission, may be published in full on the Department’s website and/or

If a submission contains the personal information of any third party individuals, please indicate in the submission whether they have provided consent to the publication of their information.

Any request made under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 for access to a submission marked confidential will be determined in accordance with that Act.