14 Nov 2016 AEDT
20 Jan 2017 AEDT

Consultation overview

The consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) examines proposals to improve the energy efficiency of swimming pool pumps sold in Australia.

Regulatory options to reduce energy consumption are proposed for Australia only, under the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (GEMS) Act 2012. New Zealand has decided not to participate in this RIS process.

Key documents


Public consultation sessions were held in:

  • Melbourne – 29 November 2016
  • Perth – 2 December 2016
  • Sydney – 5 December 2016
  • Brisbane – 7 December 2016


The consultation was open for written submissions from November 2016 to January 2017. The following submissions are available to download:

The following organisations provided submissions but did not give permission to publish:

  • Davey Water Products Pty Ltd
  • Intex Recreation Corp
  • Hayward Pool Products (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • Pentair Australia
  • Zodiac Australia