This is a Decision Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) which examines the impacts arising from a proposal to change the star rating algorithm for the energy rating labelling system for refrigerators and freezers.

This Regulatory Impact Statement was prepared for the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, representing the Equipment Energy Efficiency Committee (E3 Committee) under the Ministerial Council on Energy for the Australian federal, state and territory governments and the New Zealand Government.