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This document contains the terms of reference for the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012 (GEMS Act) Review announced by the Minister for the Environment and Energy on 19 January 2018.

This document contains details regarding the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012 (GEMS Act) Review announced by the Minister for the Environment and Energy on 19 January 2018.

This presentation was to audiences in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Wellington at public consultation sessions to provide an overview of the Air conditioner and chiller Consultation Regulation Impact Statement.

See also

 - Presentation: Air conditioner and chiller Consultation Regulation Impact Statement - cost benefit modelling Australia and New Zealand

 - Consultation: Air conditioner and chiller Consultation Regulation Impact Statement

Dishwashers are regulated for energy efficiency in Australia and New Zealand. If you manufacture, import, or supply dishwashers, it is important to understand your legal obligations.

Clothes washers are regulated for energy efficiency in Australia and New Zealand. If you manufacture, import, or supply clothes washers, it is important to understand your legal obligations.

Clothes dryers are regulated for energy efficiency in Australia and New Zealand. If you manufacture, import, or supply clothes dryers, it is important to understand your legal obligations.

The emphasis in the current policy setting is on greenhouse gas reduction and assisting households to transition to a lowcarbon future. Energy efficiency measures are a key element of the Government’s approach, in addition to an emissions trading scheme and the renewable energy target. The Energy labelling and Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) under the Equipment Energy Efficiency (E3) program seek to address problems relating to lack of information on the energy performance of appliances and equipment and incentives that may result in poor energy efficiency choices.

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