The AER has entered into Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) and agreements with other agencies to promote effective communication, cooperation and coordination in performance of roles in Australia’s energy industry.
We, along with the Australian Energy Markets Commission (AEMC) and the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) have formed the Market Bodies Forum. The Market Bodies Forum is the coordinating body for Australia's East coast energy market institutions. In the Market Bodies Forum, members share information, discuss energy issues and, if the need arises, coordinate responses to priority energy matters.
MOUs or similar agreements are also in place with energy market bodies, other regulators, and energy ombudsman schemes. These agreements set out processes for the effective sharing of information.
The AER and ACCC may also share information in accordance with the ACCC-AER information policy: the collection, use and disclosure of information.