Request for tender: Appointment of Dispute Resolution Adviser under the National Electricity Rules and National Gas Rules

The National Electricity Rules (NER) and the National Gas Rules (NGR) each create an alternative dispute resolution framework for the non-litigious management of disputes between energy market participants, and between energy market participants and the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

Under the NER and NGR the AER must appoint an independent Dispute Resolution Adviser to administer these frameworks.

The AER has released a Request for Tender to appoint a Dispute Resolution Adviser to commence on 1 July 2021. The period for submission of tenders is now closed.

A position description and information regarding the tender process can be found on the AusTender website.

Any questions regarding the tender process and statement of requirements must be submitted in writing to

Issued date: 
8 February 2021
AER reference: 
AC 13/21
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