Indicative timetable

Proposed timeline for assisting the AER in its decision to grant a class waiver
Milestone Date
Initiation notice 1 March 2022
‘Drop-in’ verbal feedback session 9 March 2022
Submissions close 14 March 2022
AER decision 28 March 2022


The AER sought feedback on granting a class waiver under its electricity distribution ring-fencing guideline that will enable distribution network service providers to potentially build and operate transmission infrastructure in the Central-West Orana Renewable Energy Zone (REZ). Further details are set out in the below notice.



We sought verbal feedback and written submissions to assist us in our decision making.

Verbal submissions

We held a verbal feedback session on Wednesday 9 March 2022. Comments from this session are captured in our decision document. 

Written submissions

Written submissions closed on 14 March 2022. We received 3 written submissions.