On 16 December 2016, the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) approved an electricity retailer authorisation application from Online Power and Gas Pty Ltd under the National Energy Retail Law. Online Power and Gas is now authorised to retail electricity as and when the National Energy Retail Law is adopted in each participating jurisdiction.
The AER sought submissions from interested stakeholders. Consultation on the application closed on 23 August 2016. No submissions were received.