Issues paper

On 10 November 2021, the AER released an issues paper seeking feedback on our proposed approach to delivering the Regulatory Sandboxing toolkit.

Stakeholder forum

The AER hosted two online forums as part of our consultation.

Information session for market participants 

On Wednesday 1 December 2021 the AER hosted an information session to provide information to stakeholders on Regulatory Sandboxing, outline key matters discussed in the issues paper and respond to stakeholder questions.

Workshop for innovators

On Wednesday 8 December 2021 the AER hosted a workshop to provide an opportunity for innovators to share views on our proposed approach to delivering Regulatory Sandboxing.



Stakeholders, energy consumers and other interested parties were invited to make submissions on the Regulatory Sandboxing issues paper before Friday, 28 January 2022.

We are in the process of assessing the submissions received, and thank all stakeholders who provided feedback.


On 19 April 2022, we released our positions paper finalising our approach to delivering regulatory sandboxing.