Retail Policy Working Group (RPWG): National framework for distribution and retail regulation

The Retail Policy Working Group was tasked by the Ministerial Council on Energy to implement reform under Clause 14 of the Australian Energy Market Agreement in relation to the non-economic regulation of energy distributors and for regulation (excluding price regulation) of energy retailers. This reform encompasses the transfer of current state and territory responsibilities to the National Electricity Law, National Gas Law and the National Energy Retail Law.

Submissions

The AER has made the following past submissions in response to papers developed for the Retail Policy Working Group:

2006

AER submission to the Retail Policy Working Group paper 1 - 8 December 2006 ( PDF 207.43 KB )

2007

AER submission to the Retail Policy Working Group paper 2 - 24 January 2007 ( PDF 139.22 KB )

AER submission to Retail Policy Working Group paper 3 - 21 February 2007 ( PDF 307.22 KB )

AER submission to the Retail Policy Working Group supplementary paper - 10 May 2007 ( PDF 216.12 KB )

AER submission on the Retail Policy Working Group composite paper - 23 July 2007 ( PDF 340.69 KB )

2008

AER submission to Standing Committee of Officials policy response paper - 23 July 2008 ( PDF 301.09 KB )

AER submission to National Retailer of last resort framework consultant's draft recommendations - 14 November 2008 ( PDF 1.53 MB )