Retailer reporting requirements

Reporting timeframes for regulated entities to submit performance reporting and compliance reporting on an ongoing basis to the AER as provided for under the National Energy Retail Law (Retail Law) and National Energy Retail Rules (Retail Rules).

Performance reporting

The Retail Market Performance Reporting Procedures and Guidelines specify the manner and form in which regulated energy entities must submit information and data to the AER relating to their performance via the retail market performance reporting template using the AER portal.

Compliance reporting

The Compliance Procedures and Guidelines specify the manner and form in which regulated energy entities must submit information and data to the AER relating to their compliance with the National Energy Retail Law, Retail Rules and Retail Regulations via the compliance procedures and reporting template.

Retail reporting timeframes
Quarter Quarter period Report type Reporting due by Submit by
Q1 1 July–30 September Compliance - Quarterly 31 October AERCompliance@aer.gov.au
Q1 1 July–30 September Performance 31 October AER Portal
Q2 1 October–31 December Performance 31 January AER Portal
Q2 1 October–31 December Compliance - Quarterly 28 February AERCompliance@aer.gov.au
H1 1 July–31 December Compliance - Half-yearly 28 February AERCompliance@aer.gov.au
Q3 1 January–31 March Compliance - Quarterly 30 April AERCompliance@aer.gov.au
Q3 1 January–31 March Performance 30 April AER Portal
Q4 1 April–30 June Compliance - Quarterly 31 August AERCompliance@aer.gov.au
Q4 1 April–30 June Performance 31 July

AER Portal

H2 1 January–30 June Compliance - Half-yearly 31 August AERCompliance@aer.gov.au