Retailer Reliability Obligation

The Energy Security Board is drafting the detailed Rules necessary to support the Retailer Reliability Obligation. The Board is aiming to have the full set of Rules out for four weeks consultation on 8 March 2019.

The timetable below sets out the key dates in the process for developing the Rules including presentation of the final package to COAG Energy Council in early May 2019.

Process Step


Technical Working Groups

Week commencing 18 February 2019

Publication of Draft Rules

8 March 2019

Public Forums on Draft Rules – one in Sydney and one in Melbourne

Week of 18 March 2019

Consultation period ends on Draft Rules

5 April 2019

COAG Energy Council receives Final Rules package

3 May 2019

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