Measures to Improve Transparency in the Gas Market - Consultation

Publication date: Thursday, 08th August 2019.

A consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) has been released examining options to improve transparency in the eastern and northern Australian gas markets.

The RIS focuses on addressing information gaps and asymmetries relating to gas and infrastructure prices, supply and availability of gas, gas demand, and infrastructure used to supply gas to end-markets.

Stakeholders are invited to submit a response, via email to, by 5PM AEST on 27 September 2019.

Alternatively, submissions can be mailed to:

GPO Box 787 
Canberra ACT 2601
Submissions should include the subject: “Consultation RIS – Gas Transparency”.

To assist stakeholders, a response template has been prepared that stakeholders can use to provide their feedback. Stakeholders are strongly encouraged to use the response template.

Stakeholders should not feel obliged to answer each question or comment on each provision, but rather address those issues of particular interest or concern.

Stakeholder meetings were held in Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide between 22-30 August 2019.

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