The COAG Energy Council publishes a range of general publications relating to energy matters.

10 Oct 2017
Binding Rate of Return Guideline

On 14 July 2017, the COAG Energy Council agreed to implement a binding guideline for the rate of return components of the Australian Energy Regulator’s regulatory determinations for electricity and gas and the Western Australian Economic Regulation Authority’s regulatory determinations for gas network businesses

06 Oct 2017
Consumer participation in revenue determinations and associated regulatory processes – Consultation Paper on Consumer Resourcing

In July 2017, the COAG Energy Council agreed to consult on options to improve resourcing available to consumer groups to support more effective engagement in the Australian Energy Regulator’s revenue determinations and access arrangement decisions under the national electricity and gas laws and rules.

18 Sep 2017
Energy Security Board - Ministerial Power to make Rules

Introducing a Ministerial Power to make rules recommended by the Energy Security Board and approved by the COAG Energy Council.

25 Aug 2017
13th Energy Council Ministerial Meeting (via TelePresence)

Energy Ministers today agreed their advice to the Council of Australian Governments on the implementation for the 49 of 50 recommendations agreed by the Energy C

08 Aug 2017
Establishment of the Energy Security Board

The Energy Security Board (ESB) was established by the COAG Energy Council (the Council) to coordinate the implementation of the

17 Jul 2017
National Mineral Exploration Strategy (Revised July 2017)

At its 8 June 2012 meeting, the former Standing Council on Energy and Resources considered the report Levers to Improve Australia’s Global Position for Attractin

14 Jul 2017
12th Energy Council Meeting Communique (includes 11th Meeting Communique)

The 12th COAG Energy Council meeting was held on 14 July 2017