Australia and New Zealand Household Refrigerators and Freezers consultation

May 28, 2017 12:00 PM
May 28, 2017 12:00 PM
Australia and New Zealand
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This consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) proposes changes to energy efficiency regulations applicable to household refrigerators and freezers. It is part of a consultative process that will inform a decision RIS that will recommend a preferred policy option to Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Ministers. If Ministers agree to proposed regulatory changes in the decision RIS, it is proposed that the revised energy efficiency regulations will come into effect by the end of 2019.

Public consultation sessions meeting dates:
  • Sydney, Australia, 8 May 2017: 10am-12pm; Cliftons - Level 13, 60 Margaret Street
  • Melbourne, Australia, 9 May 2017: 10am-12pm; Parkroyal - Melbourne Airport
  • Auckland, New Zealand, 19 May 2017: 10am-12pm; Clistones - Level 4, 45 Queen Street

To register your interest in attending an Australian consultation session, please e-mail noting the names of attendees and the location of the meeting you wish to attend.
For New Zealand participants, please e-mail


The closing date for any written submissions is 12PM AEDT Sunday, 28 May, 2017 and should include the subject ‘Consultation RIS – Household Refrigerators and Freezers’.

Submissions should be sent via e-mail to:
  • Australia:
  • New Zealand:

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