Have your say on the Climate Change Authority's NGER review

The Authority is seeking input on the key themes in this year’s review of the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 (NGER Act)(Opens in a new tab/window) and would like to hear from you. The key themes include:

  • NGER scheme coverage, including sectoral coverage and thresholds
  • Fugitive methane measurement, reporting and verification 
  • Transparency and data publication
  • Confidentiality and Section 25 of the NGER Act
  • Administration and compliance

You can find the survey on the Authority's consultation hub(Opens in a new tab/window). The survey will be open until Friday 15 September

If you have already provided your input to the review via the Authority’s Issues Paper(Opens in a new tab/window) released in May, or other consultations, please do not feel obliged to complete the survey. If you have any questions, please contact consultation@climatechangeauthority.gov.au


The Authority is currently conducting its second review of the NGER Act, due to be submitted to the Minister for Climate Change and Energy before 31 December 2023. 

The Authority’s review of the NGER Act will focus on the NGER scheme, recognising the Safeguard Mechanism has been through a significant reform process.

The Authority is an independent statutory authority established under the Climate Change Authority Act 2011(Opens in a new tab/window) to provide expert advice to the Australian Government on climate change policy. 

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