Memoranda of Understanding

National Energy Markets

Australian Energy Market Commission - Australian Energy Regulator  - Australian Energy Market Operator

The Australian Energy Markets Commission (AEMC), the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) and the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) entered into a tri-partite Memoranda of Understanding on 7 June 2017. The MOU establishes a Market Bodies Forum which will contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of energy markets and regulation in the long term interests of consumers.

The Market Bodies Forum is underpinned by a Charter and more information can be found here.

Australian Energy Market Commission - Australian Energy Regulator - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Memorandum of Understanding

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC), the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on 23 June 2014. This sets out agreed administrative arrangements and principles to promote effective cooperation, communication and coordination between the three agencies in the performance of their complementary roles in Australia's energy markets.

Australian Energy Market Commission - Australian Energy Market Operator Memorandum of Understanding

The Australian Energy Market Commission and Australian Energy Market Operator entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on 25 August 2014.  The MOU sets out administrative arrangements and principles to promote communication and coordination between the two bodies in the performance of their complementary roles in Australia’s energy markets.

Australian Energy Market Commission - National Competition Council Memorandum of Understanding

The AEMC and the National Competition Council (NCC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on 1 June 2007. This sets out administrative arrangements and principles to promote effective communication, cooperation and coordination in the performance of their respective roles in Australian energy markets.

National Energy Customer Framework

Following the commencement of the National Energy Customer Framework in some jurisdictions from 1 July 2012, the AEMC has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the following jurisdictional regulators to promote effective communication, cooperation and coordination between the organisations in the performance of their respective roles and functions in Australia’s energy services industries. The AEMC has also entered into Memorandum of Understanding with the following Energy and Water Ombudsmen.

Australian Energy Market Commission - Essential Services Commission

The AEMC and the Essential Services Commission (ESC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on 14 January 2013.

Australian Energy Market Commission - Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission

The AEMC and the Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission for the Australian Capital Territory (ICRC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on 23 January 2013.

Australian Energy Market Commission - Tasmanian Economic Regulator

The AEMC and the Office of the Tasmanian Economic Regulator entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on 5 April 2013.

Australian Energy Market Commission - Energy and Water Ombudsman NSW

The AEMC and the Energy and Water Ombudsman NSW (EWON) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on 28 January 2014.

Australian Energy Market Commission - Energy and Water Ombudsman Queensland

The AEMC and the Energy and Water Ombudsman Queensland (EWOQ) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on 29 January 2014.

Australian Energy Market Commission - Energy and Water Ombudsman Victoria

The AEMC and the Energy and Water Ombudsman (Victoria) Limited (EWOV) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on 29 January 2014.

Australian Energy Market Commission - Energy and Water Ombudsman South Australia

The AEMC and the Energy and Water Ombudsman (SA) Limited entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on 21 November 2017.

Australian Energy Market Commission - Energy Ombudsman Tasmania

The AEMC and the Energy Ombudsman Tasmania entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on 29 April 2014.