We produce a range of reports and publications to show we’re meeting our regulatory obligations and delivering affordable and reliable energy. They also highlight our compliance with regulations.
Below, you'll find a range of these publications:
Every 5 years, we put forward a plan for the distribution network that outlines what we intend to deliver for customers.
We submit a proposal to the AER every 5 years. This process is known as the Gas Access Arrangement Review (GAAR).
GAAR inform gas charges, and the prices you pay for gas supply. It's also a proposed plan that details the services we will offer and what this will cost us.
We are preparing our proposals for the next regulatory period - 2023-28. The key dates for the 2023-28 GAAR are below.
|2021 & 2022||We engage with customers and other stakeholders to ensure our plans reflect their needs and wants|
|1 July 2021||Reference Services Proposal submitted|
|Mid-Jan 2022||Draft regulatory proposal published for public consultation|
|1 July 2022||Submission of our regulatory proposal (PDF, 7.4 MB) to the AER|
|Early-August 2022||AER stakeholder forum|
|Mid-August 2022|| Submissions on our proposal close
|November 2022||AER draft decision|
|January 2023||Submission of the revised proposal (PDF, 669 KB)|
|February 2023||Stakeholder submissions on the draft decision and revised proposal close|
|28 April 2023||AER final decision|
|1 July 2023||New GAAR period begins|
The Bushfire Mitigation Plans outlines our bushfire prevention preventative strategies. They also include the procedures and processes to mitigate the risk of fires associated with electricity supply. This is all inline the Electricity Safety (Bushfire Mitigation) Regulations.
The plans describe the management of customers private overhead electric lines too.
For more information, read this factsheet on managing fire risk – electricity transmission network (PDF, 201 KB).
Vegetation Management Plans provide tree pruning or clearing procedures around electric lines. They also detail the maintenance of and requirements for clearance spaces.
Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) reviews these plans each year.
Access arrangements describe the terms and conditions for obtaining access to our network. Most often, it's electricity retailers and generators applying to gain access to the network. These arrangements are available for viewing below:
We're committed to keeping our customers informed and up to date about our plans for the distribution network.
You can view our Distribution Infrastructure Maps and Network Planning Reports here. Use Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge only.
You’ll find our: