Transition of NECA to the AEMC and the AER


From 1 July 2005, the roles and functions of NECA are being replaced by the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) and the Australian Energy Regulator (AER).

The AEMC is the body responsible for energy market rule-making and market development at the national level. Initially, this will include all National Electricity Market rule-making, market development and market review functions. The AEMC is located at level 16, 1 Margaret Street, Sydney, New South Wales. The AEMC can be contacted directly through its website www.aemc.gov.au, by emailing info@aemc.gov.au, or telephone (02) 8296 7800.

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) performs economic regulation of the wholesale electricity market and electricity transmission networks in the National Electricity Market (NEM). It is also responsible for the enforcement of the National Electricity Law and National Electricity Rules. The AER is located at level 11, The Tower 360 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne Central, Melbourne Victoria. The AER can be contacted directly through its website www.aer.gov.au, by email AERInquiry@aer.gov.au or telephone (03) 9290 1444.

The AEMC is solely responsible for the maintenance of this website and for the content found on it. NECA is not involved in any way in the maintenance or operation of this website.

The NECA website will remain available for the coming months and can be reviewed by clicking here.