About the Clean Energy Regulator

The Clean Energy Regulator is the Government body responsible for administering legislation that will reduce carbon emissions and increase the use of clean energy.

Who we are

The Clean Energy Regulator was established on 2 April 2012 as an independent statutory authority by the Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011 and operates as part of the Environment portfolio.

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What we do

The role of the Clean Energy Regulator is determined by climate change law. The schemes we administer work together to reduce emissions while encouraging business competiveness.

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Our strategic direction

Our purpose is to accelerate carbon abatement for Australia. Everything we do is connected to measuring, managing, reducing or offsetting Australia’s carbon emissions.

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Work for us

We offer challenging and rewarding work in administering legislation that will reduce carbon emissions and increase the use of clean energy.

To find available positions and apply to work at the Clean Energy Regulator, see Current vacancies.

Our agency is committed to workplace diversity and aims to create an environment that values and utilises the contributiona of people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

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Contact us

You can contact us by phone, by email or in writing.

There are special contact details if you want to make a suggestion or complaint, are a member of the media, need to report fraudulent behaviour or need a translating service.

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Meet the Clean Energy Regulator

Meet the Chair and Members of the Clean Energy Regulator guiding the agency's strategic direction.

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The Clean Energy Regulator provides updates on the schemes it administers by emailing subscribers short and timely bulletins with relevant scheme updates.

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New privacy laws take effect

Important changes to the Privacy Act 1988 commenced on 12 March 2014, including a new set of Australian Privacy Principles. The Clean Energy Regulator has updated its Privacy Policy in line with the new legislation and principles.