National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Measurement) Determination 2008 (the Measurement Determination) provides methods, criteria and measurement standards for calculating greenhouse gas emissions and energy data under the
National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 (NGER Act). It covers scope 1 and scope 2 emissions and energy production and consumption.
The Measurement Determination is updated annually to reflect improvements in emission estimation methods. Changes are also made in response to industry feedback. Reporters should make sure that they use the correct version of the Measurement Determination, corresponding to the year in which they are reporting. Reporters should also be aware of the relevant amendments made for that year. Amendments, compilations and explanatory memoranda for each year can be found on the ComLaw website.
Amendment summaries for current and previous reporting years are available on the
archived resources section of the website.
Measurement Determination has been amended for 2016, commencing on 1 July 2016.
These amendments apply for the 2016-17 reporting year, onwards.
The NGER Amendment followed consultation by the
Department of the Environment and is part of the Australian Government's commitment to continuously improve and enhance the efficiency of the NGER Scheme.
The main amendments incorporated into the 2016-17 Measurement Determination include:
Changes were made to municipal waste under Schedule 2 in the NGER Amendment and these came into effect on 1 July 2014 and apply to the 2015-16 year.
The Measurement Determination has been amended for 2014, commencing on 1 July 2014.
The NGER Amendment followed consultation by the Department of the Environment in May 2014 and is part of the Australian Government's commitment to continuously improve and enhance the efficiency of the NGER Scheme.
The main amendments incorporated into the 2013-14 Measurement Determination include:
A number of changes were made to both the NGER Regulations 2008 and the Measurement Determination to streamline reporting obligations for reporters for 2013-14 onwards. These changes do not affect the integrity of NGER data for data users.
Further detail on these changes can be found at
What's new: simplifying NGER obligations from 2013-14.
Further information on consultations undertaken to develop the NGER legislation is available through the
Department of the Environment and Energy website.
The NGER Technical Guidelines for 2012-13, 2013-14 and for 2014-15 financial years are available on the
Department of the Environment and Energy website to assist stakeholders in understanding and applying the Measurement Determination.
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