On 7 March 2019, amendments to the
National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Rule 2015 came into effect. These amendments apply from the 2018-19 safeguard compliance period, onwards. Tools and resources available on the Clean Energy Regulator website will be updated shortly to reflect the amendments.
If you would like to discuss your individual circumstances under the safeguard mechanism, please
contact the Clean Energy Regulator.
National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007, all responsible emitters must report their emissions to the Clean Energy Regulator by 31 October each year.
For each financial year (the reporting year), the Clean Energy Regulator is required to publish information about all designated large facilities with emissions over 100 000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2-e), as outlined in the
National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Rule 2015.
For each facility covered by the safeguard mechanism in a reporting year, information published includes the baseline emissions number in force for that year, total reported emissions, the responsible emitter(s) for each facility, and any Australian carbon credit units surrendered.
This information is published after the 1 March compliance deadline.
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