The Safeguard Mechanism has been reformed following a
consultation process undertaken by the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water.
New obligations and reporting requirements apply to Safeguard facility financial years commencing on or after
1 July 2023:
The following information has been published in line with the
National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Rule 2015 prior to commencement of the new arrangements.
New data publishing requirements will apply from
1 July 2023. See
Safeguard data for more information.
National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007, all responsible emitters must report their emissions to the Clean Energy Regulator (CER) by 31 October each year.
For each financial year, the CER 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.
This information is published each year, after the 1 March compliance deadline.
New data publishing requirements will apply to reporting periods commencing from 1 July 2023. See Safeguard data and Key dates for more information.
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