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February 2020

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We Have Moved

But our great service remains the same!

We have moved to the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources. Here are a few more details to help you stay in touch.
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Lighting Regulation

Changes are coming!

In April 2018, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council agreed to further improve lighting energy efficiency regulation by phasing out inefficient halogen lamps (light bulbs) in Australia and introducing minimum standards for LED lamps in line with EU standards in Australia and New Zealand.
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Displaying the Label

How you display your label matters

If you are supplying or selling products in Australia regulated for energy efficiency under the GEMS Act, you have legal obligations to make sure these products are registered. In addition, some products require an Energy Rating Label to be displayed correctly at point of sale.

In Case You Missed It

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The New Refrigerated Cabinets Determination
From 15 August 2020, the replacement Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Refrigerated Cabinets) Determination 2019 will come into force in Australia.  Read more...

Featured Video

Selling appliances with an Energy Rating Label? Watch this quick overview to understand your legal obligations when displaying the Energy Rating Label on your products in store.
Watch more videos on our Energy Rating or GEMS Regulator YouTube channels.
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Featured Document

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E3 Achievements Report 2018-2019
The Equipment Energy Efficiency (E3) Program undertakes a range of activities to improve the energy efficiency of appliances and equipment in Australia and New Zealand. Read more...

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