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NSW Government Consultations

NSW Animal Welfare Reform – Discussion Paper
The NSW Government is modernising and streamlining animal welfare laws and we’re inviting you to have your say. Submissions close Friday 17 September 2021.

 

ACCC consultations

Developing the Better Bills Guideline – Australian Energy Regulator
On 18 March 2021, the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) made a rule requiring the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) to develop a mandatory billing guideline setting out how retailers must prepare and issue bills to residential and small customers. Submissions close Wednesday 22 September 2021.

Buying a franchise? ACCC wants to hear from you
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission would like to hear from people who are thinking about buying a franchise to find out what questions they have or what information they need. Submissions Close Wednesday 1 December 2021.

 

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Consultations

CP 347 Proposed amendments to the prohibition on order incentives in the ASIC market integrity rules
This paper sets out our proposal to amend the prohibition on order incentives in Part 5.4B of the ASIC Market Integrity Rules (Securities Markets) 2017. Submissions close Wednesday 3 November 2021.

 

Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources Consultations

Review of Default Market Offer and Reference Price
The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources is seeking feedback on the implementation of the Competition and Consumer (Industry Code – Electricity Retail) Regulations 2019 (the Code). Submissions close Monday 11 October 2021.

Safeguard Crediting Mechanism: Discussion paper
The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources is consulting on a proposed Safeguard Crediting Mechanism. It aims to unlock emissions abatement opportunities from Safeguard facilities that are not currently being realised under the Safeguard Mechanism or the Emissions Reduction Fund. Submissions close Tuesday 5 October 2021.

2021 Soil Carbon Method: proposed new method under the Emissions Reduction Fund
The Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee is seeking feedback on a proposed new methodology determination under the Emissions Reduction Fund. Submissions close Monday 27 September 2021.

Trade measurement policy for electric vehicle charging stations
The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is proposing options for a regulatory framework to support accurate measurements made using electric vehicle charging stations (EVCS). Submissions close Friday 15 October 2021.

 

Productivity Commission Consultations

Register of Foreign-owned Water Entitlements
The draft report presents the Commission’s preliminary analysis and views on the rationales for the Register, its effectiveness, costs and benefits, and possible improvements, for both its current and future forms. Submissions close Friday 10 September 2021.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts and Crafts
The Productivity Commission has been asked to examine the value, nature and structure of markets for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and crafts, and policies to address deficiencies in these markets. Submission close Monday 13 December 2021.

 

Treasury Consultations

Financial Accountability Regime (consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2021
The Government has released for consultation the draft Financial Accountability Regime (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2021. Submissions close Friday 17 September 2021.

Motor vehicle services and repair information sharing scheme – scheme rules
The Government has released Motor vehicle services and repair information sharing scheme exposure draft rules to support the mandatory scheme for consultation. Submissions close Friday 24 September 2021.

Review of the insolvent trading safe harbour
To support the review of the insolvent trading safe harbour provisions, Treasury is seeking feedback from stakeholders. Submissions close Friday 1 October 2021.

Review of occupational exclusion in default insurance offered through MySuper products
The objective of this consultation is to canvass views from interested parties on the extent of the problem arising from occupational exclusions for new members and for members changing jobs and what options, if any, may be required for changes to the current regulatory framework. Submissions close Thursday 14 October 2021.

 

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