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The Energy Efficiency Council is closely engaged in the public discussion around the role of energy management in the Australian economy.

The Council issues media releases on key policy developments of interest to the energy management sector, and the Council's experts regularly contribute to articles and news stories – check out latest below.

Victoria’s massive energy management investment to drive jobs boom

24 November 2020

Today the Andrews Government doubled down on last week’s record investment in energy efficiency in the residential sector with a swathe of smart stimulus measures targeted at businesses, community groups and government operations. Together, this $1 billion energy management package will create thousands of local jobs and ensure every part of the economy is supported through Victoria’s economic recovery.... read more

Joint statement for energy efficiency stimulus in Victoria

11 November 2020

The Energy Efficiency Council has joined peak bodies from across Victoria and Australia to call on the Victorian Government to implement the Clean Jobs Plan, which aligns with the Government’s climate and energy jobs commitment, and will create up to 20,000 direct jobs across the state. ... read more

Industry and environment groups applaud South Australian energy efficiency commitment

10 November 2020

The Property Council of Australia, Climate Council, Conservation Council of South Australia, Energy Efficiency Council, Green Building Council of Australia and Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council welcome the South Australian Government announcement that it will invest $60 million to improve the energy efficiency of government buildings. The Government’s commitment will create jobs, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lower the government’s energy and maintenance bills.... read more