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Department of State Growth

Electricity Supply Industry Act Review

Have your say

Interested parties are invited to provide input to the review of the Electricity Supply Industry Act 1995.

The Electricity Supply Industry Act 1995 (ESI Act) aims to promote efficiency and competition in the electricity supply industry, and to provide for a safe and efficient system of electricity generation, transmission, distribution and supply.

The review will consider the ESI Act (as well as all attendant Regulations and Codes) in the context of changing operations, technologies and markets to ensure it remains appropriate for its intended purpose.

How to make a submission

All written submissions on the Electricity Supply Industry Act Review must be received by 5.00pm on Friday 23 August 2019

Submissions can be forwarded to:


Mail: Attention ESI Review
GPO Box 536

Other than indicated below, submissions will be treated as public information and will be published on our website at

Submissions will be published on 6 September 2019.

No personal information other than an individual’s name or the organisation making a submission will be published.

For further information, please contact:

Accessibility of submissions

The Government recognises that not all individuals or groups are equally placed to access and understand information.  We are therefore committed to ensuring Government information is accessible and easily understood by people with diverse communication needs.

Where possible, please consider typing your submission in plain English and providing it in a format such as Microsoft Word or equivalent.

The Government cannot however take responsibility for the accessibility of documents provided by third parties.

Important information to note

Your name (or the name of the organisation) will be published unless you request otherwise.

In the absence of a clear indication that a submission is intended to be treated as confidential (or parts of the submission), the Department will treat the submission as public.

If you would like your submission treated as confidential, whether in whole or in part, please indicate this in writing at the time of making your submission clearly identifying the parts of your submission you want to remain confidential and the reasons why. In this case, your submission will not be published to the extent of that request.

Copyright in submissions remains with the author(s), not with the Tasmanian Government.

The Department will not publish, in whole or in part, submissions containing defamatory or offensive material.  If your submission includes information that could enable the identification of other individuals then either all or parts of the submission will not be published.

The Right to Information Act 2009 and confidentiality

Information provided to the Government may be provided to an applicant under the provisions of the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI). If you have indicated that you wish all or part of your submission to be treated as confidential, your statement detailing the reasons may be taken into account in determining whether or not to release the information in the event of an RTI application for assessed disclosure.  You may also be contacted to provide any further comment.