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Energy Safe Victoria's corporate governance documents.

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Independent Review of Victoria’s Electricity and Gas Network Safety Framework

On 19 January 2017, the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change announced the Independent Review of Victoria’s Electricity and Gas Network Safety Framework (the Review), to be chaired by Dr. Paul Grimes. This review examined the design and adequacy of the safety regulatory system governing the safety of Victoria’s electricity and gas networks, including Energy Safe Victoria (Energy Safe) structure and operations.

The final reportExternal Link of the review made 43 recommendations and includes nine chapters, eight of which include recommendations applicable to Energy Safe.

The government response was released in August 2018 and supported 42 of the 43 recommendations either in full or in principle.Of these, 22 recommendations are directed to Energy Safe.

  • Energy Safe is in the process of finalising a roadmap to realise the Review’s recommendations, which includes key milestones and final completion dates.
  • In a demonstration of strong accountability and transparency, Energy Safe provides quarterly progress reports to the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action (DEECA) for the development of quarterly public report.

See the first progress update on the implementation of the Government ResponseExternal Link ..


Date: 27/09/2023 11:33

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Reviewed 17 August 2023

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