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Corporate governance statements and reports

Our corporate governance documents, including our corporate plan, Ministerial statement of expectations and our reporting against these expectations.

Corporate plan

Statement of expectations

ESV Charter

Gifts and benefits

Conflict of interest

If you have any queries in relation to these documents or their content, please contact ESV on 03 9203 9700 or by email at

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 (ESV) structure and operations.

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

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 ESV.

  • ESV 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, ESV 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: 27/05/2023 5:56

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Reviewed 13 February 2023

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