The National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) Scheme is a single national framework for reporting company information about:
Our department has formal oversight of the NGER Scheme which provides a key data source for Australia’s National Greenhouse Accounts.
Key NGER Scheme legislation includes:
The legislation is amended regularly by the department on the basis of consultation with the public and industry stakeholders.
The Clean Energy Regulator (the Regulator) administers the NGER Scheme by:
Further information regarding administration of the NGER Scheme is available on the CER’s website.
The data that companies report through the NGER Scheme is used to:
The Measurement Determination provides the methods and criteria for calculating greenhouse gas emissions and energy data under the Act.
The original instrument has been updated annually since 2009 to reflect updates to emissions factors, improvements to estimation methods and responses to consultation feedback.
The range of emission sources covered in the Measurement Determination includes:
The Regulator provides guidance for corporations and liable entities to understand and apply the Measurement Determination.
Last updated: 4 April 2022
Content ID: 67320