Inter-Network Test Guidelines - Consultation

Market National Electricity Market
StageFirst Stage
ConvenorAEMO NEM
Accepting submissions?Yes
Submissions close22/06/2021

AEMO is conducting a consultation on the updated Inter-Network Test Guidelines (the Guidelines).

This consultation is being conducted as required under clause 5.7.7(k) of the National Electricity Rules (NER), in accordance with the Rules consultation requirements detailed in clause 8.9 of the NER.

The consultation process

The consultation process is outlined below. Dates are indicative only and subject to change.

Process Indicative Date
Closing date for submissions in response to this Notice and Issues Paper 22 June 2021
Publication of Draft Report and Determination 22 July 2021
Closing date for submissions in response to the Draft Report 9 August 2021
Publication of Final Report and Determination 22 September 2021

Invitation to make submissions

AEMO invites written submissions in response to the Notice of First Stage of Rules Consultation to be sent by email to by 5.00pm (AEST) on 22 June 2021.

All submissions must be forwarded in electronic format (both pdf and Word).

Please identify any parts of your submission that you wish to remain confidential and explain why. AEMO may still publish that information if it does not consider it to be confidential but will consult with you before doing so.

Please note that material identified as confidential may be given less weight in the decision-making process than material that is published.

Submissions received after the closing date and time will not be valid, and AEMO is not obliged to consider them.  Any late submissions should explain the reason for lateness and the detriment to you if AEMO does not consider your submission.

All submissions will be published on AEMO’s website, other than confidential content.


In your submission, you may request a meeting with AEMO to discuss the matter under consultation, stating why you consider a meeting is necessary or desirable.

If appropriate, meetings may be held jointly with other Consulted Persons. Subject to confidentiality restrictions, AEMO will generally make details of matters discussed at a meeting available to other Consulted Persons and may publish them.

Further information

Please send any queries about this consultation to:

Cookies help us improve your website experience.
By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.