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Gas Energy Australia

Australian gas generates $196 billion in economic activity and supports 949,000 local jobs to fuel 7 million Aussie homes and over 130,000 businesses in meeting their day-to-day needs.

Renewable gases will transform how we work, relax and play, ensuring our economy, businesses and families can continue to reliably and affordably use gas - net zero gas - to 2050 and beyond.

Latest News

A reliable, renewable & affordable energy future? The answer is gas

Without gas the lights go out. Recent events have demonstrated the essential need for Australian gas to service Australia's energy needs. The gas sector's shift to renewable, net zero gases makes government engagement with the gas sector more important than ever...

Don't 'shut the door' on renewable, net zero gases

If ignorance is bliss, some local councils must be very happy little Vegemites! Responding to an article in The Age citing 13 Victorian councils calling for a ban on new gas connections, GEA's Letter to the Editor shows that cheaper, more reliable and net zero gas use is vital and any government - local, state or federal - banning it, won't be thanked...

To be ship shape Australia's new fleet must be geared for gas

If Australia is to rebuild its coastal shipping fleet, as both sides of politics have pledged, those ships must run on gas! It is immediately 25% cleaner than the alternative, falling to net zero over time, we have it in abundance, its safe for the marine environment and secures our energy by replacing our reliance on imported oil...

Hot Issues

Victoria's Emissions Reduction Target for 2035

GEA supports the Victorian Government's interim targets, noting the best way to achieve these goals is through renewable, net zero gases - namely renewable DME, biogas, biomethane and bioLPG - which are more reliable, have fewer input costs and emissions and, ultimately, are cheaper than electricfication...

Australian Government's Low Emission Technology Statement 2022

Our submission supports backs a technology-led bid to reduce emissions without imposing new costs on households, businesses or the broader economy. This approach allows for emerging gas technologies to come to the fore in reducing emissions to net zero by 2050...

Tasmanian Future Gas Strategy

The Tasmanian Government's priorities of jobs, encouraging growth and investment, and protecting consumers, while ensuring energy remains affordable and reliable, means gas - including emerging renewable, net zero gases - will be vital in the state's energy mix...

Upcoming Events

GEA 2022 Annual General Meeting

The 2022 Annual General Meeting will be in Melbourne on 4 August from 1pm. Hosted by Origin Energy, all interested members are invited to save the date, attend the meeting, vote on Board positions and ask the GEA Board and Secretariat anything that is on your mind. Don't miss this opportunity to be fully informed on what's next for GEA...

GEA Health and Safety Committee

The Committee will meet from 1:00–1:30pm on 17 August 2022 for a 'Drop in and Discussion Session' (Virtual – Microsoft Teams). This is the Committee's regular (bi-monthly) session to canvass health and safety issues and related topics of interest to the sector...

GEA Health and Safety Committee

The Committee will meet from 1:00–1:30pm on 19 October 2022 for a 'Drop in and Discussion Session' (Virtual – Microsoft Teams). This is the Committee's regular (bi-monthly) session to canvass health and safety issues and related topics of interest to the sector...