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Gas Energy Australia

Gas in Australia generates over $70 billion in economic activity, supporting more than 241,600 local jobs to fuel 7 million homes and over 130,000 businesses in meeting their daily needs.

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

Latest News

Electric shock awaits Victorians switching from gas

New research shows switching from gas to high-efficiency electrical appliances achieves a modest reduction in CO2, but comes at a premium of 16-times the price of carbon abatement. Switching to cheaper, but less efficient electrical appliances, actually increases carbon emissions. With the pathway for LPG to decarbonise by 2050 clear, a rethink is needed on polices pushing people to electricity only...

Gas pumps $70 billion into the Australian economy

The gas economy in Australia drives at least $70B in economic activity (3.4% of GDP), supporting over 241,600 Aussie jobs. Gas - including renewable, net zero gases - is essential for industrial heat and chemical feedstock to make the things we need for modern living. Gas will, increasingly, be called upon as a vital back-up for intermittent solar and wind power generation...

Gaslighting over costs of energy switch

A column in the Australian Financial Review made several factual errors in relation to GEA media commentary over recent weeks. Our letter to the Editor of the AFR, correcting the public record, subsequently got a run...

Hot Issues

AustRoads - Consultation RIS – National Heavy Vehicle Driver Competency (NHVDC) Framework

Our members transport gas on Australian roads every day and what seems like a small ripple of change for the General Freight Industry becomes a tsunami when it meets Dangerous Goods freight...

Independent Review of Australian Carbon Credit Units

GEA's response to the Independent Review of Australian Carbon Credit Units Consultation Paper highlights three main areas where the Government can incentivise investment in low emissions technologies that minimise the costs to the Australian economy through the increased use of renewable gas fuels...

GreenPower Submission

All renewable gases, such as bioLNG, biopropane and renewable DME, will reduce carbon emissions the same as biomethane and hydrogen. These gases are irreplaceable - both as a heat source (generating 1,300+ degree temperatures for manufacturing) that electricity can't replicate, and as a feedstock - so should be in GreenPower's scheme...

Upcoming Events

GEA Safety Standards & Technical Committee Workshop 2

The Committee will hold a Workshop in Melbourne from 1:00-4:00pm on 29 November 2022 to review the safe changeover of LPG supplier-owned assets following a change in LPG supplier protocols. Members wishing to participate should contact the Secretariat...

GEA Safety Standards & Technical Committee Workshop 1

The Committee will hold a Workshop in Melbourne from 9:00am-12:00pm on 29 November 2022 on risk assessment and work procedure to facilitate trained cylinder delivery drivers to change pigtails under a Company Safety and Operating Plan. Members wishing to participate should contact the Secretariat...

GEA Safety Standard & Technical Committee

The Committee will meet from 10:00am-2:00pm on 30 November for a face-to-face and '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...