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We were established by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011, and we are governed by the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

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Meeting the Senate Order on Departmental and Agency Contracts Listings

On 20 June 2001, the Senate agreed to an Order for each Minister to table a letter of advice to their respective agencies ensuring that a list of contracts must be placed on the internet through the agency’s home page.

From 1 July 2017, the Senate Order also applied to corporate Commonwealth entities (CCEs) including ARENA. The estimated cost of complying with this order is $10,490 based on the estimated number of hours involved to collect, analyse and compile the information and applying salary costs and on-costs.

Senate Order for entity contracts listings:

Last updated 30 October 2019

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