How is NABERS governed?
NABERS is a national program managed by the NABERS National Administrator, NSW Government’s Office of Environment and Heritage, and overseen by a National Steering Committee, comprised of the following members:
- Chair – Australian Government Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
- National Administrator – NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (NSW OEH)
- Voting members – representatives from the state and territory governments of ACT, QLD, NSW, NT, SA, Vic and WA
- Non-voting member – representative from Tas. Industry observer – Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) observer – Deputy Chair SAC.
The NSW OEH manages the operation and development of NABERS throughout Australia on behalf of the National Steering Committee.
A NABERS Stakeholder Advisory Committee has also been established to facilitate greater engagement with industry associations and to provide advice to the National Steering Committee.
Members include: Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC), Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH), Property Council of Australia (PCA), Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA), Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), Australian Property Institute (API), Facility Management Association of Australia (FMA), Energy Efficiency Council (EEC), Property Funds Association of Australia (PFA), and AECOM.
Latest: National Steering Committee and Stakeholder Advisory Committee meeting minutes
National Steering Committee Meeting 19th February 2014 - Summary of outcomes
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Meet the NABERS team
The NABERS team operates under the NSW Government’s Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and comprises a commercial and a residential unit.
The commercial unit manages the development of the NABERS commercial suite of tools as well as supporting the Commercial Building Disclosure scheme (CBD).
The unit also manages the day-to-day operation of the program such as reviewing and issuing ratings, training assessors, quality assurance and promoting the program.
To contact a member of the NABERS team, email or call 02 9995 5000.
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NABERS Probity Management Plan
The term probity means integrity, fairness, honesty and transparency. The NABERS National Administrator commissioned a probity review of the NABERS Auditing and Accreditation processes and procedures along with the creation of a Probity Management Plan.
The NABERS Probity Plan relates specifically to:
- The NABERS Accreditation process
- The NABERS Rating Auditing process
- The NABERS Supervision process
The plan highlights the probity considerations and strategies in place to demonstrate how the National Administrator partners with Industry to deliver the program in a fair and effective manner.
Click here to view the plan
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Refreshed NABERS Auditors, Supervisors and Trainers panels
We are pleased to advise that the successful candidates to fill the roles of NABERS Auditor, Supervisor and Trainer (Tender OEH-413-2015) have been selected, and the panels of these service providers have been refreshed as follows:
NABERS Auditor, Supervisor and Trainer
Nick Stokoe - Cundall
Ian Gardner - Wood & Grieve Engineers
Jeff Binks - Enerdata
Paul Bannister - Energy Action (Australia)
Erica Kenna - Energy Action (Australia); and
GS Rao - Team Catalyst
NABERS Auditor and Trainer
Jonathan Dalton - Viridis Australasia; and
PC Thomas - Team Catalyst
NABERS Supervisor and Trainer
Chris Bloomfield - Energy Action (Australia)
NABERS Auditor only
Rory Eames - Viridis Australasia
Parag Shinde - Sole Trader
Sylvie Iles - Grosvenor Engineering; and
Paul Thomas - Wood & Grieve Engineers
NABERS Supervisor only
Michelle Aguas - MACE Australia
Matt Hoogland - Energy Action (Australia); and
Rodney Kington - Grosvenor Engineering
NABERS Trainer only
Steve Hennessy - WT Sustainability
Congratulations to the successful candidates and we look forward to working with you in the delivery of these critical services of the NABERS program.
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