• 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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  • NABERS panels

    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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