The Developer Consultative Committee (DCC) is a forum for property developers, their contractors and industry group members to raise and discuss matters relating to AusNet that will ultimately improve the experience of negotiated electricity connections.
The purpose of the DCC is to:
The DCC is comprised of representatives from across the development industry, and currently includes representatives from:
The DCC meetings are held quarterly, with a mix of face-to-face and virtual sessions.
View the most recent minutes of the meetings below:
Wednesday, 13 April 2022 (PDF, 129KB)
Thursday, 3 February 2022 (PDF, 144KB)
Thursday, 28 October 2021 (PDF, 188KB)
Monday, 26 July 2021 (PDF, 90KB)
Wednesday, 13 April 2022 (PDF, 2MB)
Thursday, 3 February 2022 (PDF, 3MB)
Thursday, 28 October 2021 (PDF, 216KB)
Monday, 26 July 2021 (PDF, 731KB)
In October 2020 the Essential Services Commission (ESC) released its decision in relation to new greenfield electricity connection standards, creating a new modernised framework and increasing requirements for distributors connecting electricity to new developments. These changes are aimed at improving efficiency and timeliness of connections in new development areas.
Under the ESC’s decision, distributors are required to:
In response to the decision, and so we could continually improve customer service and outcomes, we established the Developer Consultative Committee (DCC), in July 2021.
View the report on the six month period from October 2021 to March 2022 (PDF, 685 KB)
The image below shows the high-level steps in the greenfield negotiated connections process.
Industry Briefings are open to all developers and representatives. They are designed to update developers with the latest information and any changes relevant to the sector. These briefings will be held as needed.
View the slide pack and Q&A from the most recent Industry Briefing, REFCL – Isolating transformers in new estates, below:
Thursday, 24 March 2022 (PDF, 4MB)
REFCL Isolating Transformer Q&A (PDF, 221KB)
For information on what you need to know before and after submitting an application:
View the Regulating electricity connections for new housing developments consultation paper.
For more information on the DCC or for questions about joining, email email@example.com