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The Institute 

  • provides an objective view of international and domestic developments that have an impact on energy policy
  • provides a trusted channel for dialogue with governments
  • liaises with inter-governmental, non-governmental and community organisations
  • provides a voice for Australian business in international organisations, including counterpart bodies in other countries
  • recognises the independent and key role of all energy industry organisations
  • encourages Australian young professionals and youth to engage in energy matters
  • contributes to the maintenance of an investment climate in which capital may be invested on secure and predictable terms.

The Institute supports free market choices within a sound national and global policy framework.


The Energy Policy Institute does not cater for individual membership. It recommends that energy professionals consider joining the Australian Insitute of Energy (www.aie.org.au)


United States Energy Association

The Institute works closely with the US Energy Association and has reciprocal membership rights.  

For information on USEA activities please go to www.usea.org.

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Barry Worthington from the USEA speaking in Sydney - 21/02/2017

Left : Niels Marquardt, CEO of American Chamber of Commerce

Centre: Barry Worthington, Executive Director the United States Energy Association

Right: Robert Pritchard, Executive Director of the Energy Policy Institute of Australia


Panel Discussion: "What Can Australia Expect from Nuclear Energy?"

Special Guest Speaker: Hon John Barilaro, Deputy Premier of New South Wales

Location: Sydney

Date:  Wednesday 18 April 2018 - 4pm to 5.30pm followed by a reception

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What's New

Report of a debate on the Future of the Electricity Industry held in Sydney on 23 January 2018

pdf graphic Click here to download this Report 


2017 Annual Report by the energy Security Board "The Health of the National Electricity Market".  

pdf graphicClick here to download this Annual Report (December 2017).


The Institute’s submission to the COAG Energy Council, August 2016.

Policy Papers

Public Policy Papers: A compendium of Key Points (to October 2017) 

Since May 2013 the Institute has published 18 Public Policy Papers.

pdfClick here to view the compendium of key points. 


EPIA Public Policy Paper - 4/2017 "Future Energy Policy"

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Public Policy Papers : A Compendium of Key Points (Aug 2016)

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Since May 2013 the Institute has published twelve Public Policy Papers.

pdfClick here to view the compendium of key points.

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