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Governance

NABERS is a national government program administered by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (the National Administrator). It has operated this way since its inception in 1998.

Although managed by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, the operation of NABERS is overseen by a national Steering Committee comprised of all State and Territory representatives, and the Australian Government. These government members have voting rights within the Committee. For more information about our government members please refer to our Annual Report.

The NABERS Steering Committee is also made up of non-voting stakeholder members from bodies representing the wide range of NABERS stakeholders. These 11 stakeholder members are shown below.

  • Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) - Stefan Preuss, Associate Victorian Government Architect

  • Australian Institute of Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) - Paul Bannister - Director, Innovation and Sustainability, Energy Action/Vyt Garnys - Principal Consultant and Managing Director, CETEC

  • Australian Property Institute Ltd (API) - Roger Walker, APAC Director of Incorp Facilities Management

  • Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) - Stephen Hennessy, CIBSE ANZ Membership Secretary

  • Council of Capital City Lord Mayors (CCCLM) - Melinda Dewsnap, Sustainability Engagement Manager - Residential, City of Sydney

  • Facility Management Association Australia (FMA) - Nicholas Burt, Chief Executive Officer

  • Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) - Jonathan Cartledge, Head of Public Affairs

  • International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) - Noni Nuriani, Marketing and Promotion Committee Chair

  • The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) - Phil Wilkinson, ASBEC Executive Committee Member

  • The Energy Efficiency Council (EEC) - Luke Menzel, Chief Executive Officer

  • The Property Council of Australia (PCA) - Francesca Muskovic, National Policy Manager for Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs

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