2019 Review of the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism

Closed 31 Aug 2019

Opened 7 Aug 2019

Results Updated 24 Jan 2020

The Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism review has now been completed.

Read the review’s report and recommendations.

Published Responses

View submitted responses where consent has been given to publish the response.


The Australian Government introduced the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) in 2017 to ensure there is sufficient gas supply in the domestic market.

The government has brought forward the scheduled review, which will assess whether the ADGSM remains fit for purpose to deliver the desired market and investment outcomes.

Terms of Reference

Submissions should follow the review's Terms of Reference. These are based on those within Division 6, Regulation 13.GG, of the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958.

View the 2019 Review Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism: Terms of Reference [90KB PDF] [49KB DOCX]


We will provide our report on the ADGSM review to the Minister by the end of September 2019.


  • Energy industry (including industry bodies)
  • Industry Peak bodies
  • Interested members of the public


  • Energy and natural resources