Corporate & Social

Preserving the Environment

The Energy Efficient Opportunities Act 2006 (EEO) and the National Greenhouse Energy Reporting Act 2007 (NGER)

With the need to manage the impact of climate change, programs aimed at maximising energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions have been established at both federal and state levels of government.

The Energy Efficient Opportunities Act 2006 (EEO) and the National Greenhouse Energy Reporting Act 2007 (NGER) are two such government initiatives. Rex registered for the EEO programme on 11 Nov 2007 and have since embarked on various initiatives to reduce energy consumption, in turn reducing emissions. Rex registered for the NGER program on 25 Feb 2009 and submitted its 13th NGER report to the Clean Energy Regulator in October 2022.

The first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth public report on the initiatives undertaken by Rex in response to the Energy efficient opportunities program is available below.

First Public Report   Download pdf (146Kb)
Second Public Report   Download pdf (345kb)
Third Public Report   Download pdf (308kb)
Fourth Public Report   Download pdf (212kb)
Fifth Public Report   Download pdf (117kb)
Sixth Public Report   Download pdf (78kb)
Sustainability Award

Rex was awarded the title of “Sustainable Small Company of the Year 2007” on 30 November 2007 by Ethical Investor magazine at the 7th Australian Sustainability Awards. This award recognised Rex as a profitable, sustainable and reliable service provider, with the judges saying Rex had employed a community enterprise-based business model to re-open regional airline routes in partnership with local councils and communities. In addition, this award applauded the community support programs and levels of employee engagement evident at Rex, with a generous drought relief package and employee profit share scheme being deciding factors.

Workplace Gender Equality

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) is an Australian Government statutory agency responsible for promoting and improving gender equality in Australian workplaces. The Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 requires non-public sector employers with 100 or more employees to submit a report to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency annually.

Regional Express Holdings Ltd is compliant for reporting period 2020-2021. A copy of the notice of compliance can be found here.

The latest WGEA report can be found here.

For more information about the WGEA reporting obligations, please visit their website at

Group Environmental Management Program (GEMP)

The Rex Group is committed to supporting the principles of environmental sustainability and applying such principles and practices to our every day functions.

The Rex Group Environmental Management Program (GEMP) is a structured framework for managing our environmental impact.

The GEMP helps the Rex Group to establish and meet its own policy goals, organisational structures and accountability, management controls and review functions all with top management oversight.

GEMP Download pdf (702Kb)