There are innumerable market players involved across the hydrogen industry value chain in Australia.

Many individual companies and institutions involved in hydrogen-related research, development and deployment activities can be found in the information displayed under the Projects tab.

There are a number of key organisations with a national (and international) perspective – e.g. industry and related associations, collaborative research and standards bodies, government and related entities – involved in hydrogen research, development and deployment activities. These include:

Government and Related Entities

  • Teams supporting implementation of the National Hydrogen Strategy such as the the Commonwealth Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW)
  • Major funding bodies such as the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)
  • Pre-eminent scientific/research organisations with considerable hydrogen-related activities such as the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and Geoscience Australia (GA)
  • Austrade with its focus on industry promotion and investment attraction

Industry and Collaborative Organisations

  • Peak hydrogen industry bodies such as the Australian Hydrogen Council (AHC)
  • Significant industry associations, such as the Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) and Energy Networks Australia (ENA), that are providing financial and other support for hydrogen-related R&D activities and whose members are involved in actual project deployment (and related activities)
  • Cooperative Research Centres with significant hydrogen-related research programs such as the Future Fuels CRC and the Future Energy Exports CRC
  • NERA – National Energy Resources Australia (focus on developing hydrogen industry clusters), Standards Australia (focus on developing standards for hydrogen use), the Clean Energy Council (Renewable Hydrogen Directorate – focus on export capability), and the Smart Energy Council (Hydrogen Division – focus on industry promotion through knowledge sharing tools).


November 2022