MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – May 24th, 2010 – ENERGY AUSTRALIA CHOOSES PAGEUP PEOPLE FOR THEIR TALENT MANAGEMENT

PageUp People, leading talent management solutions provider, announced today that EnergyAustralia has chosen to partner with PageUp People to implement a capability framework across their whole of business.

EnergyAustralia has recently commenced its largest ever Capital Works Program, which prompted the move to introduce a best practice capability framework that supports their talent management strategy and centralises people processes and practices to increase overall business productivity.

EnergyAustralia selected PageUp People due to their clear understanding of the critical business issues and their ability to translate this into a pragmatic and tailored solution, along with their strong account management approach.

The capability framework will be implemented across EnergyAustralia to create efficiencies through targeted development, as well as providing clear career paths for employees “EnergyAustralia recognises the critical role its people play in creating a sustainable, high performing organisation. This project is driven by their commitment to supporting the learning and development goals of EnergyAustralia employees at all levels,” said Sylvia Vorhauser-Smith, General Manager with PageUp People. “We are delighted that EnergyAustralia has selected PageUp People to support their efforts to bring pragmatic tools to the business that will help manage and grow their talent.”

PageUp People is recognised by leading industry analysts for their strength in capability modelling and content, and they have a strong track record customising and embedding their capability framework across a variety of organisations and industries. The capability framework differentiates the PageUp People suite of solutions in the global talent management market.

About EnergyAustralia

EnergyAustralia has been operating for more than 100 years and has the largest energy network in Australia. It supplies electricity and gas, builds, replaces and maintains its electricity network, sells electricity and gas, and promotes energy efficiency and renewable energy alternatives.

Its 1.6 million network customers are in both rural and urban areas and include small to large businesses and industries such as mining, shipping, tourism, manufacturing and agriculture. It has more than 1.4 million retail customers in NSW, ACT, Victoria and Queensland.

EnergyAustralia is a State-owned corporation whose shareholder is the New South Wales Government. It operates an electricity network across 22,275 square kilometres – distributing electricity to the Sydney, Central Coast and Hunter regions in New South Wales. Its operations also include purchasing and supplying energy, electrical contracting, customer connections, emergency restoration and local repairs, and major capital works. EnergyAustralia is committed to meeting the needs of a growing energy market by effectively maintaining its assets, regularly upgrading its infrastructure and actively working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to help protect the environment.

www.energyaustralia.com.au