Solar Bonus Scheme customers will not receive Scheme payments for generation that occurs after 31 December 2016. However, customers may still benefit financially from having a small scale solar generator connected to the grid. This benefit is in the form of displacing consumption of retail priced electricity via net metering and the possibility of receiving a retail offer feed-in tariff. MORE HERE
Formal word from Department of Resource and Energy (NSW Government) is that the current GROSS meter will need to changed to NET.
If you have a potential to export kWh moving into January 2017, you may want to consider SOLAR STORAGE. We are expecting a large uptake of Solar Storage installations towards the second half of 2016, so start thinking about your options now.