Energy + Water

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Gas price rise will increase bill stress

June 25, 2010

GAS prices will rise as much as 18 per cent over the next three years. The increases, which come hard on the heels of steep rises in the prices of electricity and water, are expected to add to the number … read more

Don’t Unplug Australians!

June 11, 2010

Consumer representatives from across the nation tell Energy Ministers to lift their game on the national energy consumer law or put more Australians at risk of being cut-off from electricity and gas.

Sydney Water’s hardship policy

May 26, 2010

By July 2010, Sydney Water must have in place and comply with a customer hardship policy that helps residential customers in financial difficulty to manage their bills. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of NSW (IPART) last year began reviewing the Sydney … read more

Regional households will be hardest hit by power hikes

May 18, 2010

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of NSW (IPART) has confirmed today that electricity bills will increase by up to 64% over the next three years.The increase comes on top of a 20% hike in power costs in July last … read more

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