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Review of recycled water prices for public water utilities draft report

May 3, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission in response the the IPART draft report reviewing recycled water prices for public water utilities. PIAC strongly supports the objective, stated in the Draft, to incentivise the employment of recycled water schemes that yield the greatest … read more

Review of Central Coast Councils’ prices for water, sewerage and related services

April 26, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission in response to IPART’s draft determination on Central Coast Councils prices for water, sewerage and related services. PIAC broadly supports the draft determination, and agrees with the balance that IPART has struck between consistency and equity … read more

Water NSW prices for the Murray River to Broken Hill Pipeline draft determination

April 24, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission in response to IPART’s draft determination on Water NSW prices for the Murray River to Broken Hill Pipeline. PIAC welcomes confirmation that the NSW Government will deliver a significant subsidy for the pipeline’s costs in order … read more

Review of Essential Energy’s prices for water and sewerage services in Broken Hill

April 24, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission in response to IPART’s draft determination on Essential Energy’s prices for water and sewerage services in Broken Hill. PIAC broadly supports the draft determination, and welcomes the strong focus on maintaining equity and affordability of access … read more

Review of the Sydney Water Corporation Operating Licence

February 19, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission in response to IPART’s draft Sydney Water operating licence. The draft proposed to make a number of changes to the way Sydney Water’s operations are governed and monitored. PIAC is broadly supportive of the Draft Sydney … read more

Struggling families cut off from utilities being pushed further into debt, new report shows

November 22, 2018

‘Struggling families without electricity are cutting back on groceries, maxing credit cards, ­delaying medical appointments and even getting loans from pawnbrokers to get reconnected to the grid.’ ‘A new report on electricity, gas and water disconnections has found utility companies … read more

Report: Utility disconnections hitting struggling families hardest

November 22, 2018

A new report on electricity, gas and water disconnections has found disconnecting people from utilities because they can’t afford to pay their bills hurts families that are already struggling, worsens the hardship experienced by people who are already living with … read more

Close to the Edge – a Qualitative & Quantitative Study

November 21, 2018

Close to the Edge is the fourth report in PIAC’s Cut Off research series which explore the impact of utility disconnection for NSW households. The research examines the factors that contribute to household disconnection from electricity and gas and restriction … read more

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