August 2019 report16 Sep 2019

On 16 September 2019, the ACCC released its second report as part of its inquiry into the prices, profits and margins in the supply of electricity in the National Electricity Market. This report includes:

  • initial analysis of the impact of reforms to retailer pricing and advertising that came into effect on 1 July 2019, including the Default Market Offer and Victorian Default Offer
  • an examination of the cost components of electricity bills using data obtained from retailers for the 2017–18 financial year
  • an update on the progress of implementation of recommendations from the ACCC’s Retail Electricity Pricing Inquiry.

See: Inquiry into the National Electricity Market - August 2019 Report