Energy

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is Australia’s national energy market regulator and an independent statutory authority. The AER is funded by the Commonwealth with its staff, resources and facilities provided from the ACCC.

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Title Type Status
Gas market transparency measures Inquiry Ongoing
Commenced 19 April 2017

On 19 April 2017 the Australian Government directed the ACCC to conduct a wide-ranging inquiry into the supply of and demand for wholesale gas in Australia, as well as to publish regular information on the supply and pricing of gas for the next three years.

Electricity supply & prices inquiry Inquiry Ongoing
Commenced 27 March 2017

On 27 March 2017, the Treasurer directed the ACCC to hold an inquiry into the supply of retail electricity and the competitiveness of retail electricity prices.

East Coast Gas Inquiry 2015 Inquiry Ongoing
31 July 2015
On 13 April 2015 the Minister for Small Business directed the ACCC to hold an inquiry into the competitiveness of the wholesale gas industry.

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