Energy

Inquiry into the National Electricity Market - November 2022 report

This is the ACCC's eighth report as part of its inquiry into the prices, profits and margins in the supply of electricity in the National Electricity Market (NEM).

November 2022 report

On 23 November 2022, the ACCC provided a report to the Treasurer as part of its inquiry into the prices, profits and margins in the supply of electricity in the National Electricity Market (NEM). The ACCC published the report on 7 December 2022.

ACCC receives additional responsibilities in budget

The ACCC has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of new work for the ACCC in scams, childcare, water trading and an extension of the ACCC’s gas inquiry role.

“We look forward to delivering on these new responsibilities, as well as our ongoing work to promote competition and fairer markets for consumers and small businesses,” ACCC Chair Gina Cass-Gottlieb said.

Gas inquiry

The Budget Papers highlight a number of significant challenges for Australians from rising electricity and gas prices.