Energy and water justice

Because everyone should have affordable, sustainable and reliable energy and water.
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Energy and water justice priorities

We work to accelerate the transition to a net zero-carbon energy system that is fair, affordable and reliable for everyone. We drive change to regulation and policy to improve consumer protections, particularly for households experiencing disadvantage. 

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Water

Ensuring affordable and sustainable water services

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Energy

Making energy fairer, cleaner and more affordable

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A just transition

Accelerating the shift to net-zero without leaving people behind

News and resources

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Senior Policy Officer Thea Bray joined 2SER Breakfast to discuss the Energy and Water Justice Program's new Powerless report.
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The Justice and Equity Centre coordinated a joint consumer and community organisation response to the AER’s Review of Payment Protections in the NECF. The submission was co-signed by ten organisations.
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Nearly every household is struggling to pay their energy bills, Senior Policy Officer Thea Bray told the ABC.
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Powerless: Debt and disconnection is the fifth in a series of reports by the PIAC into debt, disconnection and payment difficulty related to electricity, gas and water services in NSW. It follows
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PIAC provided a response to NSW DCCEEW’s targeted consultation that sought feedback on IPART’s Final Future of Embedded Networks Review Report and on the NSW embedded network work plan.  Addressing
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PIAC made a submission to the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) Value of network resilience 2024 issues paper.  Clearer and more consistent guidance on resilience is necessary to assist network service

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