A dramatic increase in the number of Victorian households experiencing involuntary electricity and/or gas disconnections has prompted a review of disconnections by the Victorian government. This research into the direct and indirect costs that arise from disconnections was commissioned by the Consumer Action Law Centre...
This report summarises the findings and recommendations from the ‘ Changing Demand: Flexibility of energy practices in households with children ’ research project funded by the Consumer Advocacy Panel. The project aimed to understand how households with children may be affected by electricity market reforms...
This report investigates the practices that use energy in households with children to understand change and flexibility for demand management. The findings suggest that demand management and engagement activities need to go beyond individually motivating family households to save money, protect the environment, or make...
Are local schools the beating heart of our communities? Or are they underutilised public assets, closed out of school hours and off limits to local residents?
A new discussion paper on the extended use of schools released by New South Wales Labor...