Australians are paying too much for power. Over the past five years, the average household power bill has risen 85 per cent. The prices you pay are also unfair: some people are paying too much, others too little. It’s to do with electricity networks catering for peak demand power and the way they charge customers. Tony Wood from the Grattan Institute calls for an urgent reform of electricity tariffs.


Tony Wood, Energy Program Director at the Grattan Institute

Fran Kelly, host of RN Breakfast and Insiders

Further information

Grattan Institute report: Fair pricing for power


Presenter: Paul Barclay

Producer: Karin Zsivanovits

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