It's our ABC

This report looks at the accumulated impact of recent federal government funding decisions, and uncovers details of a virtually unprecedented attack on the operational capability of Australia’s national broadcaster.
Position paper

A plan to repower Australia

This report shows how Australia can get to 100% renewable power by 2030 by rebooting our failing electricity system, removing the roadblocks holding us back, and investing in the renewables boom.

Investigation into the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax and Debt Loading in Australia – 2012 to 2016

The objective of this study is twofold. First, to investigate the extent to which debt loading is potentially being used to reduce tax revenues in Australia, and to compare it to savings from Centrelink’s Enhanced Welfare Payment Integrity measures. Second, to discuss the effectiveness of...

South Australia's wholesale electricity market: what really happened in July 2016

The South Australian wholesale electricity market had a volume-weighted average price of $433/MWh for the first two weeks of July. By way of comparison, the volume-weighted average wholesale price in South Australia for the last eight calendar years has been $64/MWh. Extraordinarily high prices (greater...

Australia's retail electricity markets: who is serving whom?

This report has been prepared for GetUp! We have been asked to analyse and comment on the retail electricity markets serving household electricity consumers in the National Electricity Market (NEM). The business of providing electricity to households by electricity retailers encompasses the acquisition of electricity...