Focus area: Energy

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QCOSS submissions on energy network tariff reform

Electricity is an essential service that is vitally important for the health and wellbeing of families and individuals. Everyone in Queensland deserves to be able to afford to cool their home, give their children a [...]

29 May 2019|Publication

QCOSS Submissions on energy hardship guidelines

The Australian Energy Regulatory (AER) is developing a Customer Hardship Policy Guideline to improve protections for energy customers experiencing hardship. The consultation has been initiated in response to concerns about the lack of consistency and clarity in [...]

5 March 2019|Publication

Energy fact sheets

Electricity is an essential service that most households rely on every day for lighting, hot water, food preparation, washing, cleaning, communications and heating and cooling. It is therefore critical that electricity is affordable and accessible [...]

6 January 2019|Publication

Energy efficient minimum standards

One of the amendments of the Housing Legislation (Building Better Futures) Amendment Act 2017 was to introduce a new clause 17A into the Residential Tenancy and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (RTRAA) to allow minimum standards for rental properties to be specified by regulation. QCOSS' Energy efiicient minimum standards report presents the results of QCOSS' targeted research and consultation project to identify, assess and prioritise several recommended measures that could be specified as a minimum standard to improve energy efficiency.

19 December 2018|Publication