ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation


One of the significant expenses in low income households, and one that has grown disproportionately over time, is utilities costs.

ACTCOSS advocates for:

  • Improved energy and water efficiency in low cost housing
  • Measures that will reduce the impact of utilities bills on poverty and exclusion (such as concessions and hardships programs)
  • Improvements in the operation of utility markets so the needs of low income households are better served by these markets

Energised Consumers Project

ACTCOSS received a grant for a project to support ACT low income domestic, non-government organisations and small business consumers to participate fully in consultations and decision making on energy issues. Read up on the project:

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