Statements and advice

The Consumer Challenge Panel may provide statements and advices to the AER. View past statements and advice.

General Advice

Subpanel 10 - AER signals to encourage high calibre consumer engagement ( PDF 161.45 KB )

Andrew Nance - Advice - Contingent Projects and the Consumer Interest - October 2017 ( PDF 418.04 KB )

Mark Henley - Submission - COAG Energy Council on consumer resourcing - a CCP perspective - November 2017 ( DOCX 84.25 KB )

Mike Swanston - Service Classification Issues - 21 August 2018 ( PDF 146.71 KB )

Subpanel 8

This subpanel was reinstated to provide advice to the AER in relation to the application made by AGN under NGR rule 80 seeking a determination on capex for the Mount Barker Gas Network Extension in South Australia. Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this application are David Prins and Robyn Robinson.

Subpanel 9

This subpanel was formed to provide advice to the AER on the NSW/SA/Vic Electricity Transmission Reset. Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review are Eric Groom, Bev Hughson and Andrew Nance.

Panel advice

Subpanel 9 - Advice on proposals from Murraylink 2018-23 - 12 May 2017

Subpanel 9 - Advice on proposal from Transgrid 2018-23 - 12 May 2017

Subpanel 9 - Advice on proposal by ElectraNet 2018-23 - 12 July 2017

Subpanel 10

This subpanel was formed to provide advice to the AER on the NSW/ACT Electricity Distribution Reset. Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review are Louise Benjamin, Mark Henley, Eric Groom and Mike Swanston.

Panel advice

Subpanel 10 - Submission on preliminary framework and approach for ActewAGL - 21 April 2017 ( DOCX 156.19 KB )

Subpanel 10 - Submission on preliminary framework and approach for NSW distributors - 21 April 2017 ( DOCX 157.7 KB )

Subpanel 10 - Submission on remitted decisions for NSW/ACT 2014-19 - 30 November 2017 ( PDF 978.09 KB )

Subpanel 10 - Submission on debt position paper - December 2017 ( PDF 566.3 KB )

Subpanel 10 - Response to Evoenergy regulatory proposal 2019-24 and AER issues paper - 16 May 2018 ( PDF 1.5 MB )

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Subpanel 13

This subpanel was formed to provide advice to the AER on the Tas/NT Transmission Reset. Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review are Chris Fitz-Nead, Mark Grenning and Andrew Nance.

Panel advice

Subpanel 13 - Submission on preliminary framework and approach for TasNetworks - April 2017 ( PDF 424.07 KB )

Subpanel 14

This subpanel was formed to provide advice to the AER on the QLD/SA Electricity Distribution Reset. Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review are Louise Benjamin, Mark Grenning and Mike Swanston

Panel advice

CCP14 - Submission to Preliminary Framework and Approach 2025 - 4 May 2018 ( PDF 371.96 KB )

CCP14 - Submission to Preminary Framework and Approach 2020-25 - 4 May 2018 ( PDF 424.19 KB )

Subpanel 14 - Response to SA Power Networks approach to the challenges of the high penetration of embedded generation - 2020-25 Regulatory Proposal - 29 June 2018 ( PDF 679.64 KB )

Subpanel 16

This subpanel was formed to provide advice to the AER on the Rate of Return Guidelines. Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review are David Prins, Eric Groom, Louise Benjamin and Bev Hughson.

Panel advice

Subpanel 16 - Submission on AER Consultation Paper on a process for review of the Rate of Return Guideline - 17 August 2017 ( PDF 297.67 KB )

Subpanel 16 - Presentation - Session 4 on the Rate of Return Guideline - 18 September 2017 ( PDF 670.97 KB )

Subpanel 16 - Submission on rate of return issues paper - 18 December 2017 ( PDF 5.21 MB )

Subpanel 16 - Submission on the Rate of Return Guideline Review - 4 May 2018 ( PDF 7.44 MB )

Subpanel 16- Advice to the AER on the COAG Energy Council draft legislation and rule changes for a binding Rate of Return Instrument - April 2018 ( PDF 652.75 KB )

Subpanel 16- Submission on Debt Discussion Paper on RoRG- 31 May 2018 ( PDF 540.5 KB )

Subpanel 16 - Presentation to the Board - Rate of Return Guideline Review - 24 May 2018 ( PDF 1.94 MB )

Subpanel 16 - Public forum presentation - 2 August 2018 ( PDF 1.14 MB )

Subpanel 17

This subpanel was formed to provide advice to the AER on the Victorian electricity distribution pricing reset. Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review are Mike Swanston, Robyn Robinson, David Prins and Mark Henley.

Subpanel 18

This subpanel was formed to provide advice on the profitability review. The Consumer Challenge Panel member advising the AER is Eric Groom.

Panel advice

Eric Groom - subpanel 18 - Submission on Profitability Measures Discussion Paper - December 2017 ( DOCX 503.99 KB )

Eric Groom - subpanel 18 - Submission to the AER on its Profitability Measures Position Paper- May 2018 ( DOCX 472.08 KB )

Subpanel 19

This subpanel was formed to provide advice to the AER on the Jemena gas distribution reset. Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review are David Prins and Chris Fitz-Nead

Subpanel 20

This subpanel was formed to provide advice to the AER on the RIT-T and RIT-D Application Guidelines. Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review are Bev Hughson, Andrew Nance and Mike Swanston.

Panel advice

Subpanel 20 - Response to RIT Issues Paper - 9 April 2018 ( PDF 467.06 KB )

Subpanel 21

This subpanel was formed to provide advice to the AER on Tariff Structure Statements. Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review are Eric Groom, Louise Benjamin and Robyn Robinson.

Subpanel 22

This subpanel was formed to provide advice to the AER on the Tax Review. Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review are Mark Grenning, Eric Groom and Bev Hughson.