Past statements and advice

Advice and statements from completed Consumer Challenge Panel subpanels. View current statements and advice.

General advice

AER letter to the Energy Networks Association regarding the consumer engagement advice – 5 December 2013 ( PDF 72.02 KB )

CCP Cover letter - Advice to the AER regarding Rate of Return - 22 August 2014 ( PDF 68.46 KB )

CCP - Advice to the AER regarding Rate of Return - 22 August 2014 ( PDF 527.08 KB )

CCP - Advice to the AER regarding consumer engagement - 16 July 2014 ( PDF 605 KB )

CCP - Advice to the AER regarding consumer engagement - 30 October 2014 ( PDF 215.89 KB )

Subpanel 1

Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review were Bruce Mountain, Ruth Lavery, Gill Owen Jo De Silva and Mark Henley.

Panel advice

CCP - Subpanel 1 - Advice on transition year issues - Placeholder pricing - 20 December 2013 ( DOC 25.5 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 1 - Advice on draft issues paper - 12 May 2014 ( PDF 51.57 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 1 - Advice on metering issues in NSW - 21 May 2014 ( PDF 307.11 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 1 - Progress report - 30 May 2014 ( PDF 47.89 KB | PDF 47.89 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 1 - Advice on consumer engagement in NSW and ACT- 2 June 2014 ( PDF 386.51 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 1 - submission on ActewAGL regulatory proposal - August 2014 ( DOCX 204.72 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 1 - Submission on DNSPs regulatory proposals - 12 August 2014 ( PDF 1.63 MB )

CCP (updated) - Subpanel 1 - Submission on NSW DNSPs regulatory proposals 2014-19 - 15 August 2014 ( DOCX 3.97 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 1 - Advice on metering issues in NSW - 16 September 2014 ( PDF 191.82 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 1 - Submission on NSW DNSPs draft decisions - 16 February 2015 ( DOCX 772.3 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 1 - Submission on draft decision and revised regulatory proposal - February 2015 ( PDF 1.8 MB )

Subpanel 2

Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review were Bruce Mountain, Hugh Grant, Bev Hughson, Bob Lim and Fiona McLeod.

Panel advice

CCP - Subpanel 2 - Bruce Mountain - Queensland public forum presentation - December 2014 ( PPTX 681.83 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 2 - Hugh Grant - Queensland public forum presentation - December 2014 ( PDF 4.03 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 2 - Bruce Mountain - SA public forum presentation - December 2014 ( PPTX 330.93 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 2 - Bev Hughson - SA public forum presentation - December 2014 ( PPTX 1.27 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 2 - Advice on SA DNSP - covering letter - 30 January 2015 ( PDF 48.23 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 2 - Advice on Ergon and Energex regulatory proposals - Covering Letter - January 2015 ( PDF 48.02 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 2- Advice on Energex and Ergon regulatory proposals - January 2015 ( PDF 2.28 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 2 - Submission on SA Power Networks, Energex and Ergon revenue controls - January 2015 ( PDF 919.56 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 2 - Submission on SA Power Networks regulatory proposal - January 2015 ( PDF 1.52 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 2 - Bruce Mountain - Presentation at South Australian preliminary decision conference - May 2015 ( PDF 449.76 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 2 - Bev Hughson - Presentation at South Australian preliminary decision conference - May 2015 ( PDF 793.29 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 2 - Bruce Mountain - Presentation at Queensland preliminary decision conference - May 2015 ( PDF 599.35 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 2 - Hugh Grant - Presentation at Queensland preliminary decision conference - May 2015 ( PDF 7.54 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 2 - Bruce Mountain - Advice on AER preliminary decision and revised proposals from Energex, Ergon Energy and SA Power Networks - July 2015 ( DOCX 390.68 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 2 - Bev Hughson - Advice on AER Preliminary decision and SA Power Networks revised proposal - August 2015 ( PDF 2.97 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 2 - Hugh Grant - Advice on AER preliminary decisions and Energex and Ergon Energy revised proposals - September 2015 ( PDF 1.99 MB )

Subpanel 3

Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review were Fiona McLeod, David Headberry, Bev Hughson, Adrian Kemp and David Prins.

Panel advice

CCP - Subpanel 3 - Letter to AER re AER position for framework & approach - 23 May 2014 ( PDF 18.82 KB )

CCP - AER Public Forum Victorian Electricity Distribution Determination Presentation - 22 June 2015 ( PDF 2.38 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 3 - Response to proposals from Victorian electricity distribution network service providers - 5 August 2015 ( PDF 2.99 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 3 - Response to proposals from Victorian electricity distribution network service providers - overview - 10 August 2015 ( PDF 241.16 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 3 - Presentation Vic EDPR Proposals public forum - 17 November 2015 ( PDF 2.11 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 3 - Overview report on AER Preliminary Decisions and DNSPs' Revised Proposals - 22 February 2016 ( PDF 655.3 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 3 - Report on AER Preliminary Decisions and DNSPs' Revised Proposals - 25 February 2016 ( PDF 2.36 MB )

Subpanel 4

Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review were Jo De Silva, David Headberry and Hugh Grant.

Panel advice

CCP - Subpanel 4 - Powerlink public forum presentation - 15 March 2016 ( PDF 4.99 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - TasNetworks public forum presentation - 17 March 2016 ( PDF 1.59 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - Jo De Silva advice on Powerlink regulatory proposal 2017-22 - 28 April 2016 ( PDF 465.38 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - Jo De Silva advice on TasNetworks' regulatory proposal 2017-19 - April 2016 ( PDF 574.11 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - David Headberry advice on TasNetworks' regulatory proposal 2017-19 - May 2016 ( PDF 1004.69 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - Hugh Grant and David Headberry advice on Powerlink regulatory proposal 2017-22 - 20 June 2016 ( PDF 3.27 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - Jo De Silva TasNetworks public forum presentation - October 2016 ( PDF 79.57 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - David Headberry TasNetworks public forum presentation - October 2016 ( PDF 835.81 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - David Headberry TasNetworks public forum presentation on TSS - October 2016 ( PDF 592.58 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - Hugh Grant Powerlink public forum presentation - October 2016 ( PDF 4.26 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - David Headberry advice on TasNetworks draft decision and tariff structure statement - November 2016 ( PDF 401.46 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - Jo De Silva advice on Powerlink draft decision - November 2016 ( PDF 401.84 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - Jo De Silva advice on TasNetworks draft decision and tariff structure statement - November 2016 ( PDF 827.42 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - David Headberry advice on Powerlink draft decision and revised proposal - December 2016 ( PDF 203.92 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - David Headberry advice on TasNetworks revised proposal - December 2016 ( DOCX 306.09 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - Hugh Grant advice on Powerlink draft decision and revised proposal - December 2016 ( PDF 3.37 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - Jo De Silva advice on Powerlink revised proposal - December 2016 ( PDF 113.84 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 4 - Jo De Silva advice on TasNetworks revised proposal - December 2016 ( PDF 108.86 KB )

Subpanel 5

Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review were Mark Henley and Ruth Lavery.

Panel advice

CCP - Subpanel 5 - AusNet Services public forum presentation - December 2015 ( PDF 979.87 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 5 - Submission on AusNet Services electricity transmission regulatory proposal 2017-22 - 8 February 2016 ( PDF 1.5 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 5 - AusNet Services public forum presentation - August 2016 ( PDF 590.79 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 5 - Submission on the AER's draft decision - AusNet Services - September 2016 ( PDF 1.66 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 5 - Submission on AusNet Services revised proposal - October 2016 ( PDF 1.8 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 5 - Letter to AER regarding AusNet Services revised revenue proposal for 2017-22 - January 2017 ( PDF 509.92 KB )

Subpanel 6

Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review were Hugh Grant, Bob Lim and Adrian Kemp.

Panel advice

CCP advice on TransGrid's revenue proposal - 11 August 2014 ( PDF 1.31 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 6 - Advice on TasNetwork's revenue proposal - 10 September 2014 ( PDF 1.34 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 6 - Advice on TransGrid's proposal for step change operating expenditure on consumer engagement program - 8 September 2014 ( PDF 304.34 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 6 - Advice on TransGrid's Demand Management Innovation Allowance - 18 September 2014 ( PDF 2.32 MB )

CCP response to AER draft decision and revised proposal - TasNetworks - 18 February 2015 ( DOCX 34.48 KB )

CCP - Submission on draft decision and revised proposal - TransGrid - 16 February 2015 ( DOCX 42.29 KB )

CCP - Submission on draft decision and revised proposal - TransGrid - 19 February 2015 ( PDF 1.93 MB )

Subpanel 7

Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review were David Prins and Robyn Robinson.

Panel advice

CCP advice on Jemena Gas Networks access arrangement review - initial paper - 21 July 2014 ( PDF 286.66 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 7 - Advice on Jemena Gas Network access arrangement review - 3 September 2014 ( PDF 1.31 MB )

CCP sub-panel 7 - presentation on Jemena Gas Networks draft decision - NSW pre-determination conference - 8 December 2014 ( PDF 615.58 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.

Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review were Gill Owen and Robyn Robinson.

Panel advice

CCP - Presentation to Australian Gas Networks stakeholders - 27 July 2015 ( PDF 532.54 KB )

CCP - Presentation to ActewAGL stakeholders - 28 July 2015 ( PDF 1.53 MB )

CCP - Subpanel 8 - Advice to AER regarding Australian Gas Networks’ (SA) Access Arrangement 2016-2021 Proposal - 25 August 2015 ( PDF 298.41 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 8 - Advice to AER regarding the ActewAGL Distribution (AAD) Access Arrangement (AA) 2016-2021 Proposal - 26 August 2015 ( PDF 287.84 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 8 - Agenda for meeting with AER Board - 28 August 2015 ( PDF 59.11 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 8 - Supplementary advice to AER from Consumer Challenge Panel - ActewAGL Distribution - 23 March 2016 ( PDF 206.05 KB )

CCP - Subpanel 8 - Supplementary advice to AER from Consumer Challenge Panel - Australian Gas Networks (SA) - 31 March 2016 ( PDF 227.57 KB )

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 9 - Pre-Determination Conference for ElectraNet - 6 November 2017

Subpanel 9 - Response to Draft Decision and Revised Proposal for Revenue Reset for TransGrid for 2018-2023 - January 2018

Subpanel 9 - Response to Draft Decision and Revised Proposal for Revenue Reset for Murraylink for 2018-2023 -29 January 2018

Subpanel 9 - Response to Draft Decision and Revised Proposal for Revenue Reset for ElectraNet for 2018-2023 - 1 February 2018

Subpanel 9 - TransGrid Determination – 2018-23 Submission - 27 March 2018

 

Subpanel 11

Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review are Chris Fitz-Nead, Bev Hughson and David Prins.

Panel advice

Subpanel 11 - Final advice - APA VTS access arrangement 2018-22 - 12 September 2017

Subpanel 11 - Final advice - Australian Gas Network access arrangement 2018-22 - 12 September 2017

Subpanel 11 - Final advice - Multinet Gas access arrangement 2018-22 - 12 September 2017

Subpanel 11 - Final advice - AusNet Services access arrangement 2018-22 - 12 September 2017

Subpanel 11 - Advice regarding APA VTS proposal to complete the WORM in the 2018-22 access arrangement period - 6 June 2017

Subpanel 11 - Response to proposal from APA VTS for the 2018-22 access arrangement - 3 March 2017

Subpanel 11 - Response to proposals from AGN, AusNet and Multinet for the 2018-2022 Access Arrangements - 3 March 2017

Subpanel 13

This subpanel was formed to provide advice to the AER on the Tas Distribution and Transmission and NT Distribution 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

Subpanel 13 - Response to proposals from PWC for a revenue reset for the 2019-24 regulatory period - 16 May 2018

Subpanel 13- TasNetworks Stakeholder Forum - 10 April 2018

Subpanel 13 - PWC Stakeholder Forum - 12 April 2018

Subpanel 13 - Response to proposals from TasNetworks for a revenue reset for the 2019-24 regulatory period - 16 May 2018

Subpanel 13- TasNetworks Pre-determination Conference - 23 October 2018

Subpanel 13 - PWC - AER Draft Decision 2019-24 Predetermination Conference - 29 October 2018

Subpanel 13 - Response to TasNetworks revised proposal for a revenue reset for the 2019- 24 regulatory period - 11 January 2019

Subpanel 13 - Submission on AER draft decision and Power and Water's revised proposal - 11 January 2019

Subpanel 15

This subpanel was formed to provide advice to the AER on the treatment of inflation within the AER's model. Consumer Challenge Panel members advising the AER on this review are ric Groom, Mark Grenning and Bev Hughson.

Subpanel 15- Submission on AER preliminary position – Inflation review - 6 November 2017 ( PDF 906.25 KB )

Subpanel 15- Submission on regulatory treatment of inflation - 29 June 17 ( PDF 1.33 MB )

Subpanel 15 - AER Public Inflation Forum - Presentation - 14 June 2017 ( PDF 982.08 KB )

Subpanel 15- Presentation AER Stakeholder Forum – Technical Workshop - 9 August 2017 ( PPTX 421.32 KB )

Subpanel 15 - Submission on AER Preliminary position - Inflation Review - 6 November 2017

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

Subpanel 16 - Presentation - Session 4 on the Rate of Return Guideline - 18 September 2017

Subpanel 16 - Submission on rate of return issues paper - 18 December 2017

Subpanel 16 - Submission on the Rate of Return Guideline Review - 4 May 2018

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

Subpanel 16 - Presentation to the Board - Rate of Return Guideline Review - 24 May 2018

Subpanel 16 - Public forum presentation (Rate of Return Guideline review - 2 August 2018

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.

Panel advice

Subpanel 22 - AER Tax Review Public Forum - Presentation - 19 July 2018

Subpanel 22 - Submission to Initial Report - 26 Report 2018

Subpanel 22 - Supplementary Submission to AER Taxation Review - 10 December 2018