Past membership

Previous membership of Customer Consultative Groups.

2014 - 2017

The AER reconstituted its CCG in 2014. These members were appointed for a two year period, following which the AER exercised its discretion to extend the term by one year. Members of this CCG included:

  1. Consumer Action Law Centre
  2. Consumer Utilities Advocacy Centre
  3. COTA Australia
  4. Energy Consumers Australia
  5. Ethnic Communities Council of NSW
  6. National Retail Association
  7. Public Interest Advocacy Centre
  8. Queensland Council of Social Service
  9. St Vincent de Paul Society
  10. Tasmanian Council of Social Service
  11. UnitingCare Australia

The Council of Small Business Australia (COSBOA) and the Australian Federation of Disability Organisations were members from 2014 to 2015.

2011 - 2014

The AER reconstituted its CCG in 2011 at the conclusion of the inaugural members’ terms of appointment. These members were appointed for a two year period with their first meeting held on 23 February 2012. This membership of the CCG met on six other occasions and their appointment period was extended to early 2014. The final meeting for this CCG was held on 25 March 2014. Members of this CCG included:

  1. Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS)
  2. Australian Council on the Ageing
  3. Consumer Action Law Centre
  4. Consumer Utilities Advocacy Centre
  5. Public Interest Advocacy Centre
  6. Queensland Council of Social Service
  7. Saint Vincent de Paul Society (Victoria)
  8. Tasmania Council of Social Service
  9. Uniting Communities

The Australian Industry Group was a member of the 2011-14 CCG until it resigned from the group in June 2012.

2009 - 2011

The AER’s inaugural CCG was established in 2009 with the first meeting held on 19 February 2010. Since then, the CCG met on five other occasions at the AER's Melbourne office. The last meeting of the inaugural CCG took place on 28 October 2011, when the AER announced that it would reconstitute the CCG. The CCG's original membership included:

  1. Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS)
  2. Australian Council on the Ageing
  3. Australian Industry Group
  4. Brotherhood of Saint Lawrence
  5. Consumer Action Law Centre
  6. Consumer Utilities Advocacy Centre
  7. Public Interest Advocacy Centre
  8. Uniting Care Wesley Adelaide
  9. South Australian Farmers Federation