On 6 November 2020, the AER has determined that a cost pass through is appropriate and meets the National Electricity Rule requirements. However, the AER has determined that some costs originally proposed by AusNet Services should not be included and that the pass through amount should be recovered from electricity users over a longer timeframe. The AER has determined the following cost pass through amounts:

  • $2,901,474 ($nominal) to be recovered in 2021-22

  • $3,038,023 ($nominal) to be recovered in 2022-23

  • $3,180,997 ($nominal) to be recovered in 2023-24

  • $3,330,700 ($nominal) to be recovered in 2024-25

  • $3,487,449 ($nominal) to be recovered in 2025-26