Affording Utilities

Our expenditure on fuel and energy increased by almost 200% between 2008 and 2012.

The cost of energy has increased significantly in recent years, impacting on the budgets of many people we help. The introduction of water charges are an additional challenge for cash-strapped households.

Latest Issue

Growing up in the Cold
A Policy Briefing on the Nature and Extent of Energy Poverty in Households with Children 2019
Published 10 Dec 2019 | PDF | 3.25 MB
Growing up in the Cold
Published 10 Dec 2019 | PDF | 3.25 MB
SVP Submission on Carbon Tax
Published 28 Jun 2019 | PDF | 424.65 KB
Exessive use water charges submission to CRU
Published 24 Apr 2019 | PDF | 234.95 KB
Debt Flagging Review (Commission for Regulation of Utilities)
Published 05 Feb 2019 | PDF | 304.29 KB
SVP Submission to NECP 2021-2030
Published 16 Nov 2018 | PDF | 497.57 KB