We promote the long-term interests of Victorian consumers with respect to the price, quality and reliability of essential services.
Essential Services Commission
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We have set the Victorian Default Offer prices to apply from 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024. Average annual bills for default offer customers will go up by about 25 per cent. This is due to a large increase in wholesale electricity costs.
We have released a report on the outcomes of the first six years of rate capping in Victoria, identifying impacts and trends emerging across the local government sector.
We are reviewing prices to apply for five years from 1 July 2023 for 14 Victorian water businesses, with final decisions due to be released in June 2023.
There are no current consultations