Gold Coast residents pay higher water bills than Sydneysiders

Gold Coast residents pay higher water bills than Sydneysiders

Posted May 07, 2018 09:52:16 In south east Queensland, the cost of accessing mains water is more than double what people connected to Sydney Water pay. For Gold Coast residents, these fixed charges are on top of usage fees that are higher than many other metropolitan areas in Australia. Bond …

Grattan Institute urges compensation for higher power bills caused by energy grid ‘gold plating’

Grattan Institute urges compensation for higher power bills caused by energy grid ‘gold plating’

Posted March 25, 2018 21:19:40 Consumers must be compensated for higher bills caused by the excessive “gold-plating” of electricity networks and the value of energy assets should be written down, according to a report out today. The Grattan Institute blames “poor decisions” by governments in New South Wales, Queensland and …