Energy Consumers Australia attends, as an observer, the meetings of the Council of Australian Governments Energy Council (Energy Council). The market institutions – the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC), the Australian Energy Regulator (AER), the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) and the Energy Security Board (ESB) – also attend as observers.
This Information Bulletin draws on the communique issued by the Council on 22 November 2019 and publicly available information about the matters discussed at the meeting. Extracts from the communique are provided in the text boxes, with accompanying commentary from Energy Consumers Australia against each item in the communique.
The full Information Bulletin can be read here.
The COAG EC Communique can be read here.