Environment and Energy
The Council of Australian Governments Energy Council (the Council) agreed on 13 December 2013 to the implementation plan to establish a National Energy Consumer Advocacy Body. Energy Consumers Australia, was established on 30 January 2015 and replaced the Consumer Advocacy Panel (CAP) as the body responsible for energy consumer advocacy grants, but also undertaking its own work on matters of material interest to energy consumers. Energy Consumers Australia is a company limited by guarantee with a five member board and whose sole member is the South Australian Minister for Resources and Energy (serving on behalf of the COAG Energy Council). Energy Consumers Australia is governed by the ECA Constitution, as agreed by the COAG Energy Council in December 2014.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    G. Ministerial Councils and Related Bodies including those Established by the COAG

  • Established By / Under

    COAG

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    30 January 2015

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