The Victorian Government, in December 2016, launched the Consumer Policy Research Centre, a new broad-based research centre to help drive policy development and better protect consumers.
The not-for-profit Centre will:
CPRC will continue to develop research and policy on consumer issues relating to utilities and will also develop a research program focused on Australian Consumer Law and the state’s other fair trading legislation. In addition, CPRC will research the Victorian consumer property sector including the areas of estate agents, owner’s corporations, conveyancers and the sale of land.
CPRC replaces the Consumer Utilities Advocacy Centre, with responsibilities for consumer utilities policy transferred to CPRC.
A new Consumer Policy Research Centre website is currently being developed.
In the meantime, you can find information on consumer utilities policy on the CUAC website, simply by closing this window.