External Research

The CUAC Grants Program will not be accepting applications in 2015.

With CUAC’s establishment in 2002, a Grants Program was created to support a range of organisations to continue to undertake energy and water consumer research and advocacy. Since 2002, CUAC has provided funding of over $1.3 million to more than 90 consumer, welfare and environment group projects.

Over time, a reduced public reserve and the availability of energy consumer advocacy funding through the Consumer Advocacy Panel led CUAC to restructure and scale down the Grants Program. In 2009-10, an in-depth review evaluated the program’s strengths, weaknesses and governance and investigated alternative models. Based on the review’s findings and recommendations, the CUAC Board decided to adopt a new, more flexible approach to its Research & Advocacy Program.

A selection of reports funded through CUAC’s Grants Program is available below. We are happy to provide you with a copy of any other CUAC-funded reports. Please contact us with your request.

Documents

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The Economics of Water Saving Technology in Victoria The Economics of Water Saving Technology in Victoria

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Date added: 14/03/2014
Filesize: 1.51 MB

Alternative Technology Association

March 2014

Winners & Losers: Impact of Energy Concession Caps on Low Income Victorians Winners & Losers: Impact of Energy Concession Caps on Low Income Victorians

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Date added: 11/10/2013
Filesize: 1.73 MB

Consumer Action Law Centre and the Victorian Council of Social Service 

September 2013

Water Products and Tariffs: Perceptions, Attitudes and Preferences of Rural Seniors Water Products and Tariffs: Perceptions, Attitudes and Preferences of Rural Seniors

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Date added: 03/10/2012
Filesize: 623.74 kB

Centre for Water Policy Management (CWPM) and John Richards initiative into Aged Care in Rural Communities (JRI), La Trobe University

October 2012

Just sign here...: A review of Victorian retail energy contract terms and conditions Just sign here...: A review of Victorian retail energy contract terms and conditions

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Date added: 01/05/2011
Filesize: 2.09 MB

Consumer Action Law Centre

May 2011

Victorian Energy Prices July 2010 - January 2011: an update report on the Tariff Tracking Tool Victorian Energy Prices July 2010 - January 2011: an update report on the Tariff Tracking Tool

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Date added: 01/01/2011
Filesize: 2.58 MB

St Vincent de Paul Society (Victoria)

January 2011

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