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Submission on proposed Retailer Energy Productivity Scheme

23 July 2020

SACOSS’ submission to the Department for Energy and Mining (DEM) consultation on proposed Retailer Energy Productivity Scheme (REPS)

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Briefing Note: COVID-19 and South Australian Jobs - June 2020

16 July 2020

An analysis of the June 2020 ABS Labour Force data for SA which shows an underlying unemployment rate of 10.3% (not the headline 8.8%) and despite improving job numbers from May to June, over 200,000 South Australians still looking for work or more work.

Submission on proposed tariffs to incentivise energy use in low demand periods in SA

13 July 2020

SACOSS’ submission to the Department for Energy and Mining (DEM) consultation on proposed tariffs to incentivise energy use in low demand periods in SA.

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Briefing Note: COVID-19 and Digital Inclusion

9 June 2020

This is a short briefing note highlighting the problems a lack of digital inclusion poses both for those who are digitally excluded, but also for government health policy. 

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Briefing Note: COVID-19 and South Australian Jobs - May 2020

20 May 2020

An analysis of the May 2020 ABS Labour Force data for SA which shows an underlying unemployment rate of 11.6% (not the headline 7.9%) and over 200,000 South Australians looking for work or more work.

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Briefing Note: COVID-19 and South Australian Jobs - April 2020

17 April 2020

An analysis of the April 2020 ABS Labour Force data for SA which shows an underlying unemployment rate of 10.8% (not the headline 7.2%) and nearly a quarter of a million South Australians looking for work or more work.

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Submission to ESCOSA on SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020-24 – Draft Determination

15 April 2020

SACOSS' Submission to the Essential Services Commission of South Australia on the SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020-24 – Draft Determination

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Adelaide Park Lands Dry Area - Feb 2020

23 February 2020

Submission opposing the Adelaide City Council proposal to create a permanent 24/7 Dry Area in all Adelaide Park Lands.

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Increasing access to the home battery scheme for rentals

4 February 2020

The South Australian government through the Department for Energy and Mining sought views on making the Home Battery Scheme accessible to renters and landlords. SACOSS is supportive of access to technologies such as solar PV for rental households to reduce energy bills, however our research indicates that it is not a clear or simple proposition what benefits would accrue for a tenant or landlord with the addition of batteries to a household solar system.

Submission to the Australian Energy Regulator on SA Power Networks' 2020-25 Revised Regulatory Proposal

16 January 2020

Submission to the Australian Energy Regulator on SA Power Networks' 2020-25 Revised Regulatory Proposal

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