ECC NSW advocating for fairer household electricity costs

by Esther Lozano - Wednesday, 23 March 2016

In 2005, the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) determined the revenue allowed to the electricity network distribution businesses in NSW and ACT for the next 5 year regulatory period. 

The AER determinations could have resulted in reductions in revenue of 28 – 33%. Given that distribution business charges make up about 40 – 50% of the cost of retail electricity bills, this reduction would have resulted in a reduction of approximately $100 - $300 in average yearly household electricity bills.

 

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Multicultural Youth Roundtable

by Esther Lozano - Wednesday, 16 March 2016

ECCNSW Youth Chairperson Glen Falkenstein assisted in co-ordinating a Multicultural Youth Roundtable in the NSW Parliament last Friday, at the request of Shadow Minister for Multiculturalism, the Honourable Sophie Cotsis MLC.

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Retiring Deputy Commissioner Nick Kaldas from the NSW Police Force.

by Esther Lozano - Tuesday, 8 March 2016

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of NSW acknowledges the dedicated service of retiring Deputy Commissioner Nick Kaldas from the NSW Police Force.

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ECCNSW working on resettlement of refugees

by Esther Lozano - Thursday, 3 March 2016

ECCNSW recently participated with a number of other key stakeholders in a Community Workshop for the planning of the resettlement of 12,000 Syrian and Iraqi refugees who will be welcomed in Australia over the coming year.

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