Low income energy efficiency programs

21 October 2014

The Brotherhood advocates for energy efficiency policy and program development, which assists low income households.


JOINT STATEMENTS

Consumers call for government and industry to set higher energy performance standards for all Australian homes December 2018 (PDF, 1 MB)

Energy efficiency and affordability for Australian households, May 2011 (PDF file, 320 KB)

SUBMISSIONS

Energy efficiency and the regulation of rental property conditions: a response to the Residential Tenancies Act Review
August 2016 (PDF, 214 KB)

Joint submission to the Residential Efficiency Scorecard consultation
Brotherhood of St Laurence, Consumer Action Law Centre, Consumer Utilities Advocacy Centre and VCOSS
May 2016 (PDF, 215 KB)

Submission to NSW Review of Energy Efficiency Programs for Low-Income Households
February 2014 (PDF file, 204 KB)

REPORTS

Brotherhood of St Laurence and KPMG 2008, A national energy efficiency program to assist low-income households (PDF file, 1.7 MB) (also submitted to Carbon Pollution Reduction scheme green papers)

KPMG 2008, Stimulating the Australian economy through a national energy efficiency program December 2008 (PDF file, 24 KB)

BSL BRIEFING

Brotherhood of St Laurence 2008, Enabling low-income households in the private rental market to respond to climate change: recommendations and report from the roundtable convened December 2007 by the Brotherhood of St Laurence (PDF file, 600 KB)

BOOK CHAPTER

Sullivan, D and Lee, J 2010, ‘A national energy efficiency program for low-income households: responding equitably to climate change’, in I Jubb, P Holper and W Cai, Managing climate change: papers from the GREENHOUSE 2009 Conference, CSIRO, Collingwood.

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