Victorian energy efficiency target scheme (VEET) – ensuring an equitable scheme

21 October 2014

The Brotherhood of St Laurence is working to ensure energy efficient target schemes, which obligate energy retailers to reduce emissions, are fair and equitable.


Review of VEET studies (PDF file, 266 KB) prepared by consulting firm Jacobs for the Brotherhood of St Laurence, the Energy Efficiency Council and the Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators Association.

The power to save: an equity analysis of the Victorian Energy Saver Incentive in Melbourne (PDF file, 338 KB) paper presented by Victoria Johnson and Damian Sullivan to the State of Australian Cities conference, Sydney, 26–29 November 2013

The lead article of Brotherhood Comment August 2013 (PDF file, 680 KB) reports from our study of home energy efficiency programs in Moreland.


On a national energy savings initiative: BSL submission re the National Energy Savings Initiative February 2012 (PDF file, 174 KB)

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse.
Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

The Brotherhood recognises the harm that family violence causes and that freedom from violence is a basic human right.
We will support our staff, volunteers, clients and the community if they experience violence.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

Torres Strait Islander flag, an icon of a traditional headdress on blue, black and green stripes