Current Projects


Retail Electricity Prices 2020-24

On 28 May 2019, the Commission received a terms of reference from the Treasurer to determine a price direction for standing offer prices for the supply of electricity to small customers who consume less than 100 MWh of electricity over any period of 12 consecutive months. The price direction will be for the period 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2024.

Petrol Price Inquiry

On 22 February 2019 the Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission received a reference from the Treasurer to investigate automotive petrol prices and competition in the ACT.

Electricity Model and Methodology Review 2018-19

The Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission is currently undertaking a review of its pricing model and methodology (Review) for the supply of electricity to small customers on ActewAGL Retail’s regulated tariffs. This Review seeks to ensure that the Commission’s pricing model is accurate, reflects current market conditions and retailer practices, and is consistent with the Commission’s obligations under the Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission Act 1997 in setting prices from 1 July 2020.

Consumer Protection Code Review

The Commission has commenced a review of the Consumer Protection Code, an industry code that is applicable to energy and water utilities in the ACT.

Container Deposit Scheme

On 4 April 2018 the Commission received a reference from the ACT Government to monitor and report on the impact on ACT beverage prices and competition in the ACT beverage industry of the introduction of the ACT Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) from 30 June 2018.

Retail Electricity Prices 2017-20

On 22 June 2016, the Commission received a terms of reference from the Treasurer to determine a price direction for standing offer prices for the supply of electricity to small customers who consume less than 100 MWh of electricity over any period of 12 consecutive months. The price direction will be for the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2020

Regulated Water and Sewerage Services Prices 2018–23

On 14 December 2016, the Commission received an industry reference under section 15(1)(a) of the ICRC Act 1997 (Act) to undertake and investigation into, and determine a price direction for, regulated water and sewerage services provided by Icon Water Limited in the ACT. The Commission has received terms of reference for the investigation under section 16 of the Act.