Overview

The Compliance and Performance Reporting Guideline (CPRG) describes the information energy retailers and distributors need to report to us on how they’re performing and whether they’re complying with their obligations. We ask energy businesses give us this performance information in standard forms to make sure this information is correct and provided to us consistently.

We recently updated the CPRG and standard forms we require from energy businesses and we want your feedback on the changes we’re proposing.

These changes reflect the new customer energy rights that came into effect on 1 July 2019.

We are looking for feedback on our proposed changes to the guideline because of the introduction of new customer energy rights and additional support for customers experiencing family violence. We are proposing: 

  • changes to performance indicators  
  • changes to compliance reporting obligations  
  • changes to administrative processes to allow for the other changes to take place.

We are also recommending changes to the reporting guideline that affects energy businesses. This includes moving a reporting deadline forward and how we refer to licence conditions.

Please refer to our draft decision for more detailed information about what these changes look like.

View what the latest version of the CPRG would look like if we implemented the proposed changes.

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