Recent conversations with energy retailers and media sources suggest that cost-of-doing-business pressures are not going to ease soon. While electricity price rises have been the hot topic in recent years, natural gas prices are coming on the agenda with prices forecast to triple in coming years. Water rates in South Australia have also been subject to price increases this year.
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Further Reading: ‘East coast gas prices set to triple’ | The Australian, 28/09/2013