Power price win for consumers

Craig Thomson
By Craig Thomson
Updated December 6 2017 - 11:53pm, first published 11:50pm

Young households have received an early Christmas gift from Essential Energy after it agreed to not impose price rises of 15 per cent, despite winning a court battle against the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) allowing it to do so.


Craig Thomson

I am a media and communications professional with experience across print, digital, social and radio broadcast. I am currently an Editor at Australian Community Media of three southeast Queensland mastheads, the Redland City Bulletin, the Jimboomba Times and the Beaudesert Times. I was a Senior Journalist, at the Glen Innes Examiner before becoming the editor of the Young Witness, then the Daily Liberal and then seven suburban mastheads in southeast Sydney, including St George and Sutherland Shire Leader. I was a Radio Broadcaster/Presenter on Bay FM, a Music Journalist, a Travel Blogger, a Film and Television Analyst/Writer and a Political Commentator. I was a serious musician, but now I am just an enthusiastic hobbyist.