Making a submission

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The Commission generally invites written submissions from members of the community on its Issues Papers, Discussion Papers and Draft Reports. 

Individual consultation documents will specify the closing date for submission on the inside cover of the report. 

It is preferred that submissions are sent electronically to

Alternatively, submissions can be sent to:

[Name of project]

Essential Services Commission of South Australia

GPO Box 2605

Adelaide  SA  5001

It is Commission’s policy to make all submissions publicly available on this website, except where a submission either wholly or partly contains confidential or commercially sensitive information provided on a confidential basis and appropriate prior notice has been given.  Parties wishing to submit confidential information are requested to:

  • clearly identify the information that is the subject of the confidentiality claim; and
  • provide a non-confidential version of the submission in a form suitable for publication.

The Commission may also exercise its discretion not to exhibit any submission based on their length or content (for example containing material that is defamatory, offensive or in breach of any law).

The Commission publishes submissions as an information source only. It does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy, completeness or currency of any information contained in submissions. Any person accessing or relying on a submission published by the Commission is responsible for assessing and verifying the information contained within it.

The Commission disclaims all responsibility and liability (including, without limitation, liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages, costs or other injury incurred by any person accessing or relying on any submission published by the Commission as a result of information contained in a submission being inaccurate or incomplete in any way.