“The most vulnerable people in our communities are also the people at greatest risk of COVID-19 impacts. It is crucial that energy businesses and governments act promptly to reduce the risk of further financial pain and the emotional anguish from uncertainty for the most vulnerable people in our community.”

Uniting Communities has joined an alliance of leading consumer and community organisations calling on the government for immediate funding to support vulnerable people during the COVID-19 social, economic and health crisis.

Read the statement here.