Time to recharge the Keating method

Twenty years after the Paul Keating-commissioned Hilmer Report, Australia needs a similar circuit-breaker to cut through the ill-disciplined debate about power reform.

Is it time for another Hilmer Report? It’s a question worth asking as the debate about power sector privatisation runs all over the paddock and may well be central to two major elections in 2015.

The original Hilmer Report into national competition policy was commissioned by Paul Keating in 1992 and the three-man committee (chaired by Fred Hilmer) reported a year later.


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