The Ombudsman conducted an investigation into the actions of the council as the retailer of electricity and water to Aboriginal community members in Coober Pedy. The Ombudsman concluded that the council inappropriately managed electricity and water accounts and debts in a manner that was unjust, unreasonable, wrong and contrary to law.

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