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Alex is committed to government transparency and accountability; protecting the natural and urban environments, open space and Sydney’s unique heritage; retaining inner city social and affordable housing; the humane treatment of animals; improving transport options; and fairness and equality for the LGBTI communities.
 

Energy Bills

Monday 30 January 2017

A number of constituents have contacted me about excessive gas and electricity bills. I understand that new rules mean that meter readers no longer have to leave a card asking for self-readings and can use estimates rather than actual readings for all but one meter reading each year. Check with your energy provider about payment plans if you are having trouble paying the amount due now.

If your bills don’t seem correct and appear to be based on estimates, the independent Energy and Water Ombudsman can check accounts, information HERE.