The Australian Energy Regulator has set a new Default Market Offer and electricity retailers must not set their standing offer prices any higher than this from 1 July. Some people’s bills will go up; others may come down.
Check your contract against other deals HERE or the energy switching service HERE. Service NSW can also help with this: visit a centre HERE or phone 13 77 88. You can also book a session to check you’re getting all concessions and rebates available: HERE. There’s a green electricity guide to find the most sustainable electricity: HERE.
Ausgrid now has an SMS service to alert you to local electricity outages: HERE.