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PODCAST: Explaining the July 1 Energy Changes

Big changes are coming to the energy market on July 1, but almost nobody knows anything about it. So how does it affect us? What do we need to do to be prepared? What will a good energy deal look like post-July 1? Christopher Zinn speaks to One Big Switch campaign director Joel Gibson, who explains all of what we know so far. Gibson lays out the facts in a way the average consumer will... Read more
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Biggest Changes to Energy Prices in a Generation on July 1

Electricity relief is on its way for some 758,000 households who are currently stuck on expensive standing offers.   On July 1 2019 all customers not receiving an electricity discount will be automatically switched to a Default Market Offer (DMO), saving some households between $118 and $181 a year across New South Wales, South-East Queensland and South Australia. Similar changes from July 1... Read more
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Lower Power Prices For Some But Possibly Not All

Just when you thought you might have the peculiar world of electricity prices sort of understood along comes another mouthful of jargon to mull over. The good news is that the new Default Market Offer (DMO) might help save 758,000 households some serious money such as $180 a year in some states and they don’t have to do anything. These are typically the people who despite the entreati... Read more
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Lower Power Prices For Some But Possibly Not All

Just when you thought you might have the peculiar world of electricity prices sort of understood along comes another mouthful of jargon to mull over. The good news is that the new Default Market Offer (DMO) might help save 758,000 households some serious money such as $180 a year in some states and they don’t have to do anything. These are typically the people who despite the entreati... Read more
Medium

How Power Prices are Completely Changing on July 1

From July 1, power prices in Australia will never be the same again. The years of discounts as big as 45% in some states, and prices that are some of the biggest in the world, are over. That’s because the federal government has acted to introduce a new ‘Default Market Offer’, or benchmark bill, for your electricity. This change will affect millions of Aussies in the switching areas... Read more
Medium

How Power Prices are Completely Changing on July 1

From July 1, power prices in Australia will never be the same again. The years of discounts as big as 45% in some states, and prices that are some of the biggest in the world, are over. That’s because the federal government has acted to introduce a new ‘Default Market Offer’, or benchmark bill, for your electricity. This change will affect millions of Aussies in the switching areas... Read more
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Current Available Energy Rebates

We all love government freebies, but sometimes the hardest part can be where to apply. This week eligible NSW seniors were promised $200 a year from the Berejiklian State government, but this is just the crest that forms an enormous wave of energy cashback opportunities.   It isn’t just good news in NSW, with multiple states increasing the sum of their grants every year. There are ... Read more
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Is a Regulated Power Price the Answer

According to a report by the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) and the Brotherhood of St Laurence, a regulated retail power price could save households $261 a year in electricity bills. The con to a regulated power price is that those who are proactive about their energy and seek out discounted offers could find them harder to secure. While the government proposed default ... Read more
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