• Covid-19 Update
  • Due to the current health crisis with Covid-19, the Australian government is implementing additional measures for people experiencing financial hardship. Energy retailers who are members of the Australian Energy Council have announced the following which will be in effect until 31 July 2020 or later:

  • Customers in financial hardship programs will not be disconnected from their energy if they are unable to pay their bills unless agreed upon
  • External debt collection and bankruptcy proceedings will be put on hold
  • Payment plans and hardship plans will be made available to all residential and business customers who cannot afford to pay their bills
  • Disconnection/reconnection/contract-break fees, as well as retailers’ daily supply charges, will be waived for all small businesses who have gone into hibernation
  • Reductions in the number and duration of planned outages, and allowing customers as much notice as possible for any necessary works
  • For more information about the Australian government's response to Covid-19, visit the Australian government's official website

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