Energy companies get ultimatum to pass on lower prices

Federal energy minister Angus Taylor warns electricity retailers to pass on savings to consumers or the ACCC will take action.


Energy poverty grows for Australians forced home by coronavirus

Energy poverty is hitting 30 per cent of Australians forced to stay home by coronavirus, with households using 16 per cent more electricity than last winter.


'Like having a truck idling in your living room': the toxic cost of wood-fired heaters

Recent bushfires may have raised awareness of air quality and pollution, but the toxic cost of wood-fired heaters in homes is being overlooked.

Finance News

Are energy giants working to prevent lower power bills?

Expert explains how the wholesale electricity market works and why it must be changed quickly.


Keeping your home winter-proof will save you money

A few pre-winter home maintenance tasks carried out now will ensure you keep your energy bills from soaring, your home’s components efficient and your property safe during the colder months.

Federal Government

Why the HomeBuilder package misses the mark

Scheme could have helped make our homes more sustainable and cheaper to run.


Survey reveals why so many Aussies are burnt out

The health conditions that are hurting too many Australians.


Late payment fees outlawed for energy retailers

Energy retailers have been ordered to reduce the heavy penalties they charge customers for late payments, under new rules announced by the Australian Energy Market Commission.


New rules guard against gas and electricity ‘rip-offs’

Energy users are set to benefit from more clarity and fairness on their energy bills.

Finance News

Wasteful habits costing Aussies hundreds each year

Millions of Australians are wasting hundreds of dollars each year through wasteful energy habits, according to a new report.

Finance News

Thousands saving up to $430 a year on energy

Nearly a million customers on standing offers, or default contracts, in NSW, South Australia, south-east Queensland and Victoria have seen automatic savings to their electricity bills.


Government unveils latest plan to bring down energy prices

The ACCC is working on an efficient way to share data with energy service providers under the Consumer Data Right (CDR) reforms.

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