Australian homes are high consumers of electricity and gas, so every effort that can be made to reduce energy and gas consumption is a smart move. Gas & electricity supply and distribution in Victoria are major operations involving Government and private industry.
Your energy bill contains usage charges, regulated by the government, and energy retailer charges related to your specific contract. Government usage charges are linked to your postcode but can fluctuate in line with Australian energy markets. For example, average Australian electricity usage rates in kilowatts per hour, based on selected regions as of October 2020 were:
Victoria – 23.47c/kWh
New South Wales – 25.78c/kWh
Queensland – 21.30c/kWh
South Australia – 4.59c/kWh
Energy retailers factor in these usage rates when offering new deals, and our comparison service will help you locate highly competitive prices for your postcode.