Gas and Electricity Connection

Connecting power is an essential step when moving house, and GoSwitch can make it happen in a timely manner. Take the stress out of power connections with same day service to connect electricity and gas at your new home or rental property.

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What you need to have electricity and gas enabled

When you team up with GoSwitch, we coordinate the gas and electricity connections with your energy retailer. Information required includes:

  • The address where power will be connected
  • The date you want electricity or gas connected
  • Your contact details and personal identification
  • Any concession entitlements

The free GoSwitch energy plan price comparison service explores the deals of major service providers in real-time, and we can even assist with same-day or urgent electricity connections.

Moving house or address

When you move house, a meter reading will determine the final bill at your current address. The meter at your new address will also be read during electricity connection. A search with the GoSwitch price comparison tool will show you the electricity retailers available for your new postcode, with potential for major savings on energy bills.

Every retailer offers a wide range of incentives and contract features to attract new customers, and moving house is the ideal time to review your current energy contract. If you locate a better deal for your new address, GoSwitch can make it happen for you, and our service to you is 100% free. At GoSwitch, we help you understand potential moving fees such as:

  • Disconnection/Connection fee
  • Meter Reading fee
  • Urgent or same-day connection

There are a lot of factors that influence power bills, and GoSwitch makes sure you get the best available deal on supply charges, usage charges, kW/h charges, rebates, and a whole lot more.

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Book your move – making moving home easy

Disconnecting and reconnecting your business or household can be a logistical nightmare. Finding the best provider and plan for your new electricity connection is the first step in a timely and cost-effective move to a new office or residence. GoSwitch partners with highly regarded Australian gas and electricity retailers to ensure your connection is secure and the service is first-class. Our energy partners include:

  • Energy Australia
  • AGL
  • Dodo
  • 1st Energy
  • Blue NRG
  • Sumo
  • OVO
  • PowerDirect
  • Origin Energy

Use the GoSwitch energy price comparison service and make an informed decision for your next contract. The search takes only a few minutes, with no obligation to change from your present energy deal. Here’s how it works:

Get started with an energy usage profile of your home or business.

Compare the deals of energy retailers with our state-of-the-art comparison technology.

Set up and start saving with a better electricity deal.

Compare different gas and electricity plans with GoSwitch

GoSwitch is Australia’s favourite energy price comparison service for all the right reasons. Whether you live in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, or the ACT, we have energy providers waiting to offer you a better deal. We investigate every means of saving you money, including:

  • Next business day power connection
  • New contract incentives
  • Lower electricity distributor and retailer tariffs (charges)
  • Zero exit fees
  • Rebates and concessions
  • Electricity and gas plan bundle deals
  • Combined gas/electricity/broadband energy account on a single bill
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GoSwitch can help if you have any questions

The free GoSwitch service includes the opportunity to speak with a call centre energy expert. Ask questions about gas and electricity connections to ensure you get the right power deal for your home or business. GoSwitch receives a commission from energy retailers for establishing new connections in NSWVicQld, SA and other parts of Australia, and we don’t charge you a cent.

Simply enter your postcode in the GoSwitch search engine to find well-known retailers in your area, and start fine-tuning a better gas or electricity connection for your home and lifestyle.  

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FAQs about Getting a Gas and Electricity Connection

Use the GoSwitch energy price comparison tool to locate competitive power deals and plan information from trusted retailers. With GoSwitch on your side, you can connect conveniently, with power on schedule and savings from your first bill.

Gas connection and electricity connection charges are up to the retailer, and your GoSwitch energy expert can help you with the details. If you are sticking with the same retailer there may be no charge. If, on the other hand, you require a same-day urgent connection, it can cost hundreds of dollars.

The company in charge of your area’s electricity distribution network is responsible for connecting power to your new home. It’s a good idea to give your electricity retailer several business day’s notice of your move for home or business energy connection.

You can pre-arrange to have gas and electricity connected the day you move in. This will also assist the movers and anyone else needing power at your residence or business. For up-to-date gas and electricity plan information in real-time, use the powerful GoSwitch price comparison tool. If you have any questions, we are only a phone call away and ready to assist.