When you move into your new home, you will need to set up an account for electricity and possibly gas in your name. 

There is a great choice of energy companies in New South Wales to help reduce your power bills.

 Three of the most common providers are:

  • Origin Energy—call them on 13 24 61 and if you'd like an interpreter, call 1300 137 427.
  • Energy Australia—call them on 133 466 and if you’d like an interpreter, 131 450.
  • AGL—call them on 131 245 and if you'd like an interpreter, call 131 450.


Energy contracts can be legally enforced, so make sure you understand the terms and conditions. If you don't understand something, ask your energy company.

Your energy company may charge you a fee if you move or end your contract early.


There are plenty of websites that let you compare prices. If you want information on choosing an energy company, visit the NSW Department of Industry Resources and Energy website.

 Most companies offer discounts or payment plans to people experiencing financial hardship.


You may be eligible to apply for these rebates

  • Low Income Household Rebate
  • Gas Rebate
  • Life Support Rebate
  • Medical Energy Rebate
  • Family Energy Rebate


Contact your energy company for more information.