1 July 2018 Energy Price Changes

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Australia's major energy retailers have updated their 1 July pricing tariffs for 2018 across New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia with some minor relief compared to the last few years of significant price increases.

Most residential and small business plans are relatively unchanged with either small increases or decreases between 0-3%. The largest increase will be hitting AGL small business gas customers in South Australia with a 4.6% rise in prices, while Origin Energy customers will enjoy a 4% decrease in rates for small business electricity customers in New South Wales and South East Queensland.

New South Wales

  • AGL residential customers will experience a 0.3% decrease in electricity rates and 1.8% increase gas rates.
  • AGL small business customers will experience a 0.1% decrease in electricity and 2.5% increase in gas rates.
  • Some EnergyAustralia customers in New South Wales on the Secure Saver plan will receive a 3% reduction in usage and supply charges, while all other New South Wales customers will experience no changes to their rates.
  • Origin Energy residential customers will experience no change in electricity rates and a 3% decrease in gas rates.
  • Origin Energy small business customers will experience no change in electricity rates and a 4% decrease in gas rates.

South East Queensland

  • AGL residential customers will experience a 1.6% decrease in electricity rates and no change to gas rates.
  • AGL small business customers will experience a 1% decrease in electricity and no change to gas rates.
  • EnergyAustralia customers will not face any rate changes.
  • Origin Energy residential customers will experience a 1.3% decrease in electricity rates and no change to gas rates.
  • Origin Energy small business customers will experience a 4% decrease in electricity rates and no change to gas rates.

South Australia

  • AGL residential customers will experience a 0.4% decrease in electricity rates and 2.1% increase in gas rates.
  • AGL small business customers will experience a 0.3% decrease in electricity and 4.6% increase in gas rates.
  • EnergyAustralia customers will not face any rate changes.
  • Origin Energy residential customers will experience a 1% decrease in electricity rates and no change to gas rates.
  • Origin Energy small business customers will experience a 1.4% decrease in electricity rates and no change to gas rates.

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Sources

AGL price changes

Energy Australia price changes

Origin price changes