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5 energy saving tips to welcome winter

As the chill of winter sets in, many of us find ourselves reaching for the thermostat to keep warm. But with heating costs on the rise, it's essential to find ways to stay cosy without breaking the bank.

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6 fun ways for families to save on electricity this winter

As the winter chill sets in, families across the country are cranking up the heat to stay warm and cosy. However, with the rising cost of electricity, keeping your energy bill in check can be a real challenge. The good news is, there are plenty of fun and creative ways for families to save on electricity without sacrificing comfort. So, put on your thinking caps and get ready for some exciting ideas to reduce your energy consumption while still enjoying a fun-filled winter season with the whole family.

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The myths your energy provider wants you to believe

The myths your energy provider wants you to believe

Energy prices are about to get a whole lot more expensive, with new default market offers from the Australian Energy Regulator set to raise bills by up to nearly 25%. If you haven’t considered switching providers, you could be leaving money on the table.

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Check in on your energy spend and avoid energy bill shock

Check in on your energy spend and avoid bill shock

Winter is coming, and unfortunately along with it higher energy bills. The Australian Energy Regulator recently issued its decision on the default market offers that set the baseline for retailers, and from July electricity prices will rise by up to a quarter in some states. This means that now is the time to check that you’re not spending more than you need to on heating your home. While turning down the heating or forgoing the electric blanket on some nights is bound to save you some money on your household energy bill, the biggest savings could be accessed by switching to a better value plan.How much could you save? Well, our researchers found that on average, households could save $464 per year for residential electricity and $204 per year for residential gas by comparing providers^.If you are dreading the impact power hikes might have on your own electricity and gas bills this winter, it makes sense to do a quick price review. Try our Free energy plan comparison service to compare some options available in your postcode and see if you could save by switching.

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