Our gas comparison service is 100% online so you can compare and switch at a time that suits you, not the call centre of the gas supplier. Found a great deal with our site? You can complete your application direct from our site and we'll handle your switch end to end, from setting up your new account and letting your old provider know you've switched gas plans.
Simply punch in your postcode, answer a few quick questions about your household’s gas usage and we’ll instantly provide a list of gas plans available in your area, ranked by cost.
Mozo does not compare every gas plan in Australia but we do compare current market offers from a range of well-known gas providers like Energy Australia and AGL. At the moment, we also only compare gas plans in the deregulated marketing of New South Wales, Canberra, Victoria, South Australia and South-East Queensland.
A trailblazer in financial comparison since 2008, Mozo is used by millions of Australians each year.
Our energy comparison tools, guides and savings tips exist for one reason, to help you save money on your gas bills.
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Simply enter your postcode and get personalised results to suit your needs.
See available gas plans ranked by cost and compare deals side by side.
Choose a plan. We’ll notify your old and new provider for a seamless switch.
With so many residential gas providers operating in Australia it is no wonder that choosing a cheap plan can be confusing. Mozo cuts through the confusion to help you save time and money.
We’ve created an energy comparison service so that you can quickly and easily compare cheap gas plans in your area.
1. Get a recent bill handy - All we need is a few quick details like your postcode, household size and current usage and we'll be able to give you an estimate of some of the gas plans that are available in your area. If you don’t have a recent bill, we can provide you with an estimated gas quote.
2. Review results - You’ll instantly see the average price estimates for your postcode on the results screen. Mozo also publishes customer gas reviews of all providers listed on our site so that you can see what real customers are saying about their gas service before signing up.
3. Switch - Once you’ve chosen the best gas plan for you, it’s time to switch providers. You can complete your application direct from our service and once your account has been confirmed we’ll even notify your old provider. They will then do a final meter ready, issue you with your final bill. Rest assured there will be no interruption to your gas service.
Despite the fact that many of us use gas daily to cook, heat our homes and water, many Australians still aren’t 100% clear on how gas plans work and how our gas bills get calculated.
Similar to an electricity plan, your gas plan is made up of two charges: a fixed charge, also known as the daily supply charge and a usage charge.
The daily supply cost is the amount your gas retailer charges you to supply your home with gas on a daily basis. And because it is a fixed cost the amount does not change, regardless of how much gas your home uses. Your usage charge on the other hand is dependent on your household’s daily gas usage and is displayed as megajoules (MJ) on your bill.
Both of these charges are combined to make up your gas plan, as well as any discounts that are available for either paying on time or having a direct debit set up.
Whether it’s your first or fifth time comparing gas plans, knowing what makes a top gas plan is the trick to snatching up a great deal. While having both a low daily supply and usage charge is ideal, there are a few other features to compare, such as:
The number of energy providers that are compared will depend on where your property is located as different energy providers offer their services in different areas.
For now, we do not compare gas providers in the Northern Territory, Tasmania or Western Australia.
Our database includes plans from a select range of gas providers and we do not compare every available gas plan in the market. Our service compares gas plans that are currently available for new customers from gas retailers. Your current gas plan could be cheaper than the plans that are now available.
For a lot of Aussie households, it makes sense to kill two birds with one stone by opting to having your gas and electricity supplied by the same provider, which is commonly referred to as a ‘dual fuel’ plan.
If you are thinking of signing up to a dual fuel plan, you’ll be happy to know many retailers offer specials and discounts for combining your utilities, which can help you save a few dollars. But before jumping onto a dual fuel plan, it’s still worth comparing gas and electricity separately, to ensure that you’ll be getting the best deal.
To find a cheap gas plan in your area we’ll need to know the suburb or postcode where you currently live or where you will be moving to and the number of people in your household.
As we do not compare every gas plan in the market, the deals on our site may not be the cheapest available. We compare current market offers and if you are on an older plan, there is a chance that you could be on a cheaper rate than what is available now. In many instances, the longer it has been since you’ve switched plans, the more you’ll be paying, which is why we recommend that if you want to make sure you’re always on a cheap plan you compare your gas service annually.
You can tell us whether you want us to include discounts in your gas cost estimates by filtering your preferences on our results page. We include discounts for paying on time and direct debits as well as pensioner concessions.
We can give you an estimate for the household size and your payment preferences based on the average usage in the suburb you are moving to.
If you live in a regulated market, like New South Wales, Victoria or South-East Queensland and are responsible for paying the gas bill on your rental property, then you should have your choice of gas provider. Check out our full renters guide to switching for more information.
Mozo makes money by helping energy providers connect with customers, like you, who are looking for a great energy deal. Most importantly our service is totally free to use and it is the energy providers competing for your business that pay Mozo, not you!
Mozo shares a fee with our partner, CIMET, who helps provide this service. This fee is paid when you complete an application and switch energy providers using our service. Mozo may also earn revenue when energy providers purchase display advertising on our site or when we help them use the all the great data we’ve collected.
I like this provider for their clear billing and set up as an ongoing/new provider. If you are interested in this provider, you should be aware of new billing changes and be clear to set expectations between AGL and yourself. This will allow for open and diverse communication to avoid unwarranted changes in the service. Greater awareness over the sustainability and 'green' action undertaken by AGL could be increased for new customers.Read full review
I like this provider for their clear billing and set up as an ongoing/new provider. If you are interested in this provider, you should be aware of new billing changes and be clear to set expectations between AGL and yourself. This will allow for open and diverse communication to avoid unwarranted changes in the service. Greater awareness over the sustainability and 'green' action undertaken by AGL could be increased for new customers.
According to recent analysis by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) of more than 1.5 million electricity bills, there are more households on market offers and fewer on default offers. A market offer refers to an energy plan advertised by a retailer and can include things like discounts and other incentives. On the other hand, a default offer is the maximum amount a retailer can charge for electricity and is typically a bit pricier. If it’s been a while since you last switched energy retailers or if you’ve never switched retailers, you will most likely be on a default offer.“We often talk about the lazy tax and how much extra it could be costing Aussies who don’t make the effort to shop around on households expenses, like their energy bill,” said Mozo Director, Kirsty Lamont. “Recent Mozo research found that in New South Wales alone, switching from the average to the cheapest electricity plan could save households $286 a year.”So if you’re thinking it’s time you got serious about your energy bill, we’ve jotted down some of the key things to keep in mind when comparing energy plans.
Overall electricity consumption fell by 2% in the second quarter of 2020, compared to the same period last year, according to the latest Inquiry into the National Electricity Market report by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).And unsurprisingly, residential electricity consumption has climbed significantly thanks to the COVID-19 lockdown. Melbourne in particular experienced one of the biggest increases in consumption of between 10% and 30%, compared to last year. ACCC chair Rod Sims believes this increase is set to put a strain on household budgets and cause many households to fall behind with their energy bills. “The pandemic is exacerbating energy affordability concerns. At a time when many consumers are experiencing reduced incomes, increased electricity consumption could lead to rising household debt and financial strain,” he said. “Available data suggests more customers are a month behind in bill payments and energy affordability may become an even bigger concern in coming months.”However, as wholesale electricity prices continue to remain at their lowest in years, Sims says households should soon start to see this reflected in their annual bill. “The drop in wholesale prices is excellent news for consumers, especially at a time of rising household bills. While wholesale price falls have been partially offset by higher network costs (except in South Australia where network costs fell), retailers are legally required to pass on any sustained savings to consumers,” he said.
At the end of September this year, a community owned renewable energy hub was unveiled in Narrabri, New South Wales. Partnered with Byron Bay-based energy provider Enova, the new not-for-profit organisation, ‘Geni.Energy’ aims to give support and encourage locals to get involved in a community-owned renewable energy project.
There’s a common misconception that GreenPower is more expensive than standard electricity, stopping many Aussies from going green with their power. But according to recent Mozo analysis, the cheapest green energy plans were actually better value than the average electricity plan. In fact, depending on your state and distribution zone, households can save between $32 to more than $200 a year. Just in case you weren’t aware, a green energy plan refers to where a percentage of your electricity (between 10% and 100%) is generated from a renewable source. Your retailer will then purchase your nominated amount on your behalf and feed it back into the grid. “In most cases, the data reveals that you can help save the planet and save money at the same time,” said Mozo Banking Expert, Peter Marshall. The data showed that households in Adelaide have the potential to save $257 a year just by switching to the cheapest green electricity plan in the Mozo database - the Powershop Shopper Market Offer Plan. “For our 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Energy Awards, Powershop came out on top as the green retailer with the best residential prices in four states (NSW, VIC, QLD, SA), while Energy Locals had the cheapest green plan for the ACT,” said Marshall. Sydneysiders within the Ausgrid region have the potential to save $166 a year, followed by Canberra ($106), Brisbane ($105) and Inner Melbourne ($43).
Love it or hate it, summer is right around the corner and for many households, that means daily ice blocks, weekly trips to the local pools and of course, switching on the air conditioner. But did you know that 40% of your annual energy bill comes from heating and cooling appliances? According to recent Mozo analysis, that translates to $674 a year! “This year we’ve spent more time indoors than ever before so it’s only natural our energy bills are reflecting a higher consumption rate. As we head into the warmer months it’s important to be aware of the running costs of your household,” said Mozo Director, Kirsty Lamont. “While cooling and heating accounts for the lion’s share of most energy bills, our devices and appliances also make a considerable debt, costing an average of $421.25 a year.”
As we know, the COVID-19 lockdown began in early March, which saw many Aussies having to adjust to work life from the comfort of their couch or unfortunately, experience financial hardship for the very first time.
As Aussies across the country ease themselves back into work following the Christmas break, the Victorian government has been well ahead of the game, announcing its decision for the Victorian Default Offer (VDO).
While the winter chill is certain to send shivers up the spines of many Aussies, the dreaded July 1 energy price update may have a similar effect.