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.
Comparing with us is always free. No hidden fees and we remain transparent throughout every step of the process.
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.
Are rising gas bills a concern? Well, if you live in a state with a deregulated energy market, like Victoria, you can safeguard yourself against price rises by switching to a more competitive gas plan.
Don’t worry, you won’t have to spend hours going through all the energy providers on the Internet to find gas plans. Mozo’s service will take just a few minutes to help you compare individual gas plans as well as dual fuel services in your area to choose the perfect plan for your household. Don’t believe us? Why don’t you try using our energy comparison tool and find out for yourself!
Gas services are available across Victoria. If you want to find out whether gas is available at your property you can make an online enquiry at the AustralianGas Networks website by providing your name, primary contact details and address.
Or, if you already have a gas meter at your property and would just like to compare some of the gas plans in your area, you can use Mozo’s gas comparison tool to find out.
If you are looking for your options for electricity head to our Victoria electricity page.
Your choice of gas provider is based on where you live as different providers service different areas. Our service compares a range of gas providers that operate in Victoria including:
While we do not compare every single plan on the market, we certainly try to compare a wide selection of the plans that are available if you sign up as a new customer.
If you want some real customer insight into any of these providers like whether they have accurate billing or if they have good customer service, head on over to our customer reviews section to read gas reviews. We’ve rounded up hundreds of gas reviews from real customers so you can have access to unbiased opinions before you make your final choice.
The cost of your gas service is determined by several factors including where you live and of course, how much gas you consume.
On your gas bill you will find these two charges:
As well as usage and supply charges, you should consider a number of other features when choosing the right gas plan for your household.
Some features to keep top of mind include:
There are a number of energy providers in VIC that allow you to package your electricity and gas services. Opting for a dual energy plan does have its advantages, for instance, you have the convenience of only dealing with one supplier and some energy providers also offer a discount when you purchase both services from them. However, it may not necessarily be your cheapest option, so be sure to compare dual fuel packages as well as single service plans if you’re after a budget-friendly energy plan for your household.
Yes, you can reduce your gas bill in two ways. The first way is to cut back on how much gas you use. If you’re scratching your head for ways to lower your gas consumption especially during the winter months, swing by our energy savings tips hub or you can check out our article here on Top (wallet friendly) ways to heat your home this winter.
The second way to slash the size of your energy bill is to switch providers. If you’ve been with your gas supplier for a while, it’s very likely that there is a more competitive plan out there in the market right now. Go find it using Mozo’s free price comparison tool and see how much you could save.
The amount of time it will take you to switch your gas services to a new supplier depends on where you live in Victoria and when your meter was last read. The switching process can only take place on your next scheduled meter read, which could take up to three months before you start receiving your bill from your new supplier. If you’re moving houses, you can usually transfer your gas account to your new address within a few days. Just make sure you give your provider about 2-5 days notice to make sure they can move your account smoothly.
This depends on the type of contract you have with your current gas supplier. If you are on an open contract you will have the flexibility to switch providers without having to pay an exit fee. However, you may have to pay some extra charges when switching providers if you have a fixed gas plan and you are leaving the contract before the fixed period ends.
Are you moving houses? There may be a connection fee to consider which will cover the transfer of your gas services to your new VIC address. This fee is most likely to be included in your first gas bill.
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.
There would be some cons for this energy provider but they're constantly working on fixing issues and I'm glad I'm part of this company. Very fair gas prices and discounts for pensioners as well.Read full review
There would be some cons for this energy provider but they're constantly working on fixing issues and I'm glad I'm part of this company. Very fair gas prices and discounts for pensioners as well.
Alinta energy is a family friendly energy provider. I have been a customer for 29 years and have no problems giving a good reference as they're compassionate if your having financial hardship, they're being brilliant during the Covid-19 crisis which has been hard on everyone this year.Read full review
Alinta energy is a family friendly energy provider. I have been a customer for 29 years and have no problems giving a good reference as they're compassionate if your having financial hardship, they're being brilliant during the Covid-19 crisis which has been hard on everyone this year.
As more households embrace renewable energy, new figures have revealed that solar photovoltaic (PV) systems are being installed at record numbers across the country. According to the ACT Government’s 2019/20 annual feed-in tariff report, there are more than 28,000 solar generators in the Territory, an increase of more than 17% during the previous financial year. What’s more impressive is that rooftop solar within the ACT has produced more than 135 megawatts during the 2019/20 financial year. Plus, more than 47,000 MWh came from over 10,000 solar PVs that were provided by the ACT Government’s Feed-In Tariff (FiT) scheme, an incentive from 2009 that was designed to boost solar uptake and reduce solar system prices altogether. “It’s great to see incentives like these are giving the average household the opportunity to generate their own electricity and save on their energy bills,” said Mozo Director, Kirsty Lamont.
With a sudden strict four month lockdown it’s safe to say Victorians haven’t had an easy 2020. But with the Essential Services Commission (ESC) announcing its final energy prices determination for 2021, the new year may already be off to a better start. The ESC has announced that the Victorian Default Offer (VDO) will fall by 10% for residential customers and 14% for small businesses customers. That equates to a bill reduction of $159 per year and $916 a year, respectively.As a quick recap, the VDO, which came into effect 1 July 2019, is a default energy offer available to all customers in Victoria who choose to not engage in the energy market - that is, comparing offers and switching plans. The VDO also replaced standing offers and capped prices, preventing retailers from charging expensive plans to customers on these offers. “The fall in the default offer is being mainly driven by lower wholesale electricity purchase costs, with lower prices likely to assist many Victorian households and small businesses in recovering from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic,” said Essential Services Commission pricing director, Marcus Crudden.The state’s economic regulator estimates that these price reductions will provide some much needed bill relief to around 125,000 households and 40,000 small businesses.
From rates to tariffs and random fees, it’s no wonder energy bills have a reputation of being difficult to comprehend. Unfortunately, it often means many Aussies pick up a few myths on the way to understanding their energy bill. So, if one of your goals in the new year is to get on top of your personal finance, we’ve jotted down four energy bill myths to be aware of.
With less than three weeks to go until we welcome in the new year, many Aussies may have already begun thinking about the goals they want to achieve in 2021. And for some, that can mean giving their home an energy efficiency upgrade. According to CSIRO building simulation research lead, Anthony Wright, the average Aussie household is rated only 2.2 stars out of 10 for energy efficiency. However, if the average Sydney or Melbourne home were to bump that figure up to a 4.9 stars, they could save up to $480 a year on their energy bills.When it comes to improving energy efficiency around the house, you might be surprised to learn that substantial savings can be made just by making small improvements. For instance, draught sealing and filling gaps or cracks around windows and doors are a great place to start. Other options include updating energy guzzling appliances for energy saving ones or installing external blinds to block out heat. But for the Aussies who don’t mind taking things to the next level, upgrading hot water systems, air conditioning and other appliances could deliver annual savings of $900, says Wright. “It’s also worthwhile getting an energy rate involved early,” Wright said in a recent interview with The New Daily. “It can seem like it costs, but it will pay back in comfort and energy bill savings in spades over time, as they can do a before-and-after rating, and also provide consultation on tweaking your renovation as you go.”
When Australia officially entered lockdown in March, thousands of people and small businesses were left stranded with a reduced income or forced to shut down, struggling to keep up with regular expenses, like their energy bill. And according to the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) Annual Retail Markets Report, those households and small businesses still remain in ‘energy debt’ to their retailers. The report found a sharp increase in energy debt amongst small businesses, with the total jumping from $35 million in March 2020 to $45 million in June 2020. For residential customers, long-term electricity debt reportedly increased by 21% between 31 March and 2 November to $124.5 million. Almost 60,000 households also took advantage of their retailers' offer to defer energy bills for a time, providing some breathing room. “If you are struggling to pay your bills, talk to your retailer about your debt – even if you can’t afford to pay anything right now,” said AER chair, Clare Savage. “You won’t be disconnected, and your retailer will work with you to set up a plan and help you start paying off your debt.”And it looks like most Aussies were satisfied with their retailer’s support, as there were 29% fewer complaints made to retailers and 26% fewer complaints to the ombudsman since the 2018/19 financial 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.