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.
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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.