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The Energy Made Easy site is maintained by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER). The information and publications made available on our site are solely intended to provide a general understanding of the subject matter and to help you assess whether you need more detailed information.

Web content is not legal advice

The material on this website is not and should not be regarded as legal advice. Users should seek their own legal advice where appropriate.

Every effort is made to ensure that the material on this website is accurate and up to date. However, we do not guarantee or warrant the accuracy, completeness or currency of the information provided.

In all cases, anyone proposing to rely on or use the material on this website should independently verify its accuracy, completeness, currency and relevance for their own purposes.

Information provided by third parties

The electricity and gas plans in the Energy Made Easy website have been provided by energy companies. Energy companies who use this website are required to upload accurate and up to date information to this website. The AER does not verify the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information provided by energy companies on this website. Accordingly, the AER does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information provided. If you wish to take up a plan listed on this website, you should contact the relevant energy company to confirm that the plan is available to you and to obtain information about the terms and conditions of the plan.

Web content is not financial advice

The Energy Made Easy site does not provide financial advice. The calculated estimated costs are an estimate only. The amount you will actually pay will depend on your actual usage of gas or electricity and the plan you are on.

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This website contains links to other websites that are external to the AER. The AER has no direct control over the content of the linked sites, or the changes that may occur to the content of those sites. The AER accepts no responsibility for material contained in any website that is linked to this site.

Links provided to other websites are provided for the user’s convenience and do not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those sites or of any third party products or services offered by, from or through those sites. Users of links provided on this website are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the website they visit.


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We encourage the distribution and exchange of general information provided on this website. The Commonwealth owns the copyright in all material produced by our staff. All general and guidance material presented on this website is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence (or CC BY 4.0 licence), with the exception of:

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View the terms of the licence and a summary of the terms on the Creative Commons website.

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But where you have modified AER copyright material, you should make that clear. For example, by stating:

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You may share links to pages on our website, provided that:

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Wherever a third party holds copyright in material presented on this website, the copyright remains with that party. Their permission may be required to use the material.

The AER has made all reasonable efforts to:

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Last updated on Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at 6:58 PM