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10 electricity and gas sign-up deals available for December 2023

Switch energy providers and take advantage of energy deals including credits and points.

Here are some of the best sign-up deals available for electricity and gas in Australia for December 2023, from some of the country's biggest retailers.

  • Biggest first bill credit: AGL - $150 credit on first bill (select plans only. Eligible for NSW, VIC and QLD residents)
  • Earn frequent flyer points: Red Energy - Earn up to 10,000 Qantas points on Qantas Red Plan (new customers in ACT, NSW, QLD, SA and VIC)

1. AGL deals

New customers from NSW, VIC and QLD residents can get up to $150 credit on selected energy plans on their first bill.

AGL is also offering a new Netflix plan, which includes the Netflix Standard with ads as part of your electricity plan. This plan is available to both existing and new Netflix customers.

Additionally, you can sign up to any AGL Seniors electricity or gas plan and get up to as much as $250 credit. This offer is available to residents in NSW, VIC and QLD.

Get up to $150 sign up credit on selected AGL plans

New customers from NSW, VIC and QLD can get up to $150 credit on selected energy plans on their first bill. T&Cs apply.

New customers from NSW, VIC and QLD can get up to $150 credit on selected energy plans on their first bill. T&Cs apply.

2. Powershop deals

Get a $150 sign-up credit on your first electricity bill. T&Cs apply.

  • Availability: For NSW, VIC and QLD residents only.

$150 free credit

Available to new customers in NSW, VIC, QLD. T&Cs apply.

Available to new customers in NSW, VIC, QLD. T&Cs apply.

3. EnergyAustralia deals

Residents from NSW, VIC and QLD can get up to 21% guaranteed discount on top of their electricity bill when they choose the FlexiPower plan. NSW, VIC, SA and ACT customers can also get up to 18% off the total gas bill on the FlexiPower plan.

  • Availability: New customers in SA, NSW, ACT, VIC, QLD
  • Carbon-neutral option: Pay no extra cost for 100% carbon-neutral home energy when you opt in.

Up to 21% guaranteed discount

Switch to EnergyAustralia's FlexiPower plan to get up to 21% electricity discount. T&Cs apply.

Switch to EnergyAustralia's FlexiPower plan to get up to 21% electricity discount. T&Cs apply.

4. Energy Locals deals

New customers in NSW get their annual membership fees for free for the first 6 months while new customers in VIC get $100 credit when they sign up for the Online Member plan.

  • Availability: New residential energy plan customers in NSW and VIC

Save up to $100 with the Energy Locals Online member plan

New customers in VIC save up to $100 when they sign up for the Online Member plan. Once per customer only. T&Cs apply.

New customers in VIC save up to $100 when they sign up for the Online Member plan. Once per customer only. T&Cs apply.

5. Simply Energy deals

Customers in NSW, VIC, QLD, and SA will receive up to $300 welcome credit on their first electricity bill when they sign up to select Simply Energy plans.

  • Availability: NSW, VIC, QLD, SA
  • Carbon neutrality: All of Simply Energy's plans are 100% carbon neutral.

Get guaranteed discounts with Simply Energy

Get up to $300 welcome credit when you join Simply Energy. T&Cs apply.

Get up to $300 welcome credit when you join Simply Energy. T&Cs apply.

6. Alinta Energy deals

Sports fans can nab 1 year's worth of streaming through Kayo Sports (try a 7-day free Kayo Sport trial) when they sign up for Alinta's Sports Pack Electricity plan.

  • Availability: New residential energy plan customers in NSW, VIC, QLD, SA, WA (gas only).
  • Rewards shop: Access Alinta's Rewards Shop with up to 35% off experiences (varies by state) and 5% off certain retail and electronics brands, everyday essentials and dining.

Get 1 year free Kayo Sports subscription

That's 12 months to enjoy a Kayo basic plan valued at up to $330. T&Cs apply.

That's 12 months to enjoy a Kayo basic plan valued at up to $330. T&Cs apply.

7. Origin Energy deals

Sign up to an Origin Everyday Rewards Variable or Origin Go Variable plan online and get $100 credit on your account after 1 November 2023.

Add your Everyday Rewards number for up to 5,000 bonus points when you sign up for both electricity and gas on an Origin Everyday Rewards plan. That's 2,500 points for each energy type.

You also get 1 Everyday Rewards point for each $1 you pay on your energy bill. Plus, add Origin Go Zero Electricity and/or Natural Gas to collect up to 4,000 additional bonus Everyday Rewards points.

  • Availability: New residential customers in NSW, QLD, SA.
  • Bundles: Save $10 a month on internet when you bundle your Origin Internet plan with Origin Energy.

Get up to $150 credit

Sign up to an Origin Everyday Rewards Variable or Origin Go Variable plan online to get $150 electricity credit after 15 January 2024. T&Cs apply.

Sign up to an Origin Everyday Rewards Variable or Origin Go Variable plan online to get $150 electricity credit after 15 January 2024. T&Cs apply.

8. Red Energy deals

Red Energy offers great value for the Qantas Frequent Flyers!

Switch to a Qantas Red plan and earn Qantas Points on every $1 spent on energy bills. Plus, earn up to 10,000 bonus Qantas Points.

  • Availability: New residential customers in ACT, NSW, QLD, SA and VIC.

Switch to a Qantas Red plan and earn up to 10,000 bonus Qantas Points

You'll also earn 2 points per $1 spent on energy bills. T&Cs apply.

You'll also earn 2 points per $1 spent on energy bills. T&Cs apply.

9. Lumo Energy deals

Get $25 bonus Lumo Rewards credit when you switch to an eligible Lumo Plus electricity plan.

You will also get an additional $50 bonus credit to Lumo Rewards when you pay your bills on time.

  • Availability: New residential customers in SA.
  • 100% Australian-owned: Lumo Energy is 100% Australia-owned so you can expect an excellent service from them.

$25 bonus Lumo Rewards credit

Available to new customers in SA. T&Cs apply.

Available to new customers in SA. T&Cs apply.

10. Nectr deals

Get a $50 sign-up credit on your second electricity bill. T&Cs apply.

  • Availability: For NSW, QLD, ACT and VIC residents only.

Get $50 free credit

Sign up to Nectr plans online and get $50 electricity credit. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply. Ends 20.12.23

Sign up to Nectr plans online and get $50 electricity credit. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply. Ends 20.12.23

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Compare electricity and gas sign-up deals

ProviderStateDealSign up
AGLNSW, VIC, QLDUp to $250 sign-up credit for new senior customers. T&Cs apply.

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AGLNSW, VIC, QLDUp to $150 sign-up credit. T&Cs apply.

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Amber ElectricNSW, VIC, QLD, SA, ACTUp to $180 off for 6 months for CommBank customers. T&Cs apply.

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Ampol EnergyQLD$100 gift card. T&Cs apply.

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Ampol EnergyQLDCustomers get 10 cents a litre off fuel with Ampol. T&Cs apply.

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Dodo EnergyNSW, VIC$10 discount by bundling internet and energy. T&Cs apply.

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Energy LocalsVIC$100 one time bill credit for new Online member sign-ups. T&Cs apply.

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Energy LocalsNSW, SASave $89.94 off your annual membership fee for new Online member sign-ups. T&Cs apply.

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GloBird EnergyNSW, VIC, QLD, SA$10 account credit for new customers signing up. Use code 'HAPPY10' T&Cs apply.
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Kogan EnergyNSW, QLD, SA, VICFree Kogan First membership. T&Cs apply.

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Kogan EnergyNSW, QLD, SA, VICOne-off $99 sign-up credit for existing Kogan First members. T&Cs apply.

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PowershopNSW, VIC, QLDGet $150 sign up credit on the Switch Saver plan. T&Cs apply.

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Sumo EnergyNSW, VIC, QLD, SASave 4c per litre when you sign up for electricity and register for a United fuel discount card. T&Cs apply.
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Red EnergyNSW, QLD, SA, VIC, ACT15,000 bonus Qantas Points. T&Cs apply.
Origin EnergyNSW, QLD, SA, VIC, ACT5,000 bonus Everyday Rewards points. T&Cs apply.

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Alinta EnergyNSW, QLD, SA, VIC, WA1 year free Kayo Sports. T&Cs apply.
KleenheatWA$50 welcome bonus. T&Cs apply.
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KleenheatWAUp to 35% off natural gas charges for the first 12 months. T&Cs apply.
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OVO EnergyNSW, VIC, QLD, SA$100 sign up credit paid over 12 months. T&Cs apply.
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OVO EnergyNSW, VIC, QLD, SAAutomatically go in the draw to win a brand new Tesla. T&Cs apply.
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Nectr EnergyNSW, QLD, ACT, VIC$50 sign up credit on your second electricity bill. T&Cs apply.
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Electricity and gas referral deals

Signing up for a new energy plan or know someone who is? Some energy providers offer referral deals which can save both of you some money. If you're moving house then it's worth asking around to try and save.

  • Diamond Energy. Existing customers in NSW, VIC, QLD or SA can receive ongoing benefits through the Thr1ve program. Each new customer you refer will receive a $35 sign-on credit. Plus you'll receive a 2% discount on your usage and supply charges for each friend you refer. Refer 5 friends? That's a discount of 10%. You'll continue to receive the discount so long as your referral remains with Diamond and can earn up to 100% total discount.
  • Red Energy. Existing customers in NSW, VIC, QLD, SA or ACT can choose between a $25 gift card and 1,500 Qantas Points for each new customer they refer.
  • Nectr. Existing customers in NSW, VIC, ACT and QLD can receive a $50 bill credit for each new customer they refer.
  • OVO Energy. Existing customers in NSW, QLD, SA and VIC can receive $120 in bill credit (paid in monthly instalments over 12 months) when they successfully refer a friend. Their referral will also receive $120 bill credit. There's no limit to how many friends you can refer.
  • Energy Locals. New customers in NSW, VIC, QLD, SA, ACT or TAS can receive a $50 bill credit when they quote an existing member's account number during sign-up. Once the new customer has signed up successfully, the referrer will also get a $50 credit.
  • Lumo Energy. New customers in VIC or SA can receive a $25 gift card when they quote their friend's account number on sign-up. Best of all your friend will get a $25 gift card too.
  • CovaU Energy. Existing customers in NSW, VIC, SA, TAS, ACT and QLD can get $50 EFTPOS gift card for each new successful customer they refer.
  • GloBird Energy. Existing GloBird customers can get $50 account credit on the next bill after their friend pays their first bill. The referred friend will also receive the $50 credit on their second invoice.
  • Momentum Energy. Existing customers in NSW, VIC, QLD or SA can get $50 off your bill each time their referred friend successfully signed up for electricity. The referred friend will also get $50 on their account.
  • Arcline Energy. New customers in VIC can receive a $50 bill credit when they quote an existing member's account number during sign-up. Once the new customer has signed up successfully, the referrer will also get a $50 credit on their next bill.

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