Compare gas prices in NSW

We looked through the data and found that you might be paying a couple of hundred dollars too much for gas every year.

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If you haven't switched your gas provider in a while, you could be paying a lot more than you need to.

We looked at the numbers* and found that residents in Sydney's Ausnet network had a gap of $160 between the median standing gas offer and median market offer.

*AER Annual Retail Markets Report 2019-20 - September 2020 - Chart 3.6. You may be put on a standing offer when your original plan's benefit period expires or when you move house.

Compare gas providers in NSW

Name Product Electricity availability Gas availability Features Customer service rating More details Details
Origin
Origin
NSW, VIC, QLD, SA, ACT
NSW, VIC, QLD, SA, ACT, WA
  • GreenPower
  • Solar
  • Monthly billing
  • Credit card fees

Customer service rating

Customer service rating
  • GreenPower
  • Solar
  • Monthly billing
  • Credit card fees
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No exit fees or lock-in contracts on most of their market offerings.
AGL
AGL
NSW, VIC, QLD, SA
NSW, VIC, QLD, SA, WA
  • GreenPower
  • Solar
  • Monthly billing
  • Credit card fees

Customer service rating

Customer service rating
  • GreenPower
  • Solar
  • Monthly billing
  • Credit card fees
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Energy Australia
Energy Australia
NSW, VIC, QLD, SA, ACT
NSW, VIC, SA, ACT
  • GreenPower
  • Solar
  • Monthly billing
  • Credit card fees

Customer service rating

Customer service rating
  • GreenPower
  • Solar
  • Monthly billing
  • Credit card fees
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ActewAGL
ActewAGL
NSW, ACT
NSW, ACT
  • GreenPower
  • Solar
  • Monthly billing
  • Credit card fees

Customer service rating

Customer service rating
  • GreenPower
  • Solar
  • Monthly billing
  • Credit card fees
Enquire now
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Alinta
Alinta
NSW, VIC, QLD, SA
NSW, VIC, SA, WA
  • GreenPower
  • Solar
  • Monthly billing

Customer service rating

Customer service rating
  • GreenPower
  • Solar
  • Monthly billing
Enquire now
More infoView details
Red Energy
Red Energy
NSW, VIC, QLD, SA, ACT
NSW, VIC, QLD, SA
  • GreenPower
  • Solar
  • Monthly billing

Customer service rating

Customer service rating
  • GreenPower
  • Solar
  • Monthly billing
Enquire now
More infoView details
Simply Energy
Simply Energy
NSW, VIC, QLD, SA
NSW, VIC, SA, WA
  • GreenPower
  • Solar
  • Monthly billing
  • Credit card fees

Customer service rating

Customer service rating
  • GreenPower
  • Solar
  • Monthly billing
  • Credit card fees
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Cheap gas providers in NSW

Plan NameContract TermTariff typeEstimated Quarterly PriceMore details

Origin Go

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Basic Plan Information

Ongoing contract with a 12-month benefit period
Single rate$150
Includes GST

Residential Market

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Basic Plan Information

No contract term
Single rate$152
Includes GST
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Red Taronga Saver

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Basic Plan Information

No contract term
Single rate$158
Includes GST

Sumo Assure Gas

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Basic Plan Information

Ongoing contract with ongoing benefit period
Single rate$156
Includes GST
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NSW Residential Gas Budget Offer

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Basic Plan Information

No contract term
Single rate$162
Includes GST

GLOSAVE Residential(Jemena)-Jemena Gas Network

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Basic Plan Information

No contract term
Single rate$166
Includes GST and conditional discounts

Total Plan Home

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Basic Plan Information

Ongoing contract with one-year benefit period
Single rate$166Go to site

Residential Essentials

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Basic Plan Information

Ongoing contract with one-year benefit period
Single rate$169
Includes GST
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Which brands offer gas in NSW?

AGL

AGL is one of the three largest energy retailers in Australia and accounts for about 20% of Australia's total electricity generation.

Alinta Energy

Alinta Energy is a private company owned by a Hong Kong-based organisation and currently employs around 800 people across Australia and New Zealand.

Click Energy

Click Energy is a smaller retailer that operates primarily online, which it claims helps keep the cost of its energy down.

CovaU

CovaU is an Australian owned and operated energy retailer based in Sydney, providing gas and electricity to its customers.

Discover Energy

Discover Energy is an Australia-based company that launched in 2019 and offers customised solar solutions for its customers.

Dodo

As a retailer, Dodo not only sells electricity and gas in Australia but also Internet and mobile plans.

EnergyAustralia

One of Australia's three largest energy retailers, EnergyAustralia is owned by a Hong Kong-based company and owns a number of primarily coal-powered electricity generation assets.

GloBird Energy

GloBird Energy is an Australian retailer based in Melbourne that sells energy plans in Victoria and NSW.

Origin Energy

Origin Energy is Australia's largest energy retailer, founded in 2000 and meeting 30% of East Coast energy demand.

Red Energy

Red Energy is a 100% Australian company owned by Snowy Hydro, although its energy portfolio does not consist of many renewables.

Simply Energy

Simply Energy was founded in 2005 by an international power company called ENGIE and has its head offices in Melbourne.

Sumo

Sumo is an Australian owned electricity retailer based in Melbourne that also sells Internet bundles to its customers.

Average gas price in NSW

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Our research found that the average quarterly gas bill in Australia is around $210. NSW came in slightly cheaper at $194 per quarter.

StateQuarterlyAnnual
NSW$194$776
VIC$239$956
QLD$184$736
SA$211$844

Is price everything?

If your primary concern is money, then the best plan for you will be the one with the lowest usage and supply rates. However, watch out for low rates that are the result of discounts or deals that expire or have certain requirements.

There are two main discount types:

  • Guaranteed discounts. Always apply with no special conditions.
  • Conditional discounts. Require you to meet a condition to apply. A pay-on-time discount, for example, will be removed if you're late with a payment, potentially making your rates much higher than advertised.

What rebates can I get in NSW for gas?

Rebates will give you a certain amount back on your energy bills if you qualify for them. Here are some of the current rebates for gas in NSW:

  • Energy Accounts Payment Assistance scheme. Helps people experiencing a short-term financial crisis or an emergency pay their energy bill.
  • NSW Gas Rebate. Natural gas and LPG rebates for eligible pensioners, veterans and low-income customers.

How do you get a connection?

If you're moving into a house or apartment with a natural gas connection and you haven't had one before, here's how you can get it activated:


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Get your landlord or agent to do it.
If you're renting, there's a chance that the landlord will be responsible for the energy account at the property. You can sort out details with them, and let them handle connection fees if needed.

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Compare online.
You can compare different gas providers using our Energy Plan Finder and find a gas plan that works for you.

Do you have a choice of gas provider?

Yes. Residents of NSW have a choice of what gas or electricity retailer they wish to go with.

However, if you're part of an embedded gas network where the property owner buys gas and resells it to tenants, you may not be able to choose your gas retailer. You will still be able to appeal to the Energy Ombudsman if you aren't treated fairly.


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