Cheap gas providers in QLD

It’s possible you’re paying up to $200 more than you need to for gas each year. Compare and save.

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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 Brisbane's Ausnet network had a gap of $120 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 QLD

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

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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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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
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Cheap gas providers in QLD?

Plan NameContract TermTariff typeEstimated Quarterly PriceMore details

AGN QLD Residential Gas Budget Offer

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Basic Plan Information

No contract term
Single Rate$127
Includes GST

GLOSAVE Residential(AGN-Brisbane)-AGN QLD

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Basic Plan Information

No contract term
Single Rate$126
Includes GST and conditional discounts

Residential Essentials

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Basic Plan Information

Ongoing contract with 1 year benefit period
Single Rate$141
Includes GST
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Origin Go

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Basic Plan Information

Ongoing contract with 12 months benefit period
Single Rate$147
Includes GST
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Red Taronga Saver

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Basic Plan Information

No contract term
Single Rate$151
Includes GST

Which brands offer gas in QLD?

AGL

As one of the three largest energy retailers in Australia, AGL 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 it currently employs around 800 people across Australia and New Zealand.

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 their energy portfolio does not contain many renewables.

Average gas price in QLD

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

Is price everything?

When price is your main concern, the best plan will be one where you pay the least for usage and supply of your natural gas. Rates that are only low due to discounts and promotional deals usually expire after a period of time, leaving you with high prices afterwards.

There are two main discount types:

  • Guaranteed discounts. This will always apply to your bill as long as it hasn't expired.
  • Conditional discounts. You must meet a condition to enjoy this discount. For example, a pay on time discount will be removed if you're late with your payment, potentially leaving you with much higher rates in the aftermath.

What rebates can I get in QLD for gas?

An energy rebate will refund some of your energy bill if you qualify. These are some of the current rebates for gas in Queensland:

  • Reticulated Natural Gas Rebate. A natural gas rebate for eligible concession card holders.
  • Home Energy Emergency Assistance Scheme. One-off concession for those facing financial difficulty due to an emergency or short-term financial crisis.
  • Concessions for owners of multi-unit buildings/residential communities. For owners who are supplying electricity or natural gas to pensioners, veterans or other eligible concession card holders.

See our rebate page for more information on rebates and concessions.

How do you get a connection?

If you are renting or moving into a house with a natural gas connection, you can get yourself activated in two ways:


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Let your landlord or agent handle it.
Discuss the details and let your landlord handle the natural gas connection. In most cases, the landlord would be responsible for the property energy account when you are renting.

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Compare online.
Use the Energy Plan Finder to compare gas providers and find a gas plan that works for you.

Do you have a choice of gas provider?

This depends on where you live. Residents of South East Queensland have full control over their electricity and gas providers, and they can choose from whatever plans are available. Customers in the rest of Queensland must buy gas from the state distributor.

Additionally, if you live in SE Queensland but are 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 may also not be able to appeal to the Energy Ombudsman if you aren't treated fairly, depending on your situation, although you should be allowed to install a meter if you wish.


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