Free resources are available to assist community service workers to better help clients with energy costs. Electricity bills continue to be a challenge for Tasmanians living on low incomes and many others.
So although there was no spike in the cost to Hydro of generating power, Tasmanians were set to pay a substantially higher wholesale price.
There are lots of simple ways to reduce power costs – even if you live in a rental house.
We see this Draft Bill as an opportunity to not only provide a “head of power” to the Minister to require a gas retailer to offer supply.